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Author Stanback, Thomas M., Jr., 1920-

Title The transforming metropolitan economy, 1974-1997 / Thomas M. Stanback, Jr. with the assistance of Gregory Grove.

Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, [2002]
©2002

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Physical description xi, 129 pages ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Chapter 1 An Era of Metropolitan Transformation: 1974-1997 1 -- Threefold Transformation 16 -- Chapter 2 Industrial Specialization of Metropolitan Economies 19 -- Classification of Metropolitan Areas 19 -- Employment Location Quotients as Measures of Industrial Specialization 20 -- Industrial Characteristics of Metro Groups, 1997 25 -- High-Tech Manufacturing and Service Metros 31 -- Additional Findings from Location Quotients 33 -- Various Types of Metros in the Overall Economy 36 -- Modern Corporation and the Metropolitan System 37 -- Large Nodal Places as Service Providers 38 -- Chapter 3 Export Base and the Growth Process 47 -- Export-Base Model 47 -- Pred's Theory and Growth 48 -- Neoclassical Growth Theory 49 -- Growth and Economic Specialization 49 -- Factors Retarding Growth 49 -- Fitting Services into Export-Base Analysis 50 -- Chapter 4 Shift to Services and the Transformation of Metropolitan Employment 53 -- Evidence of Continuity of Specialization 53 -- Job Decreases and Increases 57 -- Metro Export Base in the New Service Society 68 -- Structural Change and Continuity in Large Metros 75 -- Chapter 5 Transformations in Earnings and in the Composition of Income 87 -- Metropolitan Earnings Levels by Industrial Category 87 -- Changes in the Composition of Personal Income 97 -- Employment/Population Ratios 104 -- Comparing Measures of Earnings and Income Change: A Summary 105 -- Chapter 6 Concluding Observations 113 -- Major Shifts in Employment Composition 113 -- Generally Stable Metro Specialization 113 -- Earnings Relatives and Nodal Metro Specialization 114 -- Export-Base Problems in Some Metros 114 -- Growing Non-Earned Income 115 -- Appendix A Notes on Definitions, Data, and Problems of Analysis 117 -- Defining the Metropolitan Area 117 -- Data 117 -- Classifying Metros 119 -- Preparing the Indexes of Earnings Relatives 121 -- Appendix B Component SIC Codes for FIRE, Business/Professional Services, Nonprofit Services, and Consumer Services 123.
Other author Grove, Gregory.
Subject Metropolitan areas -- United States.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1971-1981.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1981-2001.
ISBN 088285173X (paperback: alk. paper)