Recent research on population and income dynamics in four Rust-Belt
cities shows that neighborhoods with the lowest housing prices are the ones that experience the steepest declines in population, but that income falls more sharply in neighborhoods with middle-tier house prices.
A lowlife caper comedy of errors, ``Collinwood'' at least boasts an efficient crew of B-level actors (the less-funny ``Crackers,'' for the record, wasted the likes of Sean Penn and Donald Sutherland) and a genuinely hopeless rust-belt
atmosphere; the title district is not called the Beirut of Cleveland for nothing.
We're a Net, not a rust-belt
company," the new marketing director told him.
I'm not nearly as sure as he is that it's "easier to be an engaged citizen in the Information Economy than in an Industrial Economy," partly because I'm suspicious of such sweeping categories and partly because his basic argument - that industrial jobs leave less time for civic life - forgets that routine, labor-intensive work is hardly limited to rust-belt
If a marginal rust-belt
manufacturer were forced by law to provide expensive employee benefits it could not afford, and that coercion resulted in a corporate shutdown, that shutdown would certainly be worse for its employees than the alternative: a job with modest benefits.
Loans with a loan balance less than $100,000 and a LTV greater then 85% have made up a disproportionately large share of the losses to date, as have loans located in Rust-Belt
states (IN, MI, OH, IL) and the state of Texas.
they said it couldn't be done Bringing together thousands of union employees and management in a single agreement that would save a vanishing rust-belt
manufacturing plant seemed impossible.