Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Award Date

1980

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Economics

First Advisor

Thomas L. Dobbs

Abstract

The general objectives of this study are two-fold: (1) To explore how the extent and type of rural industrialization being experienced in South · Dakota differs among types of communities and local labor sheds. (2) To draw policy and planning conclusions that can be used. by rural industrial development entities at the community, district, and state levels in South Dakota. To achieve these two general objectives, the following specific study objectives will be pursued: (1) To determine relationships between the magnitude of manufacturing employment growth and various community and 'local labor shed characteristics. (2) To determine relationships between the type of manufacturing growth and various community and local labor shed characteristics. (3) To determine those location factors which can be affected by policies and programs of industrial development entities at the community, district, and state levels in South Dakota. (4) To integrate those location factors found to be significant into a viable development strategy.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Manufactures -- South Dakota
Rural development -- South Dakota
Industrial location
Industries -- South Dakota

Format

application/pdf

Publisher

South Dakota State University

Included in

Economics Commons

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