The New Economic Role of American States : Strategies in a Competitive World Economy

The New Economic Role of American States : Strategies in a Competitive World Economy

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The growth of service and high-tech industries in recent years has dramatically altered the geographical distribution of businesses throughout America. Some states have had to attract new businesses to replace declining smokestack industries, while others have experienced the trauma of rapid economic growth. This collection of case studies of California, Massachusetts, Michigan, Tennessee, Arizona, Minnesota, and Indiana analyzes strategies and problems of economic evolution and the role of state institutions in the context of regional, national and world economic change.Mitsubushi. The Mitsubushi case is a simple one. Analysis indicated that the potential gains if the plant was located in Michigan did not offset the cost of the subsidies being requested, so the state withdrew. The plant ultimately went to Illinois.


Title:The New Economic Role of American States : Strategies in a Competitive World Economy
Author: R. Scott Fosler Vice President and Director for Governmental Studies Committee for Economic Development
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 1991-02-28
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