Second Quarter, Volume 8, Number 2


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Q & A

State of the States

Book Review

Research Notes & News

Southeastern Economic Indicators



Volume 8, Number 2, Second Quarter 2006



Smart Growth and Rebuilding the Mississippi Gulf Coast
The task of rebuilding Mississippi communities shattered by Hurricane Katrina is prompting some officials, builders, and citizens to consider new ways to envision zoning and development.

Katrina Update: Recovery Comes Slowly
Though much progress has been made recovering from 2005’s hurricanes, even more work remains in the Gulf Coast region. As employment rebounds and cleanup continues, full recovery is still a distant goal.

Financial Volatility and Electoral Uncertainty in Latin America: Perspectives for 2006
In past years, Latin American economies have experienced volatility during busy electoral cycles. Will this year’s elections threaten the region’s hard-won financial stability?
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