Is a nearby city the secret to keeping a rural population?

Proximity to an urban center may be key for maintaining rural population, say three Iowa State University researchers. Writing in the Agricultural Policy Review, Georgeanne Artz, Younjun Kim and Peter Orazem compare Iowa, the 12th most rural state, and Nebraska, the 23rd most rural; 33 of Nebraska’s 93 counties have fewer residents than Iowa’s least populous… » Read More

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