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UDAG: Trageting Urban Economic Development
Jerry A. Webman uses statistical and case-study methods to analyze Urban Development Action Grants made between April 1978 and January 1980. He find that the grants supported private investment that was largely in line with prevailing urbanization patterns and that grant money went disproportionately to the most economically distressed cities eligible for the programs.

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