This report examines the economic development role of business associations and shows how collaboration among firms through business associations and other entities can increase the participating firms' competitiveness.
This study provides a framework for understanding the changes in the Region due to in- and out-migration from 1975 to 1990. The study includes changes by age, race, educational attainment, income, and subregions.
This report paints a statistical portrait of Appalachia's manufacturing sector, focusing on the rate of entry and exit of new and old establishments, the pay and productivity characteristics of plants in Appalachia, the role of branch plants in the Region…
This study examines how conditions in the Appalachian economy and the functioning of its capital markets affect availability of capital and credit for businesses, and identifies ways to address business credit and capital needs in the Appalachian Region.
In 1964, a report by the the President's Appalachian Regional Commission Report stated that Appalachia could be characterized as ". . . a region apart—geographically and statistically." This report reassesses that finding.