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Examining The Health Care Safety Net In The Portland Area, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.) Dec 2004

Examining The Health Care Safety Net In The Portland Area, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.)

City Club of Portland

No abstract provided.


What's In A Name? Keeping The Va In Arnova, Roger A. Lohmann Nov 2004

What's In A Name? Keeping The Va In Arnova, Roger A. Lohmann

Faculty Scholarship

As the name suggests, Voluntary Action (VA) was one of the constituent interests in the formation of ARNOVA. The popularity of nonprofit organizations (NO) among researchers, scholars and students threatens to overwhelm the scholarly interest in voluntary action. Yet, this latter topic is both more interesting theoretically and more important to larger questions of democracy and local and national community and therefore needs to be preserved and protected.


2004 Ballot Measure Report Measures 35 & 36, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.) Oct 2004

2004 Ballot Measure Report Measures 35 & 36, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.)

City Club of Portland

No abstract provided.


2004 Ballot Measure Report Measures 34 & 38, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.) Oct 2004

2004 Ballot Measure Report Measures 34 & 38, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.)

City Club of Portland

No abstract provided.


Pulling Apart: Economic Segregation Among Suburbs And Central Cities In Major Metropolitan Areas, Todd Swanstrom, Colleen Casey, Robert Flack, Peter Dreier Oct 2004

Pulling Apart: Economic Segregation Among Suburbs And Central Cities In Major Metropolitan Areas, Todd Swanstrom, Colleen Casey, Robert Flack, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Land Values As A Source Of Local Government Finance, Tom Dunne Oct 2004

Land Values As A Source Of Local Government Finance, Tom Dunne

Books/Book Chapters

Funding local government has been a permanent feature of debates about public policy in Ireland and Many feel that the balance of power between local and central government is weighted too much in

This paper suggests that the concept of economic rent, on which the justification for property taxes rests and its relevance to the property market in a modern, economically successful and urbanised Ireland, needs to be vented, discussed and debated.

The proposition is that if a greater understanding was created about the economic characteristics of landed property both value capture and local property taxes would achieve greater public ...


Playhouse Square Center: Economic Impact And Contribution To Northeast Ohio, Robert Sadowski, Jill Norton, Ziona Austrian, Mark Rosentraub Oct 2004

Playhouse Square Center: Economic Impact And Contribution To Northeast Ohio, Robert Sadowski, Jill Norton, Ziona Austrian, Mark Rosentraub

Urban Publications

This study reports on the contribution made by Playhouse Square Center to Northeast Ohio. The contribution comes in various forms, which are reflected in the report’s different sections. The first uses a traditional economic model to estimate the economic impact of Playhouse Square Center. It calculates how each dollar spent by, or due to the presence of, Playhouse Square generates additional spending and jobs in the local economy. The second type of contribution is through the various educational programs and events aimed at increasing interest and involvement in the arts. Although the value of these activities is difficult to ...


Northwest District Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 36171, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor Sep 2004

Northwest District Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 36171, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor

Portland City Archives

No abstract provided.


City Club Of Portland Resolution Of The Board Of Governors Support Of Proposed "Clean Money Campaigns In Portland" Draft Proposal, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.) Sep 2004

City Club Of Portland Resolution Of The Board Of Governors Support Of Proposed "Clean Money Campaigns In Portland" Draft Proposal, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.)

City Club of Portland

No abstract provided.


The State Of Milwaukee's Environment: Preliminary Report, Center For Economic Development Sep 2004

The State Of Milwaukee's Environment: Preliminary Report, Center For Economic Development

Center for Economic Development Publications

No abstract provided.


City Club Of Portland Board Of Governors Resolution Opposition To Ballot Measure 37, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.) Sep 2004

City Club Of Portland Board Of Governors Resolution Opposition To Ballot Measure 37, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.)

City Club of Portland

No abstract provided.


Industry Clusters And Economic Development: A Learning Resource, Edward J. Feser Sep 2004

Industry Clusters And Economic Development: A Learning Resource, Edward J. Feser

Edward J Feser

One of the most widely discussed issues in community and economic development today is the role of industry clusters as engines of regional growth and development. Many communities are undertaking cluster studies or initiating cluster planning exercises as a way to organize development strategies to promote key local economic strengths or to shore up identified weaknesses. A large consulting industry has emerged to serve governments’ interest in clusters and the research literature on the topic is growing rapidly. At the same time, some analysts have likened clusters to another economic development fad that will eventually be supplanted by the next ...


Transportation Equity And Access To Jobs In Metropolitan Milwaukee, Center For Economic Development Sep 2004

Transportation Equity And Access To Jobs In Metropolitan Milwaukee, Center For Economic Development

Center for Economic Development Publications

No abstract provided.


Community Determinants Of Volunteer Participation: The Case Of Japan, Mary Alice Haddad Sep 2004

Community Determinants Of Volunteer Participation: The Case Of Japan, Mary Alice Haddad

Division II Faculty Publications

Why are some communities more civically engaged than others? Why do some communities provide services with volunteer labor whereas others rely primarily on government provision? When communities provide both volunteer and paid labor for the same service, how do they motivate and organize those volunteers? This article addresses these questions through quantitative tests of prevailing explanations for levels of civic engagement (e.g., education, TV viewing, urbanization) and qualitative analyses of case studies of three medium-sized cities in Japan, focusing particularly on the service areas of firefighting and elder care. The statistical analyses demonstrate that current explanations that rely on ...


The Color Of Credit: Mortgage Discrimination, Research Methodology And Fair Lending Enforcement. Stephen L. Ross And John Yinger. Reviewed By Howard Jacob Karger., Howard Jacob Karger Sep 2004

The Color Of Credit: Mortgage Discrimination, Research Methodology And Fair Lending Enforcement. Stephen L. Ross And John Yinger. Reviewed By Howard Jacob Karger., Howard Jacob Karger

The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

Book review of Stephen L. Ross and John Yinger, The Color of Credit: Mortgage Discrimination, Research Methodology and Fair Lending Enforcement. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003. $39.95 hardcover.


Global Decisions, Local Collisions: Urban Life In The New World Order. David Ranney. Reviewed By Robert L. Boyd., Robert L. Boyd Sep 2004

Global Decisions, Local Collisions: Urban Life In The New World Order. David Ranney. Reviewed By Robert L. Boyd., Robert L. Boyd

The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

Book review of David Ranney, Global Decisions, Local Collisions: Urban Life in the New World Order. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2003. $69.50 paperback.


L.A. Race Woman: Charlotta Bass And The Complexities Of Black Political Development In Los Angeles, Regina Freer Aug 2004

L.A. Race Woman: Charlotta Bass And The Complexities Of Black Political Development In Los Angeles, Regina Freer

Regina Freer

Using her platform as owner and editor of Los Angeles's prominent black newspaper the California Eagle from 1912-1951, L.A. race woman Charlotta Bass was at the center of black political life of the city. This article examines her life and political activism as they offer a lens into the history of black community response to the particular demography, geography, politics and economics of Los Angeles and African American's expectations of what life should be like in the city. While black Angelenos confronted pitched job market competition and familiar white resistance to black advancement, blacks in L.A ...


Community Determinants Of Volunteer Participation: The Case Of Japan, Mary Alice Haddad Aug 2004

Community Determinants Of Volunteer Participation: The Case Of Japan, Mary Alice Haddad

Mary Alice Haddad

Why are some communities more civically engaged than others? Why do some communities provide services with volunteer labor whereas others rely primarily on government provision? When communities provide both volunteer and paid labor for the same service, how do they motivate and organize those volunteers? This article addresses these questions through quantitative tests of prevailing explanations for levels of civic engagement (e.g., education, TV viewing, urbanization) and qualitative analyses of case studies of three medium-sized cities in Japan, focusing particularly on the service areas of firefighting and elder care. The statistical analyses demonstrate that current explanations that rely on ...


Regional Economic Indicators: Business & Innovation Climate, Robert Sadowski Aug 2004

Regional Economic Indicators: Business & Innovation Climate, Robert Sadowski

Urban Publications

This report is the first in a series to be released by the Center for Economic Development (Center) at Cleveland State University’s Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs as part of its regional economic indicators project. The project’s objective is to provide a comprehensive benchmarking of Greater Cleveland’s economy against other metropolitan areas across the nation. To achieve this objective, the Center is planning to analyze a broad set of economic indicators in several themes to construct a broad-based economic profile of the region. This will allow for an objective determination of areas in which Cleveland ...


Portsmouth Neighborhood Plan Action Charts And Design Guidelines, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor Jun 2004

Portsmouth Neighborhood Plan Action Charts And Design Guidelines, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor

Portland City Archives

No abstract provided.


Memo To Lynn Bonner From Carl Abbott, Carl Abbott Jun 2004

Memo To Lynn Bonner From Carl Abbott, Carl Abbott

Ernie Bonner Collection

No abstract provided.


South Park Blocks Area Development Strategy: Priorities And Actions To Strengthen Neighborhood Identity, Lisa Abuaf, Natasha Detweiler, Steve Faust, Jennifer Mannhard, Dan Zalkow Jun 2004

South Park Blocks Area Development Strategy: Priorities And Actions To Strengthen Neighborhood Identity, Lisa Abuaf, Natasha Detweiler, Steve Faust, Jennifer Mannhard, Dan Zalkow

Master of Urban and Regional Planning Workshop Projects

Past and current planning efforts by the City of Portland, such as the South Park Blocks Urban Renewal Area and the West End plan, have sought to promote new mixed-use development through increasing the residential density and investment in the area. The West End plan focused primarily on the area north of SW Salmon Street and the urban renewal area currently does not have a standing advisory committee to represent the Downtown neighborhood’s interests. This project consists of a neighborhood analysis to distill the identity of the area, an identification of the opportunities and challenges to development, and a ...


The People's Freeway: Reclaiming A Concrete Corridor To Make Way For The Next--And Better--Los Angeles, Marcus Renner May 2004

The People's Freeway: Reclaiming A Concrete Corridor To Make Way For The Next--And Better--Los Angeles, Marcus Renner

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Resume Of Ernie Bonner, Ernest Bonner Apr 2004

Resume Of Ernie Bonner, Ernest Bonner

Ernie Bonner Collection

No abstract provided.


Major Events In Portland Planning History: Pioneer Courthouse Square, Ernest Bonner Apr 2004

Major Events In Portland Planning History: Pioneer Courthouse Square, Ernest Bonner

Ernie Bonner Collection

No abstract provided.


After The Boom: Joblessness In Milwaukee Since 2000, Center For Economic Development Apr 2004

After The Boom: Joblessness In Milwaukee Since 2000, Center For Economic Development

Center for Economic Development Publications

No abstract provided.


Major Events In Portland Planning History: Pioneer Courthouse Square, Ernest Bonner Mar 2004

Major Events In Portland Planning History: Pioneer Courthouse Square, Ernest Bonner

Ernie Bonner Collection

No abstract provided.


Mandating Pollution Prevention: The Tao Of Regulation, Timothy F. Malloy, Roman Czebiniak, Peter Sinsheimer Feb 2004

Mandating Pollution Prevention: The Tao Of Regulation, Timothy F. Malloy, Roman Czebiniak, Peter Sinsheimer

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


City Club Of Portland Resolution On State Of Oregon Ballot Measure 30, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.) Jan 2004

City Club Of Portland Resolution On State Of Oregon Ballot Measure 30, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.)

City Club of Portland

No abstract provided.


Coastal Training Program: Advisory Council Protocol, Claudette Robey, Kevin O'Brien Jan 2004

Coastal Training Program: Advisory Council Protocol, Claudette Robey, Kevin O'Brien

Urban Publications

The Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve, Ohio Department of Natural Resources Coastal Management Program, and Ohio Sea Grant College Program (the Partners) are developing a comprehensive Coastal Training Program (CTP) to assist Ohio’s coastal decision-makers. The Partners are developing a coordinated and collaborative training strategy and information network that will serve as the framework for local, regional, state, and national coastal resources management training providers.