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    • Developing a Vibrant Local Food Economy in New York Communities 

      Kroeger, Ruth; Zeltser, Yelena (2009-12-24)
      A well connected local food system creates new jobs in the agricultural and processing sectors, increases tax revenue and contributes to vibrant local economies in New York State. The lack of appropriately scaled local ...
    • Grass Biomass: A Biofuel Strategy Right for Upstate New York 

      Koenig, Chris; Wellemeyer, Jonathan (2009-12-24)
      Given the steady increase in gas utility rates, it’s becoming more and more desirable for homeowners to seek out energy alternatives for home heating in upstate New York. In this brief we discuss why large-scale liquid ...
    • How Local Policies Can Support the Development of Green Jobs 

      Cajina, Ana; Hess Pace, Kate; Patterson, Anika; Randall, C.J. (2009-12-24)
      Green jobs and the green economy have received considerable attention from state and national policymakers, particularly in the energy efficiency sector. Local leaders can capitalize on the momentum and facilitate the ...
    • How Local Policies Can Support the Development of Green Jobs 

      Ana Cajina, Kate Hess Pace; Anika Patterson, C.J. Randall (2009-12-28)
      Green jobs and the green economy have received considerable attention from state and national policymakers, particularly in the energy efficiency sector. Local leaders can capitalize on the momentum and facilitate the ...
    • In-Sourcing the Production of America’s Energy Technology 

      Ufberg, Marc (2009-12-27)
      $22 billion in stimulus money has been provided to promote renewable energy projects and re-train workers but amidst the frenzy, something has been missing in the public discussion. While the media has championed the use ...
    • Losing Out on Industrial Policy: The Chicago Case 

      Clavel, Pierre; O'Neill-Kohl, Sara (2010-01-09)
      While other nations were finding ways to intervene productively in their economic machinery in the post-war period, the United States moved from the pragmatic approach of the New Deal period, to avoidance of real economic ...
    • Restructuring Local Government 

      Warner, Mildred (Cornell Cooperative Extension, 2006)
      Fiscal stress, changing public expectations and shifting responsibilities for services due to devolution have prompted many local governments to consider restructuring service delivery. This web site is designed to provide ...
    • What Local Officials Need to Know About Wind Power in Their Communities 

      McCarthy, Kate; VanderMaas, Eric (2010-01-22)
      If the topic of industrial wind development was on the table in your community, where would you begin the discussion? In this working paper, we will provide information to help local officials understand the complicated ...