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Public-private partnerships for local economic development [electronic resource] / edited by Norman Walzer and Brian D. Jacobs.

Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998.Description: 1 online resource (viii, 251 p.) : mapsISBN:
  • 9780313370571 (electronic bk.)
  • 0313370575 (electronic bk.)
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Public-private partnerships for local economic development.DDC classification:
  • 307.1/416 22
LOC classification:
  • HN49.C6 P84 1998eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Economic development roles in American cities : a contextual analysis of shifting partnership arrangements / Susan E. Clarke -- Public-private partnerships in U.S. cities / Norman Walzer and Lori York -- Bureaupolitics and publc/private partnerships in economic development in the British West Midlands / Brian D. Jacobs -- Measuring the success of partnership endeavors / Dalia Lichfield -- Information technology, local government, and the state : the diffusion of new technologies in Sweden / Jon Pierre -- Partnerships in two European cities / Hazel Duffy -- Regenerating South Yorkshire : how the public sector dominates business partnerships in Britain / Jim A. Chandler -- Urban revitalization strategies and public-private partnerships in German cities / J�urgen Friedrichs -- Partnerships as models of economic governance : a regulationist perspective / Martin Jones -- Politics of economic development in a French rural area / Andy Smith.
Summary: Public-private partnerships are becoming increasingly important in the local economic development efforts of many cities. This collection of essays compares U.S. cities with those in western Europe. Conceptual issues are discussed, and comparisons at the city level illustrate the process, pitfalls, and results of such partnerships. Readers will be able to understand the types of partnership arrangements used in each country. Factors contributing to the success of these arrangements are discussed and compared. Scholars and students of local economic development and public finance, as well as pu.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Economic development roles in American cities : a contextual analysis of shifting partnership arrangements / Susan E. Clarke -- Public-private partnerships in U.S. cities / Norman Walzer and Lori York -- Bureaupolitics and publc/private partnerships in economic development in the British West Midlands / Brian D. Jacobs -- Measuring the success of partnership endeavors / Dalia Lichfield -- Information technology, local government, and the state : the diffusion of new technologies in Sweden / Jon Pierre -- Partnerships in two European cities / Hazel Duffy -- Regenerating South Yorkshire : how the public sector dominates business partnerships in Britain / Jim A. Chandler -- Urban revitalization strategies and public-private partnerships in German cities / J�urgen Friedrichs -- Partnerships as models of economic governance : a regulationist perspective / Martin Jones -- Politics of economic development in a French rural area / Andy Smith.

Public-private partnerships are becoming increasingly important in the local economic development efforts of many cities. This collection of essays compares U.S. cities with those in western Europe. Conceptual issues are discussed, and comparisons at the city level illustrate the process, pitfalls, and results of such partnerships. Readers will be able to understand the types of partnership arrangements used in each country. Factors contributing to the success of these arrangements are discussed and compared. Scholars and students of local economic development and public finance, as well as pu.

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