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2011

West Virginia Economic Development Funding: The Role of Federal Earmarks. Sean O'Leary and Karen Kunz



2009

Vol. 26, No. 1 - Facilitating Foster Care: An Evaluation of the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children in West Virginia by Corey J. Colyer



2008

Vol. 25, No. 3 - Counting the Chips: The Consequences of Legalized Gambling in West Virginia by Patrick A. Pierce and Richard A. Brisbin, Jr.



Vol. 25, No. 2 Open for Business? An Examination of Incentive Based Executive Compensation in West Virginia by Brandon N. Cline and Nima Mohebbi



Vol. 25, No. 1 Casting the Dice: The Development of Legalized Gambling Policy in West Virginia by Richard A. Brisbin, Jr. and Patrick A. Pierce



2007

Vol. 24, No. 3 Protecting West Virginia Trout Streams by Evan Hansen



Vol. 24, No. 2 The Future of the West Virginia Judiciary: Problems and Policy Options by Richard A. Brisbin, Jr. and John C. Kilwein.



Vol. 24, No. 1 Animal Welfare and Control Issues in West Virginia and the United States: Old Problems with New Answers by Susan Hunter.



2006

Vol. 23, No. 3 Tobacco Control in West Virginia:



Vol. 23, No. 2 Public Sector Labor Legislation: Considering the West Virginia Perspective by Neil S. Bucklew and Kathy J. Girod.



Vol. 23, No. 1 Citizen Evaluations of West Virginia Government: Stability and Change, 1992 to 2005 by Thomas K. Bias, Richard A. Brisbin, Jr., and Kevin M. Leyden.



2005

Vol. 22, No. 3 WV WORKS 2004: Information and Perspectives Provided by WV WORKS Recipients Nearing Their 60-Month Eligibility Limitation, by Melissa Latimer, Eleanor Blakely, Barry Locke, L. Christopher Plein, and David Williams.



Vol. 22, No. 2 An Ounce of Prevention Keeps Strokes Away: A West Virginia Study of Awareness of Stroke Risks and Symptoms, by Mohamad G. Alkadry



Vol. 22, No. 1 West Virginia Tax Amnesty: An Evaluation of Costs and Benefits, by Hari S. Luitel and Mehmet S. Tosun.

The Early History of West Virginia’s Northern Ohio Valley, by Robert Jay Dilger.



2004

Vol. 21, No. 2 WV WORKS 2003: Perspectives of Former Recipients Who Have Exhausted Their 60 Months of Program Eligibility, by Robert Jay Dilger, Eleanor Blakely, Melissa Latimer, Barry Locke, L. Christopher Plein, Lucinda A. Potter, and David Williams.



Vol. 21, No. 1 Planning for the Future: An Introduction to Land Use Policy Options for West Virginia, by Richard Brisbin, Jr. and Susan Hunter. The Early History of Central West Virginia, by Robert Jay Dilger.



2003

Vol. 20, No.3 The West Virginia Community Design Team: Community Led Change in the Mountain State, by L. Christopher Plein. The Early History of West Virginia's Potomac Highlands, by Robert Jay Dilger.



Vol. 20, No. 2 Life After Welfare: Hardship in the Mountain State, by Elizabeth McGaha and Melissa Latimer. The Early History of West Virginia's Northern Panhandle, by Robert Jay Dilger.



Vol. 20, No. 1 Indigent Access to Justice in West Virginia, by John C. Kilwein. The Status of Women in West Virginia, by Barbara J. Howe. The Early History of North-Central West Virginia, by Robert Jay Dilger.



2002

Vol. 19, No. 4 Amendment 1: County and Municipal Option Economic Development Amendment, by Michael John Dougherty. The Early History of West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle, by Robert Jay Dilger.



Vol. 19, No. 3 A Comparative Assessment of West Virginia's State Tax System, by Mehmet S. Tosun.



Vol. 19, No. 2 Pay Equity in West Virginia State Government, by Mohamad Alkadry, Kimberly Nolf, and Erin Condo .



Vol. 19, No. 1 West Virginia and the Changing Federal Budget, by Lawrence J. Grossback. What's New on the 'Net: September 11 and the Web, by Robert Duval and Rebecca Barrett-Duval.



2001

Vol. 18, No. 4 Civic Engagement in West Virginia: What Community Leaders Think, by Richard A. Brisbin, Jr. and Susan Hunter.
The Challenges of Developing Rural Communities, by Stephen Aigner.
What’s New at the Institute for Public Affairs:
* Local Government Leadership Academy Receives Excellent Reviews
* WV 2001 Speakers Series Presentations Available Are Underway
* County Commissioners Training Series XIX Available on Videotape




Vol. 18, No. 3 WV WORKS 2000: The Recipients' Perspective, by Robert Jay Dilger, Eleanor Blakely, Melissa Latimer, Barry Locke, Carson Mencken, L. Christopher Plein, Lucinda Potter, and David Williams.



Vol. 18, No. 2 Are Citizen Review Boards Right for West Virginia? by Willard M. Oliver.


What’s New at the Institute for Public Affairs:
* Local Government Leadership Academy – June 2&3:
* WV 2001 Speakers Series Presentations Available on Videotape:
* County Commissioners Training Series XVIII Available on Videotape:




Vol. 18, No. 1 Growing Heritage Tourism in the Mountain State, by Theresa Wang, Steve Selin and Shannon Donovan.



2000

Vol. 17, No. 4 West Virginia's Hate Crime Task Force, by Chuck Smith, Michael Asbury, Jessica Lane Hoffman, Bonnie Russell, and Joshua Spence.



Vol. 17, No. 3 Incentive-Based Policies and Poultry Waste Management in West Virginia, by Thomas Basden, Casey Ritz, and Alan Collins.



Vol. 17, No. 2 Local Economic Development Policy for the New Economy, by Donald Reinke.



Vol. 17, No. 1 WV WORKS Case Closure Study, by Robert Jay Dilger, Eleanor Blakely, Karen V.H. Dorton, Melissa Latimer, Barry Locke, Carson Mencken, L. Christopher Plein, Lucinda A. Potter, David Williams, and Dong Pil Yoon.



1999

Vol. 16, No. 4 The West Virginia Judicial System at the Crossroads of Change, by John C. Kilwein. Tax Incentives and the Governor's Commission on Fair Taxation, by Robin C. Capehart and Dale W. Steager.



Vol. 16, No. 3 Public School Finance in West Virginia, by Robert Jay Dilger. Marketing Local Governments in West Virginia, by John R. Spears.



Vol. 16, No. 2 Betting on the Future: Policy Issues and Implications for the West Virginia Lottery, by Thomas A. Garrett and Russell S. Sobel.



Vol. 16, No. 1 A Different Shade of Green: West Virginians' Attitudes and Preceptions about the Environment, by Steve Hollenhorst, Rory Fraser, and Allan Collins.



1998

Vol. 15, No. 4 Community-Oriented Policing for West Virginia, by Willard M. Oliver.
The Local Option Economic Development Admendment, by Michael Dougherty and Scott Loveridge.
The Judicial Reform Amendment, by John C. Kilwein.



Vol. 15, No. 3 The Changing West Virginia Economy, by Neil S. Bucklew.



Vol.15, No. 2 County Conflict in West Virginia, by Kenneth Klase and Gerald M. Pops.



Vol. 15, No. 1 The Tobacco War in West Virginia, by Donley T. Studlar.



1997

Vol. 14, No. 4 From Kanawha Boulevard to Wall Street: The 1997 Modern Investment Management Amendment, by Michael A. Oliverio, II and John David Rausch, Jr.
Challenges and Opportunities for West Virginia’s Local Governments, by Michael John Dougherty and L. Christopher Plein.



Vol. 14, No. 3 The Women Pioneers of the West Virginia State Legislature, 1923-1969, by Jo Boggess Phillips.



Vol. 14, No. 2 Gypsy Moths and the Future of West Virginia's Forest Resources, by Mary J. Wimmer.



Vol. 14, No. 1 West Virginia’s Brownfields Legislation: Economic Development, Environmental Protection, or Both?, by James Kotcon.
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