Edward Hill is Professor of Public Affairs and City and Regional Planning at The Ohio State University. He was editor of Economic Development Quarterly and Chair of the Advisory Board of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership of the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Coping with Adversity
Regional Economic Resilience and Public Policy
Coping with Adversity addresses the question of why some metropolitan-area regional economies are resilient in the face of economic shocks and chronic distress while others are not. It is particularly concerned with what public policies make a difference in whether a region is resilient. The authors employ a wide range of techniques to examine...