Research Reports



Household Wealth and Financial Security in Appalachia

This report analyzes the effects of the recent recession on household wealth and economic well-being in Appalachia and assesses whether the Region has been disproportionately affected by the economic downturn.
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Health Care Costs and Access Disparities in Appalachia

This report describes the relative availability of health care resources, level of health insurance coverage and cost of providing health services in the Appalachian Region compared with the rest of the United States.
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Energy Workforce Trends and Training Needs in Appalachia

This study uses national data to project future supply and demand for occupations associated with the energy industry in Appalachia, and the number of people enrolled in and graduating from programs in the Region’s institutions of higher education.
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