Analyzing Arkansas' Economic Growth: Need for Future Rural Development Strategies

A shift-share analysis was conducted for the 75 counties of Arkansas to determine the changing structure of the states' economy for the period 1980-2000. The analysis reveals a lack of overall comparative advantage in the majority of rural counties due to their inability to obtain higher paying jobs in manufacturing and professional sectors.


Issue Date:
2006
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/35381
Total Pages:
28
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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