The Viability Of Rural Communities: Challenges for the 90's and Beyond

The challenges associated with (back-) migration of people to rural communities in the 1990s are examined. It is argued that reducing the "brain drain" from rural areas through the creation of job opportunities for college-educated individuals, is central to an effective rural(community) development strategy. To survive, rural communities must increasingly provide incentives, services and opportunities to economic agents operating outside the agricultural sector.


Issue Date:
1991-01
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/158741
Total Pages:
9
JEL Codes:
R11
Series Statement:
University of Kentucky Ag. Econ Staff Papers
284




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