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The locational patterns and socioeconomic effects of the new markets tax credit and low income housing tax credit in distressed metropolitan census tracts
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-01-12)
This dissertation investigates the role of two federal place-based programs, the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) and Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), as tools for revitalizing distressed communities. The first empirical ...
Efficient mechanisms for the delivery of development aid : a case study of The South East Consortium for International Development (SECID)
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 1990-05)
A cross country investigation of social enterprise innovation: a multilevel modelling approach
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-04-08)
This dissertation presents a multilevel model of national-level factors and their impact on the organizational-level characteristics of social enterprises and their innovations. This study builds on the foundations of ...
Innovation pathways in the Chinese economy
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-11-07)
This study investigates emerging innovation pathways in the Chinese economy. An innovation pathway is defined as the historical and evolutionary process through which business firms establish and accumulate capabilities ...
U.S. state clean energy policy and impacts on innovative technology adoption and employment: Analyzing impacts of energy-based economic development
Nations, states, cities, and towns are increasingly concerned about resilient and sustainable development against climate change. Energy-based economic development (EBED) has become a growing field of practice and research ...
Determinants of new technology-based firms performance in catch-up regions: evidence from the U.S. biopharmaceutical and IT service industries 1996-2005
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-04-01)
This study investigates the impacts of regional characteristics on the early-stage performance of New Technology-Based Firms (NTBFs) in catch-up regions where a mature industrial cluster has yet to be formed. It hypothesized ...
Representation and Reward in High Technology Industries and Occupations: The Influence of Race and Ethnicity
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-11-13)
This study examined whether the demand for more educated science and engineering workers outweighed longstanding practices of discrimination in hiring in high technology industries and science and engineering occupations. ...
Housing tenure, property rights, and urban development in developing countries
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-13)
The dissertation explores how distinctive institutional factors related to property rights determine urban development patterns and housing tenure modalities in a developing economy context. The first part proposes a ...
Electricity planning in West Africa: which way forward? An adaptive management perspective on energy policy
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-05-20)
Africa’s quest for economic development will require the increased availability and use of its abundant energy resources. Nevertheless, most of its rural population remains without access to modern energy services and urban ...
Conceptualizing sustainability in public policy debate: economic, ecological, and political issues
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 1991-08)