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Demographic Diversity and Economic Change in Appalachia
July 1999
McLaughlin, Diane, Daniel T. Lichter, and Stephen A. Matthews with the assistance of Glynis Daniels and James Cameron
Pennsylvania State University
This report provides a picture of demographic diversity and economic change in Appalachia from 1980 through 1996.
Abstract & Report Contents Full Report in PDF (1.8 MB)
Foundation Funding in the Appalachian Region in the 1990s: Patterns, Trends, and Prospects
March 1999
Bischak, Greg
Appalachian Regional Commission
Funding from all types of private foundations is examined in this report, which shows how the Appalachian Region compares with the rest of the nation in obtaining foundation grants.
Abstract & Report Contents Full Report in PDF (550 KB)
Building on Past Experiences: Creating a New Future for Distressed Counties
January 1999
Glasmeier, Amy K. and Kurtis G. Fuellhart
Pennsylvania State University, Institute for Policy Research and Evaluation
This report studies the development experience of the distressed counties with the aim of identifying the lessons that might be learned from those counties that have changed socioeconomic status.
Abstract & Report Contents Full Report in PDF (5.8 MB)