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Crafting a New Rural Development Strategy

January 01, 2004

The paper discusses the promise creativity holds on rural areas. According to the author, many small cities and towns can and do cultivate creative and cultural environments. But location matters, and the most successful of these are near enough to recreational or historic areas to attract tourists, seasonal residents, and urban expatriates.

http://www.hhh.umn.edu/centers/slp/clusters_entrepreneurship/rosenfeld_rural_dvlp_strategy.pdf