Searching for Economic Development Equity. An Overview of Leading Economic Development Entities in Atlanta, Detroit, St. Louis, New Orleans, and Memphis: Structure, Organization, and Activities.

Kasia Tarczynska
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The paper examines and compares five local and regional economic development agencies: Memphis Economic Development Growth Engine, Invest Atlanta, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, and New Orleans Business Alliance. It pays special attention to company recruitment, small business development and neighborhood revitalization as well as staff size and funding sources.

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