Other Affiliation: Executive Director, Southern Growth Policies Board
To understand where the South is going, we must understand where it has been. This article highlights past and current economic trends and state development policies. It concludes that the region must focus on its existing human and capital resources to ensure continued development. The following article is taken from White's February 5 keynote address to the 1988 Annual Alumni Conference of the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.