From the Northeast Region

Please Note: Some of these files are large--please contact us (nercrd@psu.edu) if you would like a paper copy.

If you would like us to consider your work for publication in this series, please send in a copy of your paper. Papers should be relevant and of interest to the entire Northeast Region.

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

PDF document, 3.5 MB

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.

Network Analysis of Farmer Groups: A Training Manual for Extension Educators

PDF document, 2.9 MB

Goetz, S.J., Y. Han, E. Hildabridle, L. Li, F. Tegegne, S. Tubene, and A. Wetherill. NERCRD Rural Development Paper No. 57. April 3, 2017. This document presents the content of a curriculum prepared for extension educators and others who are interested in conducting a network analysis of farmer groups.

Impact Indicators Tips Booklet

RDP55: This booklet, written by George Morse, Charles French, and Scott Chazdon, explores practical and credible methods for using the "but for" rule to document Extension Community Development Impacts.

Social Capital, County Information Networks, and Poverty Reduction

PDF document, 3.6 MB

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

Land Link Programs in the Northeast U.S.

RDP53—This publication series includes two documents, including a program assessment and a list of Land Link programs in the US, as of February 2014.

What Works! 2011 Entrepreneurship and Community Development in the Northeast

PDF document, 3.0 MB

RDP52 - Proceedings of the What Works! 2011 Conference: Entrepreneurship and Community Development in the Northeast. Conference Proceedings edited by Kathleen Liang and Stephan J. Goetz, April 2012. 3MB pdf.

Marcellus Shale Multi-State Academic Research Conference

PDF document, 295.6 KB

RDP51 - Marcellus Shale Multi-State Academic Research Conference. Event Collaborators: Cornell University, Penn State University, West Virginia University, Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development, and Ben Franklin Technology Central and Northern PA, May 10-11, 2011

The Determinants of Rural Self-Employment: Insights from County-Level Data

PDF document, 791.5 KB

RDP50 - The Determinants of Rural Self-Employment: Insights from County-Level Data. Stephan J. Goetz and Anil Rupasingha, October 17, 2011

Sharing the Gains of Local Economic Growth: Race to the Top vs. Race to the Bottom Economic Development Policies

PDF document, 467.8 KB

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.

Does Local Firm Ownership Matter?

PDF document, 146.1 KB

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

A Social Network Analysis of the May 2009 NE-RCRD Local Foods Conference: Technical Report

PDF document, 1.5 MB

RDP47 - A Social Network Analysis of the May 2009 NE-RCRD Local Foods Conference: Technical Report. Kathryn Brasier and Stephan J. Goetz, July 15, 2010. PDF file.

Evaluating Rural Entrepreneurship Policy

PDF document, 344.7 KB

RDP46 - Evaluating Rural Entrepreneurship Policy. Stephan J. Goetz, Mark Partridge and Steven C. Deller. June 28, 2009.

Natural Amenities and Rural Development: The Role of Land-Based Policies

PDF document, 311.9 KB

RDP45 - Natural Amenities and Rural Development: The Role of Land-Based Policies. David A. Fleming, David A. McGranahan and Stephan J. Goetz. June 2009.

An Introduction to Natural Gas Development and Workforces

PDF document, 284.8 KB

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

Energy Boomtowns & Natural Gas: Implications for Marcellus Shale Local Governments & Rural Communities

PDF document, 6.9 MB

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

Land Grant YES, Youth Entrepreneurship Symposium Proceedings

PDF document, 1.4 MB

RDP42 - Land Grant YES, Youth Entrepreneurship Symposium Proceedings. The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development, November 2008.

State Entrepreneurial Climate Estimates: An Update Based on the Kauffman Index

PDF document, 321.3 KB

RDP41 - State Entrepreneurial Climate Estimates: An Update Based on the Kauffman Index. Stephan J. Goetz, September 2008.

What Entrepreneurs Mean for Your Community, and How Entrepreneurship Can Be Fostered

PDF document, 123.8 KB

RDP40 - What Entrepreneurs Mean for Your Community, and How Entrepreneurship Can Be Fostered. Jackie Yenerall, July 2008.

Population Change in the Northeast, 2000-2005

PDF document, 611.3 KB

RDP39 - Population Change in the Northeast, 2000-2005. Tse-Chuan Yang and Anastasia R. Snyder, November 2007

Targeting Regional Economic Development: An Outline of a National Extension Educational Program

PDF document, 504.6 KB

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

Targeting Regional Economic Development: A PowerPoint Presentation (2007)

PDF document, 777.8 KB

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

Regional Listening Sessions on Rural Entrepreneurship: Lessons from the Northeast

PDF document, 958.8 KB

RDP37 - Regional Listening Sessions on Rural Entrepreneurship: Lessons from the Northeast. Stephan J. Goetz and Walter Whitmer, July 2007

Evaluation Research and Strategy Development for the Tourism Enterprise Development: Activities of the Progress Fund

PDF document, 2.1 MB

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

A Systems Approach to Community Land Use Education, Planning, and Action

PDF document, 878.3 KB

RDP35 - A Systems Approach to Community Land Use Education, Planning, and Action. Timothy Collins and Stephan Goetz, June 2006.

Systems Approach to Community Land Use Education, Planning, and Action: PowerPoint Presentation

PDF document, 1.7 MB

A Systems Approach to Community Land Use Education, Planning, and Action. Timothy Collins and Stephan Goetz, June 2006

cmag_app.pdf

PDF document, 1.0 MB

cmag_fm.pdf

PDF document, 1.3 MB

cmag_ne.pdf

PDF document, 828.8 KB

cmag_ny.pdf

PDF document, 870.5 KB

cmag_us.pdf

PDF document, 972.0 KB

The Economic Case for State-Level Land Use Decision Making

PDF document, 212.9 KB

RDP34 - Stephan Goetz, December 2006. Article: http://www.jrap-journal.org/pastvolumes/2000/v37/F37-1-goetz.pdf

Final Report to The Kauffman Foundation, The Place-Based Structural Determinants and Effects of Self-Employment

PDF document, 1008.3 KB

RDP33 - Stephan J. Goetz, September 2006

Strategic Directions in Community and Economic Development Extension and Research in the Northeast: Building a Stronger Network in a Critical Time

PDF document, 90.4 KB

RDP32 - December 2005.

Rural Policy and Planning

PDF document, 274.5 KB

RDP31 - Mark Lapping, November 2005.

Economic and Community Development Issues and Priorities in the Northeastern US: Results of a Survey of Extension Educators

PDF document, 282.5 KB

RDP30 - Walter Whitmer et al., December 2005

Introduction to The Small Farm Industry Clusters (SFIC) Project

PDF document, 1.4 MB

RDP29 - Stephan Goetz et al., October 2005.

Rural Poverty in the Northeast: Global Forces and Individual Coping Strategies

PDF document, 1.4 MB

RDP28 - Diane McLaughlin, October 2005.

Do Landfills Always Depress Nearby Property Values?

PDF document, 163.8 KB

RDP27 - Richard C. Ready, May 2005. Revised July 18, 2008

Agricultural and Food Industry Clusters in the Northeast U.S.: Technical Report

PDF document, 1.5 MB

RDP26 - Stephan J. Goetz, Martin Shields and Qiuyan (Cindy) Wang, November 2004.

Conservation Easements as Encumbered Ownership: Issues at Hand

PDF document, 340.8 KB

RDP25 - Nelson Bills, Charles Geisler, Al Sokolow and David Kay, October 2004.

Food, Agriculture, and the Emergent Service Economy: Challenges for the Northeast Region

PDF document, 267.1 KB

RDP24 - Nelson Bills, September 2004.

What the Public Values about Farm and Ranch Land

PDF document, 985.5 KB

RDP23 - Workshop Summary prepared by Charles Abdalla, August 2004.

The Causes of Enduring Poverty, An Expanded Spatial Analysis of the Structural Determinants of Poverty in the US

PDF document, 2.5 MB

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

Linkages Between Agricultural and Conservation Policies

PDF document, 420.4 KB

RDP21 - Workshop Proceedings prepared by Lori Lynch and Joshua M. Duke, September 2003.

Proceedings of The 2003 Northeast Regional Information Technology Workshop on Bridging the Digital Divide

PDF document, 2.8 MB

RDP20 - Workshop Proceedings edited by Stephan J. Goetz and William Shuffstall, September 2003.

Proceedings of The 2003 Northeast Regional Workshop on Extension Land Use Programming

PDF document, 3.7 MB

RDP19 - Workshop Proceedings edited by Stephan J. Goetz and Timothy W. Kelsey, September 2003.

GIS Analysis of Land Use on the Rural-Urban Fringe: The Impact of Land Use and Potential Local Disamenities on Residential Property Values and on the Location of Residential Development in Berks County, Pennsylvania

PDF document, 522.6 KB

RDP18 - Final Grant Report, Richard Ready and Charles Abdalla, June 2003.

Proprietor Employment-Dependent Counties

PDF document, 727.9 KB

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

Critical Development Issues in Rural Economies

PDF document, 650.6 KB

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

The Nexus of Agricultural Land Use Policy and Rural Employment Generation in the Northeast United States

PDF document, 754.5 KB

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

Economic Situation and Prospects for Maryland Agriculture

PDF document, 639.4 KB

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.

Successful Adjustment to Economic Restructuring in the Nonmetro Northeast: 1950-1990

PDF document, 484.0 KB

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

A Community-Based Forestry Cooperative for Certified Wood

PDF document, 320.9 KB

RDP12 - Final Grant Report, Marc E. McDill et al., October 2002.

Conserving Farm and Forest in a Changing Rural Landscape: Current and Potential Contributions of Economics

PDF document, 4.8 MB

RDP11 - Conference Summary Proceedings prepared by Robert J. Johnston, October 2002.

Land Use Problems and Conflicts in the U.S.

PDF document, 2.3 MB

RDP10 - A Comprehensive Research Agenda For the 21st Century. Stephan J. Goetz et al, May 2002.

Web-Based and Other Resources on Land Use

PDF document, 1.1 MB

RDP9 - Stephan J. Goetz, February 2002. Paper prepared for the Florida Land Use Research Workshop, February 21-22, 2002, Orlando, Florida.

Land Use Research: Scientific Publications from 1986 to the Present

PDF document, 748.5 KB

RDP8 - Anil Rupasingha and Stephan J. Goetz, December 2001.

Protecting Farmland at the Fringe: Do Regulations Work? Strengthening the Research Agenda

PDF document, 2.4 MB

RDP7 - Conference Summary Proceedings prepared by Charles W. Abdalla, December 2001.

Community vitality: Some conceptual considerations

PDF document, 254.4 KB

RDP6 - William J. Grigsby, October 2001.

Land Use Issues and Research Opportunities in the US

PDF document, 498.0 KB

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

PDF document, 1.7 MB

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

Rural Development Issues in the Northeast: 2000-2005

PDF document, 836.6 KB

RDP2 - Stephan J. Goetz, December 1999.

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

PDF document, 666.9 KB

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