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Title Urban and regional policy and its effects. Volume 2 / Nancy Pindus, Howard Wial, Harold Wolman, editors.

Published Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2009.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Notes Contains papers originally presented at conferences held at the Urban Institute, June 5-6, 2008.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Nancy Pindus, Howard Wial, and Harold Wolman -- Retail trade as a route to neighborhood revitalization / Karen Chapple and Rick Jacobus -- Correlates of mayoral takeovers in city school systems / Jeffrey R. Henig and Elisabeth Thurston Fraser -- The education gospel and the metropolis : the multiple roles of community colleges in workforce and economic development / W. Norton Grubb -- Living wage laws : how much do (can) they matter? / Harry J. Holzer -- The next move : metropolitan regions and the transformation of the freight transport and distribution system / Susan Christopherson and Michael H. Belzer -- How might inclusionary zoning affect urban form? / Rolf Pendall.
Summary The goal of this book, the second in a series, is to inform policymakers, practitioners, and scholars about the effectiveness of select policy approaches, reforms, and experiments in addressing key social and economic problems facing cities, suburbs, and metropolitan areas. What can we say about what works, what doesn't, and why? And what does this knowledge and experience imply for future policy questions?The authors take a fresh look at several different issues (e.g., education, economic development, land use) and conceptualize how each should be thought of. Once the contributors have presen.
Other author Turner, Margery Austin, 1955-
Wial, Howard.
Wolman, Harold.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Urban policy -- Congresses.
Urban economics -- Congresses.
Urban renewal -- Congresses.
Regional planning -- Congresses.
City planning -- Congresses.
Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
ISBN 9780815703761 (electronic bk.)
0815703767 (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 9786612403576