Economic Development Publications

A collection of publications on economic development topics, authored or co-authored by Center staff and/or partners.
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RDP50 - The Determinants of Rural Self-Employment: Insights from County-Level Data. Stephan J. Goetz and Anil Rupasingha, October 17, 2011


By Stephan J. Goetz (Penn State), David A. Fleming (Penn State), and Anil Rupasingha (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta). Published in the August 2012 edition of the Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics.

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RDP49 - Sharing the Gains of Local Economic Growth: Race to the Top vs. Race to the Bottom Economic Development Policies. Stephan J. Goetz, Mark D. Partridge, Dan S. Rickman and Shibalee Majumdar. December 19, 2010.

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RDP48 - Does Local Firm Ownership Matter? David A. Fleming and Stephan J. Goetz, December 3, 2010.

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RDP43 - Energy Boomtowns & Natural Gas: Implications for Marcellus Shale Local Governments & Rural Communities. Jeffrey Jacquet, January 2009.

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RDP44 - An Introduction to Natural Gas Development and Workforces. Jeffrey Jacquet, January 2009.

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RDP38 - Targeting Regional Economic Development: An Outline of a National Extension Educational Program. Stephan Goetz, Steven Deller and Tom Harris, July 2007

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RDP36 - Evaluation Research and Strategy Development for the Tourism Enterprise Development: Activities of the Progress Fund. Martin Shields and David W. Hughes, August 2006.

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RDP28 - Diane McLaughlin, October 2005.

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RDP22 - Anil Rupasingha and Stephan J. Goetz, December 2003.

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RDP16 - Stephan J. Goetz, February 2003. Paper presented at the Agricultural Outlook Forum 2003, February 20, Arlington, Virginia.

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RDP15 - Final Grant Report, Edmund M. Tavernier et al., February 2003.

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RDP17 - Stephan J. Goetz, April 2003. Paper presented at ERS's Measuring Rural Diversity Conference, November 21-22, 2002, Washington, DC.

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RDP13 - A reprint from The Review of Regional Studies, 2001. Stephen M. Smith and Kathleen Miller, October 2002.

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RDP14 - Bruce L. Gardner et al., September 2002. This pdf document is located on the website of the Center for Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

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