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The Value Of Farmland: Mapping Assessor Data To Understand Land Use Change, Lyndi Perry 2019 Utah State University

The Value Of Farmland: Mapping Assessor Data To Understand Land Use Change, Lyndi Perry

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Ideas developed by regional economists have potential applications within the urban planning field. One potential application is toward conserving farmland, and within this thesis this topic is examined for the study area of Utah County, Utah. Using assessor data, a land value map is created and further used to develop a regional economic model and spatial models that were analyzed for patterns of land use change.

Findings show that representing land value as continuous surface maps is a useful approach. The maps reveal that Utah County has densified as its population increased while farmland loss still occurred in agriculturally-important areas ...


Methodological Challenges In Urban Food Systems Research: Case Study Of Local Food Institutions In South Africa, Daniel N. Warshawsky 2019 Selected Works

Methodological Challenges In Urban Food Systems Research: Case Study Of Local Food Institutions In South Africa, Daniel N. Warshawsky

Daniel N. Warshawsky

This paper examines how institutional power dynamics in South Africa’s urban food system have restricted the quantity, quality, and type of data collected on food institutions and limited the range of research and policy as a result. In particular, while non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and local institutions speak openly with researchers or share data, key governing institutions such as the state and agri-businesses often refuse to work with scholars. This has not only limited access to data on food system flows and operations, but it has also resulted in a significant research gap about the principal institutions in food systems ...


A Bit Of Craic And A Few Facts About The Irish On Saint Patrick’S Day, Mark J. Salling PhD, GISP 2019 Cleveland State University

A Bit Of Craic And A Few Facts About The Irish On Saint Patrick’S Day, Mark J. Salling Phd, Gisp

Urban Publications

Saint Patrick’s Day (March 17th) celebrates the traditional date of the death of Saint Patrick. Although it is impossible to verify many facts about his life, tradition states that Saint Patrick was born in Roman Britain sometime in the fourth or fifth century. After reputedly being captured by Irish pirates at the age of sixteen and forced to work as a slave Patrick escaped back to Britain and became a Catholic priest. He later returned to Ireland and devoted his life to converting the Irish from ancient Celtic religious beliefs to Christianity. The actual date of his death ...


Gcrta Economic Impact And Contributions To Local Economy: Main Findings, Iryna Lendel, Obed Pasha, Dro Sohrabian, Matthew Ellerbrock 2019 Cleveland State University

Gcrta Economic Impact And Contributions To Local Economy: Main Findings, Iryna Lendel, Obed Pasha, Dro Sohrabian, Matthew Ellerbrock

Obed Pasha

No abstract provided.


Northeast Ohio Front Runners: Groups Of Regional Industry Drivers (Grids), Iryna Lendel, Merissa Piazza, Iryna Demko 2019 Cleveland State University

Northeast Ohio Front Runners: Groups Of Regional Industry Drivers (Grids), Iryna Lendel, Merissa Piazza, Iryna Demko

Ira Demko

This research provides relevant, data-driven insights on competitive industries in the Northeast Ohio (NEO) economy over the 2013-2017 period. This report informs the reader on industries that over the last five years outperformed their national counterparts in wealth creation. These industries employ a significant amount of regional workforce, create sizable output, and have a regional competitive advantage. This research updates previous research conducted by the Regional Economic Competitiveness Strategy in 2011 and provides up-to-date insights into the future growth areas of NEO’s regional economy.


Youngstown Msa: Growing Regional Industry Drivers (Grids), Iryna Lendel, Iryna Demko, Merissa Piazza, Samuel Owusu-Agyemang, Matthew Ellerbrock, Kyle Jarus 2019 Cleveland State University

Youngstown Msa: Growing Regional Industry Drivers (Grids), Iryna Lendel, Iryna Demko, Merissa Piazza, Samuel Owusu-Agyemang, Matthew Ellerbrock, Kyle Jarus

Ira Demko

No abstract provided.


A Profile Of Advanced Manufacturing In Northeast Ohio, Iryna Demko 2019 Cleveland State University

A Profile Of Advanced Manufacturing In Northeast Ohio, Iryna Demko

Ira Demko

Advanced manufacturing industries represent technology-intensive manufacturing of a fundamental importance to the economic strength and national security of the United States. In 2017, advanced manufacturing industries in Northeast Ohio contributed over half of the manufacturing output and employed 42% of the region’s manufacturing workforce. On average, advanced manufacturing industries paid 26% higher wages than other manufacturing industries. Manufacturing companies striving to achieve new levels of output and keep pace with global competition should increasingly turn to one of their most important assets—people—to drive further growth.


Gcrta Economic Impact And Contributions To Local Economy: Main Findings, Iryna Lendel, Obed Pasha, Dro Sohrabian, Matthew Ellerbrock 2019 Cleveland State University

Gcrta Economic Impact And Contributions To Local Economy: Main Findings, Iryna Lendel, Obed Pasha, Dro Sohrabian, Matthew Ellerbrock

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Youngstown Msa: Growing Regional Industry Drivers (Grids), Iryna Lendel, Iryna Demko, Merissa Piazza, Samuel Owusu-Agyemang, Matthew Ellerbrock, Kyle Jarus 2019 Cleveland State University

Youngstown Msa: Growing Regional Industry Drivers (Grids), Iryna Lendel, Iryna Demko, Merissa Piazza, Samuel Owusu-Agyemang, Matthew Ellerbrock, Kyle Jarus

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Utilizing Hip Hop And African American History As Change Agents For Teenage Pregnancy Prevention, Tarita Johnson, Kelvin Walston 2019 Wholistic Stress Control Institute, Inc.

Utilizing Hip Hop And African American History As Change Agents For Teenage Pregnancy Prevention, Tarita Johnson, Kelvin Walston

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

Calling all health educators interested in utilizing hip hop and African American history as an teaching tool to decrease risky behaviors. The objectives for this educational and engaging workshop will provide innovative ideas to: 1) engage youth utilizing hip hop music; 2) integrate African American history to enhance positive identity concepts; and 3) increase pro-social skills to prevent teenage pregnancy prevention and other negative behaviors.


Lordstown Gm Plant Closure Economic Impact Study, Iryna Lendel, Merissa Piazza, Matthew Ellerbrock 2019 Cleveland State University

Lordstown Gm Plant Closure Economic Impact Study, Iryna Lendel, Merissa Piazza, Matthew Ellerbrock

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Webinar: Rethinking Streets For Bikes: An Evidence Based Guide Of Bike-Friendly Street Retrofits, Marc Schlossberg, Roger Lindgren 2019 University of Oregon

Webinar: Rethinking Streets For Bikes: An Evidence Based Guide Of Bike-Friendly Street Retrofits, Marc Schlossberg, Roger Lindgren

TREC Webinar Series

There is a growing demand for better infrastructure and fewer barriers to biking and other forms of space-efficient micromobility. Tackling daily trips by bike is easier on the environment, healthier for users and non-users alike, uses precious urbanized public and private land more efficiently, costs taxpayers less to build and maintain infrastructure, and when routes are safe and comfortable, moving by bike is also fun! Complete Streets policies are being adopted across the country, and there is an active conversation around the safety imperative of a Complete Streets approach. Yet, local officials often need both design guidance and the confidence ...


Words Matter: Recognizing And Addressing Modal Assumptions To Shift Transportation Culture, Barb Chamberlain 2019 Washington Department of Transportation

Words Matter: Recognizing And Addressing Modal Assumptions To Shift Transportation Culture, Barb Chamberlain

TREC Webinar Series

Search #DriverNotCar or #CrashNotAccident on Twitter and you’ll find a vigorous discussion about the power of word choices to shape our understanding of what happens on the street and who’s responsible. When we directly examine and discuss the language we use, we acknowledge its power both to reflect existing attitudes and to shape developing attitudes. This presentation will uncover embedded biases or assumptions in common transportation terminology and provide tips and tools to help us broaden our inclusion of everyone we are supposed to serve as transportation professionals.


Can U.S. Energy Demand Be Supplied By Renewable Sources?, William M. Bowen 2019 Cleveland State University

Can U.S. Energy Demand Be Supplied By Renewable Sources?, William M. Bowen

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Midat Sodom And The Housing Affordability Crisis, Michael Lewyn 2019 Touro Law Center

Midat Sodom And The Housing Affordability Crisis, Michael Lewyn

Michael E Lewyn

Ancient Jewish texts states that the city of Sodom was overthrown because of its hostility to hospitality. Today, American cities often limit new housing; is this policy analogous to midat Sodom (Hebrew for "the ways of Sodom")? What arguments justify these policies, and what counter-arguments are relevant to those arguments?


The Success Of An Integrated Mobility Strategy: Lessons From The Netherlands For The Pacific West Coast, Lucas van der Linde 2019 Goudappel Coffeng

The Success Of An Integrated Mobility Strategy: Lessons From The Netherlands For The Pacific West Coast, Lucas Van Der Linde

TREC Friday Seminar Series

The Netherlands sets the standard for their multimodal connectivity. It has world's highest use of cycling and an integrated mobility network with an efficient transport system. During this seminar, Lucas will tell more about the Dutch Approach and how this could be applied to the American transportation context.

Lucas will use the case of the Bay area to show this. The Bay Area in California currently faces massive challenges in transportation because of the enormous growth of the region. With the use of a new innovative modelling tool, the Move Meter (http://www.movemeter.com/), Lucas will show the ...


Decision Science For Community Development And Social Change, Michael P. Johnson Jr. 2019 University of Massachusetts - Boston

Decision Science For Community Development And Social Change, Michael P. Johnson Jr.

Michael P. Johnson

Operations research, also known as management science or decision science, is a mathematics-based discipline that draws from engineering, information systems, management, public policy and planning. OR enables individuals and organizations to make better decisions regarding manufacturing and logistics, service provision and strategy design. My particular interest in OR focuses on the needs of mission-driven and resource-constrained organizations that serve urban communities. In my talk I will describe how OR can use qualitative and quantitative analysis through meaningful engagement of communities to enable creative identification, formulation and solution of complex problems for local impact and social justice. Specific applications I'm ...


Zoning For Climate Change: Learning From Leader Suburbs, Dorothy Ives Dewey 2019 West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Zoning For Climate Change: Learning From Leader Suburbs, Dorothy Ives Dewey

Sustainability Research & Creative Activities Seminar Presentations

No abstract provided.


Neoliberal Urbanism As ‘Strategic Coupling’ To Global Chains: Port Infrastructure And The Role Of Economic Impact Studies, David Jaffee 2019 UNF

Neoliberal Urbanism As ‘Strategic Coupling’ To Global Chains: Port Infrastructure And The Role Of Economic Impact Studies, David Jaffee

Showcase of Faculty Scholarly & Creative Activity

Abstract This paper identifies and delineates a variant of neoliberal urbanism that grounds city-region economic development on the ability to gain financial and public support for large-scale infrastructure projects advancing particular forms of capital accumulation. More specifically, the focus is on the effort of city-regions to strategically exploit and expand geographic and physical assets to capture economic benefits associated with global value chains through the expansion of maritime ports. This development strategy requires sizable public investments in port infrastructure. In order to justify and convince the public and political officials of the wisdom of such investments, port officials commission economic ...


How Well Do Spanish-Speaking U.S. Residents Also Speak English? Recent Data From The American Community Survey, Mark J. Salling 2019 Cleveland State University

How Well Do Spanish-Speaking U.S. Residents Also Speak English? Recent Data From The American Community Survey, Mark J. Salling

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


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