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Archived Research Reports, 1998-2010


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No. 281 Kansas Tax and Business Climate Report . (December 2010). Kansas, Inc.
No. 280 Kansas State Fair: Visitor Attributes, Demographics, and Economic Impact Analysis . Pat Oslund and Shannon Portillo (October 2009). Kansas State Fair .
No. 279 Evaluation of the Kansas Department of Commerce . Justin Marlowe, Pat Oslund, Susan Mercer, Doug Norsby, John Arnold, Genna Hurd, Dane Hanson, Rob Nye, and Joshua Rosenbloom (November 2007). Kansas, Inc.
No. 278 A Survey of Alumni of the Entrepreneurship Program Of Case Western Reserve University (FINAL REPORT). Joshua L. Rosenbloom with assistance from Don Haider-Markel and Dane Hanson (March 2008). Ewing M. Kauffman Foundation
No. 277 Indicators of the Kansas Economy: Assessment and Prototypes Project Final Report. Larry Hoyle, Pat Oslund, Xanthippe Wedel, Genna Hurd, Amber Reynolds, Dane Hanson, Tarek Al-Baghal, and Ken Nelson (April 2006). Kansas, Inc.
No. 276 Trends in the Kansas Economy: 1985-2006. Charles Krider, Genna Hurd, and Dane Hanson (August 2006). Prepared for Kansas, Inc.
No. 275 Assessment of the Technical Training Needs of the Lawrence Community: How the Current System Is Working. Susan M. Mercer (May 2005). Heartland Works
No. 274 Assessment of the Technical Training Needs of the Lawrence Community: Report to the USD 497 Administrative Task Force on Technical Education. Charles E. Krider, Genna M. Hurd, Susan M. Mercer, Susan Twombly, and Joshua L. Rosenbloom (May 2005). [The Executive Summary is also available as a .pdf]
No. 273 The Bioscience Industry in Douglas County: An Analysis of Economic Impacts Opportunities and Challenges. Joshua L. Rosenbloom, David Burress, and Pat Oslund (November 2004). Lawrence Chamber of Commerce
No. 272 Effects of Highways on Productivity and Agglomeration Economies (not available). David Burress.
No. 271 Business Taxes and Costs: A Cross-State Comparison, 2003 Update. David Burress, Pat Oslund, and Luke Middleton (February 2004). Kansas, Inc.
No. 270C Kansas City Region Information Technology and Life Science Initiative: Focus Group and Interview Report. Susan Mercer (August 2004). KCCatalyst.
No. 270B Greater Kansas City Opportunities and Capacities for Technology-Based Development. David Burress, Joshua L. Rosenbloom, and Susan Mercer (September 2004). KCCatalyst.
No. 270A The Kansas City Economy: Performance, Innovation, and Resources for Future Economic Progress. David Burress, Joshua L. Rosenbloom, and Sonia Manzoor with Mark Dollard and Gregory Gillpin (January 2004). KCCatalyst.
No. 269 Ninth Assessment of the Science, Engineering and Math Infrastructure at Three Universities in Kansas, prepared for Kansas NSF EPSCoR by Genna Hurd (June 2003). Contact the Kansas NSF EPSCoR office for a copy of this report.
No. 268 Business vs. Residential Tax Burden in Lawrence/Douglas County. Luke Middleton (December 2002). Lawrence Chamber of Commerce.
No. 267 Kansas Policy Survey: Fall 2001 Survey Results. Tarek Baghal with Chad Kniss, Don Haider-Markel, and Steven Maynard-Moody (September 2002).
No. 266A Kansas Policy Survey: Spring 2001 Survey Results. Chad Kniss with Don Haider-Markel and Steven Maynard-Moody (December 2001).
No. 266B Kansas Policy Survey: Spring 2001 Survey Results - Short Version. Chad Kniss with Don Haider-Markel and Steven Maynard-Moody (December 2001).
No. 264A Markets Potentially Affected by the ATP Digital Video Program. David Burress with John Gauch, Susan Mercer, Pat Oslund, and Joshua Rosenbloom (March 1998). Advanced Technology Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology.
No. 264B Potential Pathways of Economic Impact for the ATP Digital Video Program. David Burress with Susan Mercer, Pat Oslund, and Joshua L. Rosenbloom (May 1999). Advanced Technology Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology.
No. 264C Study Plan for Measuring Economic Impacts of ATP's Digital Video Program. David Burress, Pat Oslund, and Joshua L. Rosenbloom (December 1999). Advanced Technology Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology.
No. 264D Protocols for Measuring Economic Impacts of ATP's Digital Video Program. David Burress, Joshua L. Rosenbloom, Patricia Oslund, Robert Glass, Brian Harris, and Susan Mercer (July 2000). Advanced Technology Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology.
No. 264E Baseline Economic Impacts of the ATP Digital Video Program. David Burress, Joshua L. Rosenbloom, and Pat Oslund (December 2000). Advanced Technology Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology.
No. 263 Eighth Assessment of the Science, Engineering, and Math Infrastructure at Three Universities in Kansas, prepared for Kansas NSF EPSCoR by Genna Hurd, Dr. Steven Maynard-Moody, Susan Mercer, and Luke Middleton, (May 2001).
No. 262 2000 Lawrence Citizens Survey. Steven Maynard-Moody and students in Public Administration 836 (January 2001). Edwin O. Stene Graduate Program in Public Administration & Policy Research Institute.
No. 261 Attitudes of Kaw Valley Residents Toward Surface Water Quality. David Burress and Brian Harris (December 2000). The Kaw Valley Heritage Alliance.
No. 260 The Role of Public Libraries in Local Economic Development (Click here for appendices to report). Robert Glass, Norman Clifford, Brian Harris, and Carol Rose, with Charles Krider, Susan Mercer, Cheri Woolsey, and Chris Horak (November 2000). The Kansas State Library.
No. 259

Retail Preferences Survey Report #4: A Study of the Shopping Habits of the Residents of Lawrence, Kansas. Elena Semyonova-Smith and Genna Hurd (March 2000; 32 pages). The City Commission of Lawrence, Kansas and The Lawrence Chamber of Commerce.
No. 258
The Metropolitan Strategic Planning Grant Program in Kansas. Genna Hurd, Steve Howell, and Charles Krider (October 1999; 25 pages). Kansas, Inc.
No. 257
Economic Scope, Impact and Marketing Study of the Kansas Arts Commission (Click here for appendices to report). Charles Krider, Robert Glass, Norman Clifford, Brian Harris and Cheri Woolsey (July 1999; 55 pages). Kansas Arts Commission.
No. 256
Retail Preferences Survey, Report No. 3: A Study of the Shopping Habits of the Residents of Lawrence, Kansas. Elena Y. Semyonova-Smith (June 1999; 46 pages). Lawrence Chamber of Commerce
No. 255
Economic Development in Medium-Sized Kansas Communities: 1989 to 1998, Genna Ott and Fernando Conde (May 1999; 33 pages).
No. 254A
Demand for Local and Organic Produce: A Brief Review of the Literature, Brian Harris, David Burress, and Sharon Eicher. (April 2000; 57 pages). Fund for Rural America,U.S. Department of Agriculture.
No. 254B Kaw Valley Focus Groups on Local and Organic Produce, Brian Harris, David Burress, Susan Mercer, Patricia Oslund, and Carol Rose. (April 2000, 20 pages).Fund for Rural America,US Department of Agriculture.
No. 254C Demand for Local and Organic Produce, David Burress. (Not available)
No. 253 Seventh Assessment of the Science, Engineering, and Math Infrastructure at Three Universities in Kansas, prepared for K*STAR by Genna M. Hurd, July 1999.
No. 252
Retail Preferences Survey Report, Report No. 2: A Study of the Shopping Habits of the Residents of Lawrence, Kansas, Vincent Glaeser (October 1998; 37 pages). Lawrence Chamber of Commerce.
No. 251
Sixth Assessment of the Science, Math and Engineering Infrastructure at the Three Universities in Kansas: Faculty Survey and Administrator's Interview Results, Charles Krider and Genna Ott (October 1998; 44 pages). K*STAR.
No. 250
Benefits and Costs of the Kansas Comprehensive Highway Program, David Burress and Pat Oslund. (January 1999; 95 pages) Kansas Department of Transportation.
No. 249
MAMTC Regional Market Assessment, Business Research Division, University of Colorado and IPPBR, Charles Krider, Carol Rose and Susan Mercer (April 1998; 125 pages) MAMTC
No. 248
Employee Benefits Survey Report, Vincent Glaesar (June 1998; 33 pages) Lawrence Chamber of Commerce.
No. 247
Sixth Assessment of the Science, Math and Engineering Infrastructure at the Three Universities in Kansas: Case Studies of Four Peer Institutions, Genna M. Ott and Charles Krider (June 1998; 19 pages). K*STAR.
No. 246
An Estimation of the Level of Voluntary Financial Support for the Kansas Wind Energy Project, Norman Clifford, Robert Glass, Kevin Nelson (June 1998; 56 pages). Kansas Electric Utilities Research Program (KEURP).
No. 245B
Kansas State Fair Economic Impact and Marketing Study, Volume 2: An Overview of Non-Fair Events, Norm Clifford and Pat Oslund (April 1998; 123 pages ). Kansas State Fair.
No. 245A
Kansas State Fair Economic Impact and Marketing Study, Volume 1: Analysis of the 1996 Kansas State Fair, Norm Clifford and Pat Oslund (April 1998; 83 pages ). Kansas State Fair
No. 245
Kansas State Fair Economic Impact and Marketing Study, Executive Summary, Norm Clifford and Pat Oslund, (April 1998). Kansas State Fair.
No. 244
Business Taxes and Costs: A Cross-State Comparison, Pat Oslund (February 1998; 135 pages). Kansas, Inc.

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