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    • Healthy communities and healthy ecosystems: the community development potential of ecosystem restoration work 

      Hibbard, Michael (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2001)
      The Ecosystem Workforce Program (EWP) at the University of Oregon is conducting a three year demonstration project to test the possibilities of collaborative stewardship for community development. Key to this is a monitoring ...
    • Issues in monitoring the socio-economic effects of the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board grant program 

      Bonner, Kristin; Hibbard, Michael (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2002)
      This report examines some of the issues involved in setting up a system for monitoring the socio-economic effects of Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board (O-WEB) grants on an on-going basis. We conducted telephone interviews ...
    • Montenegro sustainable tourism assessment 

      Ringer, Gregory D., 1951- (Institute for Strategic Studies and Prognoses & Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, 2004-10)
      This report briefly outlines the concerns and recommendations of a rapid assessment project undertaken in April 2004, with the support of the Montenegro Business Alliance and the U.S. Consulate in Podgorica. While admittedly ...
    • The Rising Share of Nonmarital Births: Fertility Choices or Marriage Behavior? 

      Gray, Jo Anna; Stockard, Jean; Stone, Joe A. (Joe Allan), 1948- (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2004-11-01)
      Much of the sharp rise in the share of nonmarital births in the United States has been attributed to changes in the fertility choices of unmarried and married women - in response, it is often argued, to various public ...
    • The Scope and Future Prospects : Oregon's Ecosystem Management Industry 

      Beltram, James; Evans, Rock; Hibbard, Michael; Luzzi, James (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2001)
      Reports the findings of a joint study by the Organization for Economic Initiatives, Inc. (OEI) and the Ecosystem Workforce Program (EWP) at the University of Oregon (UO). OEI is an Oregon 501(c) 3 non-profit corporation ...
    • Sustainable communities & ecotourism in Uganda: the Katonga Wetlands Conservation Project 

      Ringer, Gregory D., 1951- (1998-06)
      Perhaps more than any other region of the world, Africa’s dependence on natural resources makes it especially vulnerable to environmental change. To confront the growing social and natural problems, many sub-Saharan ...
    • A Tale of Two Shares: The Relationship between the 

      Gray, Jo Anna; Stockard, Jean; Stone, Joe A. (Joe Allan), 1948- (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2004-06-01)
      We develop a model of fertility and marriage that implies a magnified effect of marriage rates on the share of births to unmarried women. For U.S. data, plots and regression estimates support the prediction that the share ...
    • Taxes, Government Expenditures, and State Economic Growth: The Role of Nonlinearities 

      Bania, Neil; Gray, Jo Anna (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2006-06)
      Barro’s (1990) model of endogenous growth implies that economic growth will initially rise with an increase in taxes directed toward “productive” expenditures (e.g., education, highways, and streets), but will subsequently ...
    • Tourism in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar: from terrorism to tourism? 

      Ringer, Gregory D., 1951-; Hall, C. Michael (Butterworth-Heinemann, 2000)
      The emerging Southeast Asian nations of Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar (Burma) are undergoing substantial change. Desperately seeking economic growth, these impoverished nations have been ravaged by decades of civil war from ...
    • Wilderness images of tourism and community 

      Ringer, Gregory D., 1951- (Elsevier, 1996)
      International tourism is now the dominant force in the world economy and consequently, is heavily promoted as a source of funding sustainable community development. Developing and marketing communities as tourist destinations ...