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Title Urban and regional policy and its effects / Margery Austin Turner, Howard Wial, Harold Wolman, editors.
Published Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2008-<c2012 >
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 Floor3  HT151 .U65 2008  v.3    IN LIBRARY
 Floor3  HT151 .U65 2008  v.4    IN LIBRARY
Description v. <1-4 > : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Note Editors for v. 2-3: Nancy Pindus, Howard Wial, Harold Wolman.
Editors for v. 4: Margaret Weir, Nancy Pindus, Howard Wial, Harold Wolman.
Each volume contains papers originally presented at conferences organized by the Brookings Institution. Conference locations and dates: Brookings Institution, Mar. 29-30, 2007 (v. 1); the Urban Institute, June 5-6, 2008 (v. 2); George Washington University, May 21-22, 2009 (v. 3); George Washington University, May 20-21, 2010 (v. 4).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Vol. 1. "Eds and meds" and metropolitan economic development / Timothy J. Bartik and George Erickcek -- Low-income homeownership as an asset-building tool : what can we tell policymakers? / George C. Galster and Anna M. Santiago -- Tax and expenditure limitations and their effects on local finances and urban areas / David Brunori ... [et al.] -- Preschool education and human capital development in central cities / Clive Belfield -- Can economically integrated neighborhoods improve children's educational outcomes? / Ingrid Gould Ellen, Amy Ellen Schwartz, and Leanna Stiefel -- Spatial development and energy consumption / Elena Safirova, Sebastien Houde, and Winston Harrington.
Vol. 2. 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.
Vol. 3. Policies to cope with foreclosures and their effects on neighborhoods / G. Thomas Kingsley -- School choice : options and outcomes / Ron Zimmer, Cassandra Guarino, and Richard Buddin -- Commuter taxes in U.S. metropolitan areas / Robert W. Wassmer -- Getting into the game : is the gamble on sports as a stimulus for urban economic development a good bet? / Robert A. Baude -- Public transit as a metropolitan growth and development strategy / Genevieve Giuliano and Ajay Agarwal.
Vol. 4. In search of regional resilience / Kathryn A. Foster -- Resilience in the face of foreclosures : how national actors shape local responses / Todd Swanstrom -- Struggling over strangers or receiving with resilience? : The metropolitics of immigrant integration / Manuel Pastor and John Mollenkopf -- Bringing equity to transit-oriented development : stations, systems and regional resilience / Rolf Pendall ... [et al.] -- Economic shocks and regional economic resilience / Edward Hill ... [et al.] -- Building a resilient social safety net / Sarah Reckhow and Margaret Weir.
Summary "Brings policymakers, practitioners, and scholars up to speed on the state of knowledge on urban and regional policy issues. Conceptualizes fresh thinking of different aspects (economic development, education, land use), presenting main themes and implications and identifying gaps to fill for successful formulation and implementation of urban and regional policy"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Urban policy -- Congresses.
Urban economics -- Congresses.
Urban renewal -- Congresses.
Regional planning -- Congresses.
City planning -- Congresses.
Related Names Turner, Margery Austin, 1955-
Wial, Howard.
Wolman, Harold.
Pindus, Nancy.
Weir, Margaret, 1952-
Brookings Institution.
Note Vol. 4 has subtitle: Building resilient regions
Related To Online version: Urban and regional policy and its effects. Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2008-<c2009> (OCoLC)609003646
ISBN 9780815786016 (v. 1 : pbk. : alk. paper)
0815786018 (v. 1 : pbk. : alk. paper)
9780815702979 (v. 2 : pbk.)
0815702973 (v. 2 : pbk.)
9780815704065 (v. 3 : pbk.)
0815704062 (v. 3 : pbk.)
9780815722847 (v. 4 : pbk.)
0815722842 (v. 4 : pbk.)
OCLC number 225533307