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Mayors and policy innovation

Arnold M. Howitt

Mayors and policy innovation

by Arnold M. Howitt

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Published by Dept. of City and Regional Planning, Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

  • Mayors -- United States,
  • Municipal government -- United States

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    Statementby Arnold M. Howitt
    SeriesUrban planning policy analysis and administration discussion paper ; D77-13
    ContributionsAmerican Political Science Association
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22783111M

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The first report, “ Innovation and the City ”, features 15 policies tailored specifically (though not exclusively) to New York City’s needs—produced with the goal of providing New York’s next mayor with ideas that have worked in other cities and which can be replicated in the Big Apple.

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