A survey of 7,800 rural Americans in 19 counties across the country has led to the Carsey Institute's first major publication that outlines four distinctly different rural Americas—amenity, decline, chronic poverty, and those communities in decline that are also amenity-rich—each has unique challenges in this modern era that will require different policies than their rural neighbors.
National Report Volume 1, Number 4
Durham, N.H. : Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Hamilton, Lawrence C.; Hamilton, Leslie R.; Duncan, Cynthia M.; and Colocousis, Chris R., "Place matters: challenges and opportunities in four rural Americas" (2008). The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository. 41.
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