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  Economic development - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Economic development is the development of economic wealth of countries or regions for the well-being of their inhabitants.
Development economics emerged as a branch of economics because economists after World War II become concerned about the low standard of living in so many countries of Latin America, Africa, and Asia.
The first approaches to development economics assumed that the economies of the less developed countries (LDCs), were so different from the developed countries that basic economics could not explain the behavior of LDC economies.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Economic_development   (1535 words)

 Economic Development
For modern economists, however, the status of economic development is somewhat more uncomfortable: it has always been the maverick field, lurking somewhere in the background but not really considered "real economics" but rather an amalgam of sociology, anthropology, history, politics and, all-too- often, ideology.
Nonetheless, "economic development", as it is now understood, really only started in the 1930s when, prompted by Colin Clark's 1939 quantitative study, economists began realizing that most of humankind did not live in an advanced capitalist economic system.
By equating development with output growth, early development theorists, prompted by Ragnar Nurkse (1952), identified capital formation as the crucial component to accelerate development.
cepa.newschool.edu /het/schools/develop.htm   (1793 words)

 Third World Economic Development, by Clive Crook: The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics: Library of Economics and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This shows, first, that the setbacks the developing countries encountered in the eighties—high interest rates, debt-servicing difficulties, falling export prices—were an aberration, and that the currently fashionable pessimism about their future is greatly overdone.
The essential elements of a development strategy based on orthodox economics are macroeconomic stability, foreign trade, and strictly limited intervention in the economy.
A common argument is that many developing countries will be condemned to economic stagnation, regardless of the economic policies their governments pursue, by two factors beyond their control: their insupportable debts and their lack of home-grown entrepreneurs.
www.econlib.org /library/Enc/ThirdWorldEconomicDevelopment.html   (5135 words)

 Economic Development - CPD - HUD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
OED recognizes the extraordinarily diverse range of economic and community development needs among the nation's individual communities, which may range from job retention and creation priorities, to new investments in public facilities and infrastructure and the development of affordable housing.
The Office's core economic development programs are designed to serve as a catalyst in spurring new private sector investment and job creation in communities struggling to secure the benefits of the new economy.
The Office of Economic Development views economic development as a means to an end, working to achieve demonstrable results through the strategic investment of federal economic development resources and helping to increase private enterprise and individual opportunity in every community.
www.hud.gov /offices/cpd/economicdevelopment/index.cfm   (626 words)

 Kern County Economic Development
On April 5, 2005, the Board of Supervisors adopted the County of Kern Economic Development Strategy, Final Report.
Economic Incentive Program to encourage new businesses to locate in Kern County and to encourage those businesses already located here to expand and provide employment opportunities consistent with County goals.
In addition to these primary industries Kern County offers a wide range of recreation and tourism options and is pursuing an economic development strategic plan to further diversify its economy.
www.co.kern.ca.us /econdev   (420 words)

 Governor's Office of Economic Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The new office was created with the passage of HB 318 during the 2005 General Session of the Utah Legislature, which split the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).
The former Division of Business and Economic Development (DBED) and the Utah Division of Travel Development have formed the new Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED).
“Economic development is the cornerstone of my administration and I felt it was important to bring both business development and tourism into the Governor’s Office,” said Governor Huntsman.
goed.utah.gov   (112 words)

 Georgia Institute of Technology :: Economic Development
Economic development has been a vital part of Georgia Tech's mission since the Institute's founding in 1885.
A recent study by the Southern Growth Policies Board found Georgia Tech's economic development program to be the best and most comprehensive of any American university.
The Office of Economic Development and Technology Ventures operates broad-based programs of assistance to Georgia entrepreneurs, businesses, industry and communities, as well as Georgia Tech faculty.
www.gatech.edu /economic-development   (181 words)

 Sherman, Texas: Sherman Economic Development: Home
Since it's inception, Sherman Economic Development Corporation (SEDCO) has focused on a mission and strategy to grow the primary employment sector - those companies with statewide, national and international markets.
Sherman has an exceptionally cohesive and progressive economic development corporation and local government.
The city's local government and private enterprise recognize the importance of a strong, cooperative partnership and have joined forces to ensure continued economic growth and development.
www.sedco.org   (69 words)

 DuPage County Economic Development
In the spring of 2005 DuPage County completed an Economic Development Plan.  The Plan was developed collaboratively with local business leaders, economic development professionals, educational institutions, and local elected officials. It sets forth specific goals and strategies to retain and attract investment to DuPage County.
Economic Development at the County level is coordinated by three entities.  They are:
Programs and services provided by the DuPage County Department of Economic Development are geared towards business expanding in and relocating to the County, real estate professionals, and local economic development professionals.  You can access these resources by using the items on the left navigation bar.
www.co.dupage.il.us /economicdevelopment   (321 words)

 Churchill Economic Development Authority
Surrounded by high desert plains, it is a region full of green fields, fertile pastures and sparkling rivers and lakes.
Fallon, Churchill County is located 60 miles east of Reno and 70 miles east of the California border at the junction of U.S. Highway 50 and 95.
Churchill Economic Development Authority’s primary goal is to diversify and improve the local economy.
www.ceda-nv.org   (189 words)

 Bastrop Economic Development Corporation in Bastrop Texas promoting the industrial park and business incentives
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Bastrop Texas economic development visited Joe Newman and the City of Bastrop often as we will be updating and LCRA adding links on a regular basis.
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www.bastropedc.org   (611 words)

 Wahoo , Nebraska - Economic Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Businesses are interested in Wahoo as a retail or industrial site, especially Airpark, our newest commercial and industrial development.
In 1991, planning began to develop Lake Wanahoo for wildlife habitat, hunting, fishing, camping, hiking trails, swimming, other day use, and "No Wake" boating.
When the existing Wahoo Commercial Park was filled, development plans for the retail commercial/industrial park began and the Airpark project was completed in fall of 1998.
www.wahoo.ne.us /economic.htm   (378 words)

 Economic Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This agency, formed in 1981 by the City of Aurora and Greater Aurora Chamber of Commerce, has worked to attract scores of new businesses to the Community, increasing the tax base and multiplying the numbers of jobs available to residents of Aurora and communities for miles around.
There also is a resurgence of residential development downtown, assuring Central City businesses of a captive customer base.
This area-wide economic growth has resulted in a record number of new housing starts throughout the city, making Aurora one of the Midwest's fastest growing communities.
www.aurora-il.org /economicdevelopment/index.asp   (461 words)

 Economic Development - HUD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
HUD wants to strengthen communities, and economic development is an important part of that effort.
Economic development is all about creating and retaining jobs in our Nation's communities.
Learn about economic development programs from HUD and other federal agencies.
www.hud.gov /economicdevelopment/index.cfm   (131 words)

 Economic Development Division | Ohio Department of Development
The Ohio Department of Development's Economic Development Division works to create, retain and expand job opportunities for all Ohioans.
The Division focuses on issues affecting Ohio's economy and provides a variety of business development resources to help Ohio remain at the forefront of economic development.
From new entrepreneurs starting small businesses to large corporations, the Economic Development Division provides business owners and executives with the information and support they need to make informed, critical decisions on location, infrastructure, job creation and retention, training and financial assistance.
www.odod.state.oh.us /EconomicDevelopment.htm   (193 words)

 Texas Governor Rick Perry - Economic Development and Tourism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Economic Development and Tourism markets Texas and promotes the opportunities that anyone can find within our borders.
Economic development tools including the $295 million Enterprise Fund and Texas Economic Development Bank are already at work creating jobs for Texans.
Contact the Texas Economic Development Bank and learn more about the Texas Enterprise Fund.
www.governor.state.tx.us /ecodevo   (393 words)

 International Economic Development Council
The Excellence in Economic Development Awards honor those that have created positive change in urban, suburban, and rural communities.
Don’t miss your opportunity to enter the largest economic development awards program in the country.
IEDC members: Download the 2005 Legislative Review for a summary of the Federal Government's impact on the economic development profession in 2005 and a preview of what's to come in 2006.
www.iedconline.org   (183 words)

 Economic Development-Home
The Office of Economic Development is the hub of Nova Scotia's economic development, innovation and technology system.
Minister Ernest Fage was on hand to officially launch a new marina development and annual in-water boat show at Shining Waters Marine in Tantallon on Tuesday, August 16, 2005.
This program gives members the opportunity to develop new products for export as well as for the fishery and recreational markets.
www.gov.ns.ca /econ   (290 words)

 The Economic Development Directory
Directory of websites of over 2000 economic development agencies, consultants and associations worldwide.
Constantly updated links to economic development information for business people, real estate departments, consultants and brokers.
The Economic Development Directory includes thousands of internet sites in the US, Canada and most Latin American, European and Asian countries.
www.ecodevdirectory.com   (99 words)

 Economic Development
Locate links to economic development organizations in Northern and Central California.
Read fact sheets for economic developers and companies considering a California location.
PG&E provides an annual grants program to help fund economic development projects and events.
www.pge.com /biz/economic_development   (88 words)

 Government of Yukon, Department of Economic Development- Home Page
We work with the Yukon business community and with other governments to support business development, trade and investment opportunities, and partnerships for the development of the Yukon economy.
The department co-ordinates and facilitates the Yukon Government’s economic development agenda.
Economic Development markets Yukon as a great place to do business.
www.economicdevelopment.gov.yk.ca   (118 words)

 TVA: TVA Economic Development
TVA is your one source for economic development information and services in the seven-state TVA region: Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky, Virginia, and North Carolina.
To learn about technical and financial services as well as industries targeted by TVA for assistance, such as automotive and plastics, click here.
Read the latest issue of TVA’s economic development newsletter.
www.tvaed.com   (280 words)

 Dept of Economic Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
We can assist with site selection, financing, workforce, development and training.
Businesses turn to Baltimore County Economic Development to advocate with regulatory agencies, facilitate the development approval process and link to problem solving resources.
When your company is ready to expand, relocate or add new employees, contact us for confidential assistance.
www.baltimorecountyonline.info /Agencies/economicdev   (98 words)

 Ministry of Economic Development
I hope you will spend some time browsing through it and gain a sense of how all our work contributes to New Zealand's economic development.
The Ministry develops and implements policy for the oil market,...
MED is providing information on what will be required from potential default providers.
www.med.govt.nz   (114 words)

 New Mexico Economic Development
The Economic Development Department promotes research and development, helps finance job training, breathes more life into our downtowns, recruits new businesses to our state, escorts Hollywood to our film locations, and shows our cities and towns to market themselves to attract new business.
To see economic base building in action, watch our video (requires Flash).
SANTA FE—Secretary Rick Homans announced today that the New Mexico Economic Development Department and New Mexico MainStreet are hosting a two-day workshop aimed at empowering local leaders in financing positive change in their downtowns and city centers.
www.edd.state.nm.us   (526 words)

 EDIRC: Economic Development
University of Delhi, Delhi, Delhi School of Economics, Centre for Development Economics
University of Northumbria, Carlisle, Centre for Regional Economic Development (CRED)
Boston University, Boston, Department of Economics, Institute for Economic Development
edirc.repec.org /ecdev.html   (3315 words)

 :: EDB :: Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Economic Development Board is the first point of call for businesses wanting to make it happen in Bahrain.
Working in close partnership with Government bodies and private-sector companies, we are creating the optimum business environment for Bahrain, to ensure our country attracts investment from abroad as well as encouraging the strong development of our home-grown companies.
The Economic Development Board - your gateway to investment opportunity in Bahrain.
www.bahrainedb.com   (264 words)

 Ontario County Office of Economic Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Mike Manikowski, Executive Director of the Ontario County Office of Economic Development, participated in a community summit on "Educating Students for Life in a Global Economy” at the Victor Education Center.
Ontario County OED and Finger Lakes WIB Highlighted in International Economic Development Council Journal
Mike Manikowski, Executive Director of the Ontario County Office of Economic Development and Karen Springmeier, Executive Director of the Finger Lakes WIB in upstate New York were featured.
www.ontariocountydev.org   (356 words)

 Economic Development Chicago Suburbs Elmhurst Illinois Elmhurst Economic Development Corporation
The Economic Development Office helps businesses relocating to the Chicago area and attracts and retains businesses in the Elmhurst community.
The Economic Development Office also works to enhance the local commercial, retail, industrial, and office real estate sectors.
The mission of the Elmhurst Economic Development Office is
www.eedc.org   (87 words)

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