A collection of all publications authored or co-authored by Center staff and/or partners. This collection is a work in progress—if you don't find a publication you're looking for, please search for it in the search box (upper right corner), or email us at nercrd@psu.edu.

Community vitality: Some conceptual considerations

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RDP6 - William J. Grigsby, October 2001.

Land Use Issues and Research Opportunities in the US

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RDP5 - Stephan J. Goetz, April 2001. Paper prepared for the second annual conference on European and U.S. Partnerships in Food and Agriculture Education and Research, April 4 and 5, 2001, Freising-Weihenstephan, Technical University of Munich, Germany.

County Economic Development Index for the Rural Northeast US, 2000

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RDP4 - Stephan J. Goetz and Brian E. Lego, November 2000, revised February 2001.

Rural Development Issues in the Northeast: 2000-2005

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RDP2 - Stephan J. Goetz, December 1999.

The West Virginia Extension Experience. . .a Powerful Tonic Blending Workforce Preparation, Economic Development, and the Engaged University

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RDP1 - Lawrence S. Cote and Dennis R. Godfrey, November 1999.

RDP58: The Role of Community Food Services in Reducing U.S. Food Insufficiency in the COVID-19 Pandemic

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This preprint of a forthcoming paper in Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (2021) by Zheng Tian, Claudia Schmidt, and Stephan J. Goetz, describes a study using state-level Census Household Pulse Survey data to examine the role of community food services such as food banks and pantries in reducing food insufficiency during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.

Health and Farm Vitality: A supplement published in The Delmarva Farmer

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Developed as a special insert for The Delmarva Farmer, this publication is an outcome of the NERCRD-funded project, "Developing a Coordinated Community Risk Management Approach to Health and Health Insurance among Farm Enterprises." The collection of articles rose out of discussions that took place at the Linking Farm Vitality and Health Forums, held in September 2018 in Delaware and Maryland, as a way to reach farm audiences with information to strengthen their health and well-being. Provided here with permission from Virginia Brown, University of Maryland.

Social Capital, County Information Networks, and Poverty Reduction

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by Stephan J. Goetz and Yicheol Han. October 2014. Rural Development Paper no. 54