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Metropolitan Resilience in a Time of Economic Turmoil

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 200 Nombre de pages
Informationen zum Autor Michael Pagano is dean of the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs and professor of public adminis... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Michael Pagano is dean of the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs and professor of public administration at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). He is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, faculty fellow of UIC's Great Cities Institute, and coeditor of "The Dynamics of Federalism in National and Supranational Political Systems" and other books. Klappentext Cities, counties, school districts and other local governments have suffered a long-lasting period of fiscal challenges since the beginning of the Great Recession. Metropolitan governments continue to adjust to the "new normal" of sharply lower property values, consumer sales, and personal income. Contributors to this volume include elected officials, academics, key people in city administrations, and other nationally recognized experts who discuss solutions to the urban problems created by the Great Recession."Metropolitan Resilience in a Time of Economic Turmoil" looks at the capacity of local governments to mobilize resources efficiently and effectively, as well as the overall effects of the long-term economic downturn on quality of life. Introducing the reader to the fiscal effects of the Great Recession on cities, the book examines the initial fraying and subsequent mending of the social safety net, the opportunities for pursuing economic development strategies, the challenges of inter-jurisdictional cooperation, and the legacy costs of pension liabilities and infrastructure decay. Contributors are Phil Ashton, Raphael Bostic, Richard Feiock, Rachel A. Gordon, Rebecca Hendrick, Geoffrey J.D. Hewings, David Merriman, Richard Nathan, Michael A. Pagano, Breeze Richardson, Annette Steinacker, Nik Theodore, Rachel Weber, and Margaret Weir. Zusammenfassung Cities, counties, school districts and other local governments have suffered a long-lasting period of fiscal challenges since the beginning of the Great Recession. This book looks at the capacity of local governments to mobilize resources efficiently and effectively, and the overall effects of the long-term economic downturn on quality of life. ...

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Cities, counties, school districts and other local governments have suffered a long-lasting period of fiscal challenges since the beginning of the Great Recession. Metropolitan governments continue to adjust to the "new normal" of sharply lower property values, consumer sales, and personal income. Contributors to this volume include elected officials, academics, key people in city administrations, and other nationally recognized experts who discuss solutions to the urban problems created by the Great Recession."Metropolitan Resilience in a Time of Economic Turmoil" looks at the capacity of local governments to mobilize resources efficiently and effectively, as well as the overall effects of the long-term economic downturn on quality of life. Introducing the reader to the fiscal effects of the Great Recession on cities, the book examines the initial fraying and subsequent mending of the social safety net, the opportunities for pursuing economic development strategies, the challenges of inter-jurisdictional cooperation, and the legacy costs of pension liabilities and infrastructure decay. Contributors are Phil Ashton, Raphael Bostic, Richard Feiock, Rachel A. Gordon, Rebecca Hendrick, Geoffrey J.D. Hewings, David Merriman, Richard Nathan, Michael A. Pagano, Breeze Richardson, Annette Steinacker, Nik Theodore, Rachel Weber, and Margaret Weir.

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Titre: Metropolitan Resilience in a Time of Economic Turmoil
Éditeur:
Code EAN: 9780252079771
ISBN: 978-0-252-07977-1
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: University of Illinois Press
Genre: Sciences politiques
nombre de pages: 200
Poids: 318g
Taille: H229mm x B152mm
Année: 2013