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Post-Cowboy Economics: Pay and Prosperity in the New American West

By: Thomas M Power and Richard Barrett

225 pages, Figs, tabs

Island Press

Paperback | Jul 2001 | #117547 | ISBN: 1559638214
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Hardback | Jul 2001 | #117545 | ISBN: 1559638206
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About this book

Provides a new interpretation of the economy of the Mountain West of the United States, based on evidence from a wide variety of sources, including data on individual employment and income histories of more than 300,000 residents. It demonstrates that the region's economic misfortunes are not the result of changes in regional industrial structure but rather are local manifestations of pervasive national and international trends.


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