Journal of Applied Research in Economic Development

An Introduction to A History of American State and Local Government: As Two Ships Pass in the Night

by

Dr. Ron W. Coan

Editor of the Journal of Applied Research in Economic Development

Senior Fellow, Council for Community and Economic Research

   

May's  Issue:

As Two Ships:

A History of American State and Local Government: As Two Ships Pass in the Night

A New Way to Think About State and Local Economic Development

Observations and Perspective from my History of American State and Local Economic Development , 1789 to 1980's. First in a two-issue introduction into the findings and new insight that arises from our two-hundred plus years of professional and policy experience. Yogi Berra supposedly claimed "the future ain't what it used to be" --- well either is our past. Back to the roots of American economic development. How we got to where we are today.

 

 

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January 2011

Welcome to the New Journal

New times and new realities command change and adaptation. The Journal of Applied Research in Economic Development is no exception. With the beginning of the New Year, Volume 8, we introduce our latest and greatest version of the Journal. The NEW Journal is exclusively online. The core of the new Journal will be two reviews, published each month, under the byline “In the Trenches”. “In the Trenches” is our “above the fold” cornerstone around which the reviews will focus, reflecting our central purpose of translating academic and think tank research into the language of local economic directors in the field. We invite your feedback and contributions.