Government consolidation and economic development in Allegheny County and the city of Pittsburgh

This report concludes that, although evidence is mixed and effects difficult to measure, consolidating the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County could enhance economic development by unifying leadership, improving policy direction and coordination, and sharpening economic-development initiatives....

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Main Author: Archibald, Rae W.
Other Authors: Sleeper, Sally
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Monica, CA RAND 2008, ©2008©2008
Series:Technical report
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This report concludes that, although evidence is mixed and effects difficult to measure, consolidating the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County could enhance economic development by unifying leadership, improving policy direction and coordination, and sharpening economic-development initiatives. Increased collaboration with the private sector also is important, and combining only two governments still leaves the region highly fragmented
Item Description:Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002
Physical Description:xvii, pages 43
ISBN:083304463X
9780833044631