Are Center Cities the Engines of Growth for their Suburbs?

Shuai, Xiaobing
October 2005
Business Economics;Oct2005, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p22
Academic Journal
This article develops a statistical test to determine the cause-effect ties between center cities and suburbs in Virginia. To further the understanding of what drives the city/suburban economy, the study also tests the cause-effect relationship between population growth and employment growth and finds that population growth still exerts a strong influence on employment growth.


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