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Accomplishments and Challenges of the Round Three Federal Empowerment Zone Program: The Case of Tucson

Abstract The Empowerment Zones were created in 1993 under Clinton's administration, demonstrating a commitment to solving tough socio-economic problems in distressed communities. The main objective associated with this program was economic recovery of distressed communities by creating jobs and providing various services to the indigenous populations. The designation of the Empowerment Zones went in three rounds (1994, 1998, and 2001), and although the types and amounts of federal incentives varied across rounds, the four principles around which the program originated remain unchanged: strategic vision for change, community based partnerships, economic opportunity, and sustainable community development. Since its inception, the Empowerment Zones... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Andonoska, Ljubinka (Author) / Schugurensky, Daniel (Advisor) / Miller, Gerald J. (Committee member) / Svara, James H. (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Public administration
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 220 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Public Administration 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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