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"From the founding of the nation, the South has been the least economically developed region of the United States. Many of the necessary preconditions for economic growth and diversification, such as the presence of essential physical resources, large quantities of capital, skilled labor, sufficient technology, and a class of innovators and entrepreneurs, have traditionally been lacking."


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Briggs, V. M., Jr., & Rungeling, B. (1980). Economic development: A poverty solution for the rural South? [Electronic version]. Growth and Change, 11(4), 31-35.

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