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BOOK CHAPTERS

The Role of Universities in the Evolution of Technology-Based Economic Development Policies in the United States, with Vijai Singh.  Routledge Handbook of Politics & Technology. Edited by Ulrich Hilpert, Routledge, Forthcoming: 2015

Metropolitan Area Migration Patterns of the Scientific and Engineering Workforce within the United States, with Vijai Singh.  Chapter 9 of Networking Regionalised Innovative Labour Markets. Edited by Ulrich Hilpert, Helen Lawton Smith.Routledge, Forthcoming: August 2012

Dynamics of Growth and Restructuring in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Region, with Frank Giarratani and Vijai Singh, Published in Regionalization Of Globalized Innovation Locations For Advanced Industrial Development and Disparities In Participation.Edited by Ulrich Hilpert.Routledge 2003

 

 

PROFESSIONAL JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS:

Joint is Dead, What Comes Next. U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings. January 2004

The Navy Needs More Warrant Officers. U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings. September 2003

A 21st Century Draft Will Not Work. U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings. September 2002

The Navy Can Not Be Their Last Resort. U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings. February 2001

 

 

PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS

Gender Wage Disparity in the Pittsburgh Region, with Sabina Deitrick, American Behavioral Scientist October 2009 vol. 53 no. 2 239-260

Employer support for vanpooling and future opportunities: Survey results from South Central Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Geographer, January 2012

 

SELECTED INVITED LECTURES

Neighborhoods and Labor Markets: Comprehensive Community Development in the Metropolitan Context, Pittsburgh Regional Panel, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Pittsburgh Branch, June 20, 2011.

Studying Government Fragmentation, U.S. Census Bureau, Governments Division.  2010.

Economic Transformation in the Pittsburgh Region. Invited lecture at the Communities in Transition: Strategies and Lessons for Successful Transition and Transformation Expert Policy Forum sponsored by the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade.  Toronto, Canada.  November 28, 2007.

Pittsburgh and Allegheny County: Portrait of an Aging Society. with Richard Schulz. Invited presentation at seminar Covering the Next Generation in Pittsburgh - Boomers and All, sponsored by the National Press Foundation. September 25, 2007.

Economic Transformation and the Emergence of a Biotechnology Industry in the Pittsburgh Region, with Vijai Singh. Invited lecture at the symposium: Determinants of a Country’s Capacity to Adjust to the Challenge of Globalization at the European Union Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs. Brussels, Belgium.  June 12, 2006.

Dynamics of Growth and Restructuring in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Region, presented at the conference: Structural Change, Tertiarization, Development Potentials and Structural Policy: Ruhr area - Pittsburgh - Luxembourg - Lille in Comparison. Sponsored by the Ebert Foundation, Duisburg Germany, August 22-24, 1999.

 

SELECTED TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS AND WORKING PAPERS

Migration Trends in the Pittsburgh Region Update. University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, December 2011.

Impacts of Vanpooling in Pennsylvania and Future Opportunities, with Sabina Deitrick, for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department Of Transportation, Contract # 510601, December 30, 2010

The Nonprofit Sector: An Economic and Community Asset. with Sabina Deitrick, Kathryn Collins and Huiping Xie, 2008Tropman Reports, Volume 7, No. 1. The Forbes Funds. Pittsburgh, PA,  2009.

Workforce Choices: Pennsylvania Bio-Medical Sub Cluster.  Keystone Research Center (KRC) for the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. 2008

Impact of Large Landowners on Public Finance in a Fiscally Distressed Municipality: A Case Study of Pittsburgh, with Sabina Deitrick.  Lincoln Institute of Land Policy (Cambridge, MA) project: The Impact of Large Landowners on Land Markets. 2006-2007

The Impact of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and UPMC Cancer Centers on the Pittsburgh Regional Economy, with Sabina Deitrick,.University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, October 2007.

Taxpayer Return on Investment (ROI) in Pennsylvania Public Libraries (contributor).  University of North Carolina, School of Information and Library Science.  September 2006

Allegheny County Municipalities Employment by Place of Work Profiles and City of Pittsburgh Neighborhood Employment by Place of Work Profiles. University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, March 2006

Allegheny County Housing and Socio-Demographic Trends and Allegheny County Economic Trends Report.  Prepared for the Allegheny County Comprehensive Plan, University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, December 2005

Commuting Patterns in the Pittsburgh Region. Expert report submitted to United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania in case of Citizens Financial Group, Inc., vs. Citizens National Bank of Evans City And Citizens, Inc., Civil Action No. 01-1524. March 2005

How Migration Flows Shape the Elderly Population of Metropolitan Pittsburgh,. with Peter Morrison (RAND). Presented at the Southern Demographic Association Annual Meeting, October 15, 2004.

Voting Patterns by Race in Allegheny County. January 2002. Expert report submitted to the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania in case of Dailey, et al vs. DeFazio, et at, Civil Action 01-1911

The State of Aging and Health in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, with Donald Musa, Jason F. Seiler, Paul Flora, Lynn Martire, and Richard Schulz. University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh. May 2003

The Effect of Local Fiscal Policy on Urban Wage Structure.with Patricia Beeson and Lara Shore-Shepard, January 2000; presented at the American Economics Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, January 6, 2000

The Effect of Local Fiscal Policy on Local Inequality, with Patricia Beeson and Lara Shore-Shepard, December 1998; presented at the Applied Public Policy Analysis and Management Annual Research Conference, New York City, Nov. 1, 1998

Economic Impact of the Elderly in Allegheny County, with Richard Schulz, in State of the Region published by the University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, December 10, 1998

Local Government Organization and Taxes in Allegheny County, working paper. September 1, 1998

Leviathan Revisited (Again): Is there and Optimal Level of Fragmentation in Local Government?working paper. June 10, 1998

State Fiscal Policy and Regional Growth, working paper. June 1998

REMI Model Forecast for Allegheny County and the Pittsburgh Region and Policy Simulation Methods, with Shirley Cassing. December 1998.

 

 See also past issues of the Pittsburgh Economic Quarterly (2000-2015)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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