The questions posed at this colloquium touch on some of the major issues confronting New York City over the next four years and beyond. How we answer these questions will have wide-ranging implications for the future direction of economic development
PACE supports businesses in becoming employee-owned. Urges its replication elsewhere to promote economic development and better account for workers' needs.
Local response to disinvestment by big intdustries in small communities. Avoiding shut downs and attempting to counteract their effects through eminent domain.
States must engage in strategic planning to achieve economic development. The need for creative state policies has been subordinated to national policy.
Effects of federal tax reform on state and local governments. Forecasts future reforms, particularly revenue-generating changes enacted alongside tax reforms.
Demonstrates employee ownership may not keep jobs and capital in communities; recommends federal policy and examples that could prevent these pitfalls.
Explores employee ownership as an underutilized route to economic development in low-income communities that relies neither upon altruism nor outside funders.
Progressive city development should work to change the position of minorities, women and the poor through structural intervention, taking Chicago as an example.
An in-depth look at the naming of the colloquium, broken down word by word.
Closing address regarding how state and local govenrments, industrial sectors, and race impact economic development at the state and local levels.
Overview of development/creative strategies in financing community economic development.
Advocates for the expansion of credit unions in low-income neighborhoods as a tool to stimulate reinvestment in these communities.
Panel discussion on the future of Community Development Corporations and how to spur and sustain local development projects.
Other Issues in this Volume
- Foreign Farm Workers in the U.S.: The Impact of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986
- Equitable Estoppel, Unjust Enrichment and the Good Samaritan Doctrine: Three Possible Defenses to a Farmers Home Administration Foreclosure Proceeding
- An Attorney General's Role in the Farm Crisis: The Minnesota Experience
- Pacific Gas & Electric v. Public Utilities Commission of California: Negative First Amendment Rights for Corporations
- Challenging Fake Abortion Clinics: Protecting Women's Privacy Interests without Violating the First Amendment
- Rejection of Collective Bargaining Agreements in Chapter 11 and the Probability of Strikes: Tipping the Balance of Equities
- Petition for Extraordinary Relief: If the LaRouche AIDS Initiative Had Passed in California
- Symposium on Federal and State Methods of Repressing Political Activism, February 21, 1987