Creating Regional Advantage in Appalachia: Towards a Strategic Response to Global Economic Restructuring

This report documents the findings of field research in seven Appalachian states on responses to worker displacement and economic restructuring. The seven states are New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Georgia. This field research complements quantitative analysis of worker displacement in Appalachia from 1993-2003 that is detailed in a earlier report and summarized in this report.