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(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) States have spent millions to develop high-tech industry, with its promise of good jobs and economic growth. And the public investment generally pays off, including in places that might seem less than ideal, according to a national study of such investments in the 1980s and 1990s. The key for these state programs is often time, patience and modest expectations, says University of Illinois sociology professor Kevin Leicht, the study's lead author.
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