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Rural Development Research: A Foundation for Policy [Hardcover]

Thomas D. Rowley , Glenn L. Nelson , David W. Sears


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March 30 1996 0313297266 978-0313297267
Currently, the research community lacks the capacity to provide accurate, up-to-date information about conditions and trends in rural areas. Bringing together some of the best known rural development researchers, this volume begins to build an information base that can serve as a foundation for rural development policy. It deals with four components of development--education, entrepreneurship, physical infrastructure, and social infrastructure. The opening chapters address two aspects of each component--the use of the component to achieve rural development and measuring the impact of its use. The volume then applies specific analytic methods of measuring impact to each component.

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THOMAS D. ROWLEY is a social science analyst in the Rural Economy Division, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, where he manages ERS's program of research support to the State Rural Development Councils and its involvement in the National Rural Development Partnership.

DAVID W. SEARS is senior policy analyst with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce.

GLENN L. NELSON is an economic counsultant in regional development policy in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

J. NORMAN REID is director of Community Outreach Services for the Rural Business and Cooperative Development Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

MERVIN J. YETLEY is a former staff member of the Committee on Agriculture, U.S. House of Representatives, where he worked on rural development, agriculture, and trade issues.


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