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Economic Diversification: Models & Strategies for Florida’s Rural Communities

Rural communities are often dependent on one or a limited few industries or institutions for the majority of their jobs. Layoffs due to hard times or other corporate decisions can have a crippling effect on area residents and locales. Local economies that are diversified reduce vulnerabilities to unexpected developments. They also gain opportunities for economic …

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