An Analysis of the Economic Development Role of Business Associations and Other Intermediary Organizations Serving Appalachian Industries, Volume I: Report and Volume II: Appendix

Author(s): Lynn E. McCormick
Author Organization(s): Hunter College at The City University of New York

This report examines the economic development role of business associations and shows how collaboration among firms through business associations and other entities can increase the participating firms’ competitiveness. Volume II provides an analysis of industrial specialization within each Appalachian state and lists the major trade or business associations serving the key industries within the Appalachian Region.