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dc.contributor.authorWatts, Brad R.en_US
dc.contributor.authorErickcek, George A.en_US
dc.contributor.authorDuritsky, Jacoben_US
dc.contributor.authorO'Brien, Kevinen_US
dc.contributor.authorRobey, Claudetteen_US
dc.contributor.authorRobey, Jimen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-26T12:55:55Z-
dc.date.available2012-09-26T12:55:55Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/64373-
dc.description.abstractThis paper describes the completion of a 'comprehensive study of regionalism' that was conducted by a joint team of economists and economic development specialists for the Economic Development Administration (EDA). The project consisted of two main activities: an examination of the factors associated with economic development success and the creation of a practical interactive tool for EDA project assessment and comparison. Findings from surveys, interviews, and project case studies are discussed in terms of their support for a positive relationship between successful economic development efforts and factors such as leadership and private investment. Also, the authors discuss the creation of a quantitative assessment model utilizing well-known approaches such as economic impact multipliers and cluster theory. The primary contribution of this work to the existing body of EDA-focused research and evaluation literature is introducing a means of using standardized scores, also known as z-scores, to compare and assess economic development projects across both industries and regions.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherW.E. Upjohn Inst. for Employment Research Kalamazoo, Mich.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesUpjohn Institute Working Paper 09-155en_US
dc.subject.jelO21en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordregional economic developmenten_US
dc.subject.keywordeconomic impacten_US
dc.subject.keywordassessment modelen_US
dc.subject.keywordEDAen_US
dc.subject.keywordz-scoreen_US
dc.titleWhat should EDA fund? Developing a model for pre-assessment of economic development investmentsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn616981651en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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