Appalachian legacy : economic opportunity after the war on poverty / James P. Ziliak, editor

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Subjects: Poverty--Appalachian Region
Appalachian Region--Economic policy
Appalachian Region--Economic conditions
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2012
LC Classification: H, HC
Additional Authors: Ziliak, James Patrick
Brookings Institution
Notes: LCCN: 2011051163
ISBN: 9780815722144 (hbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0815722141 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 202-205) and index
Contents: Introduction. Progress and prospects for Appalachia / James P. Ziliak -- The Appalachian Regional Development Act and economic change / James P. Ziliak -- Inequality and human capital in Appalachia, 1960-2000 / Dan A. Black and Seth G. Sanders -- Family change and poverty in Appalachia / Daniel T. Lichter and Lisa A. Cimbaluk -- Socioeconomic status, child health, and future outcomes : lessons for Appalachia / Janet Currie and Mariesa Herrmann -- Cities, economic development, and the role of place-based policies : prospects for Appalachia / Matthew E. Kahn -- Poverty traps and Appalachia / Steven N. Durlauf
Physical Description: vii, 216 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 729346515
ISBN/ISSN: 9780815722144
0815722141

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