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Uplifting America's Left Behind Places: A Roadmap for a More Equitable Economy

Description
Report examining economic inequality on a geographic scale, addressing inequity across states, rural and urban areas, and counties. Discusses types of spatial inequality, including health, economic, and racial inequities. Offers policy recommendations to leverage federal economic development policy to support local and regional development and discusses investments in connectivity and capacity-building, including broadband, infrastructure, labor markets, and civic institutions, particularly in rural areas.
Author(s)
Kenan Fikri, Daniel Newman, Kennedy O'Dell
Date
02/2021
Type
Document
Organization
Economic Innovation Group
Tagged as
Broadband · Community and economic development · Economics and the economy · Infrastructure · Policy · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data