Community Assessment Paper, economics homework help

Prepare an assessment of local economic development programs within your community. To address the key issues related to economic planning, you will need to

  • Describe the types of economic development programs that are being conducted in your community.
  • Analyze the actors involved in the economic development programs.
  • Explain the short-term and long-term goals of the economic development programs.
  • Assess the types of issues (i.e., political, economic) faced by the economic development programs.

The Community Assessment Paper

  • five double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) 

Please use the following sources below. Please check grammar. Please when using sources information please use in-text citation. 


  • Levy, J. M. (2013). Contemporary urban planning (10th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson-Prentice Hall Press.
    • Chapter 13: Economic Development Planning
    • Chapter 14: Growth Management, Smart Growth, and Sustainable Development


  • Doctoroff, D. L. (2006). No small plansEconomic Development Journal, 5(2), 17-23. Retrieved from
    • The full-text version of this article is available through the EBSCOhost database in the Ashford University Library. This article provides information that will assist you in your discussions this week.
  • Yu, L. (2007). A sustainable development form for metropolises in China: A case study of BeijingInternational Development Planning Review, 29(4), 451. Retrieved from
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