Economic Restructuring of the American Midwest
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Economic Restructuring of the American Midwest : Proceedings of the Midwest Economic Restructuring Conference of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

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Proceedings of the Midwest Economic Restructuring Conference of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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  • Hardback | 338 pages
  • 154.94 x 238.76 x 25.4mm | 635.03g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1990 ed.
  • XII, 338 p.
  • 0792390660
  • 9780792390664

Table of contents

1 Overview.- 2 Akron, Ohio: Regional Economy at the Turning Point.- 3 Buffalo, New York: Region of No Illusions.- Chicago, Illinois: Reaping the Benefits of Size and Diversity.- Cleveland, Ohio: Manufacturing Matters, Services are Strengthened But Earnings Erode.- Dayton, Ohio: A Dramatic Rebound.- Detroit, Michigan: An Economy Still Driven by Automobiles.- Milwaukee, Wisconsin: All Is Not Lost.- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: From Steel Town to Advanced Technology Center.- Syracuse, New York: A Reflection of the National Economy.- Youngstown/Warren, Ohio: A Reflection of the Boom and Bust of the Steel Industry.- The Future of the Midwest Economy: Two Scenarios.- References.- Author Biographical Sketches.
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I recommend this book to the interested readers in such scientific fields as geography, economy, sociology and urban planning. I am sure it will be of benefit to politicians and regional planners in Europe where some cities and regions are confronted with similar problems. Geo-Journal
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I recommend this book to the interested readers in such scientific fields as geography, economy, sociology and urban planning. I am sure it will be of benefit to politicians and regional planners in Europe where some cities and regions are confronted with similar problems.Geo-Journal
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