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Labor Market Analysis

Race and Male Employment in the Wake of the Great Recession: Black Male Employment Rates in Milwaukee And the Nations Largest Metro Areas, 2010. January 2012
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/black-employment_2012.pdf

The Crisis Deepens: Black Male Joblessness in Milwaukee 2009. October 2010
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/blackjoblessness_2010.pdf

Mismeasuring Joblessness: A Rejoinder to ETI/Murphy. August 2010
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/joblessness0810.pdf

Research Update: Race and Male Joblessness in Milwaukee: 2008. September 2009
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/race_joblessness08.pdf

Research Update: The Crisis of Black Male Joblessness in Milwaukee, 2007
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/black_joblessness07.pdf

The Crisis of Black Male Joblessness in Milwaukee, 2006
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/black_joblessness06.pdf

The Crisis of Black Male Joblessness in Milwaukee: Trends, Explanations, and Policy Options
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/blackcrisis307.pdf

After the Boom: Joblessness in Milwaukee Since 2000
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/stealthworking404.cfm

"Stealth Depression" Joblessness in the City of Milwaukee Since 1990
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/stealth_depression803.cfm

Cracks in the Class Ceiling
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/glassceiling.cfm

Welfare Reform and the Metropolitan Milwaukee Labor Market
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/welfare896.cfm

The Crisis of Low Wages in Milwaukee: Wage Polarization in Metropolitan Labor Market 1970-1990
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/wages1194.cfm

Model Development in the "Workforce Connections" Project
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/reports/model997.cfm

Labor Market Research Update for the High Wage Dislocated Worker Project
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/reports/labor997.cfm

Occupational Trends and Training Requirements in Targeted Industrial Sectors: A Report for the High Wage Dislocated Worker Project
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/reports/occupation397.cfm

Employment and Wage Trends in Targeted Industrial Sectors: A Report for the High Wage Dislocated Worker Project
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/reports/wagetrends297.cfm


Welfare Reform Policy

Community Service Jobs in Wisconsin Works: The Milwaukee County Experience
http://www.mdrc.org/sites/default/files/full_61.pdf

Unfair Sanctions: Does W-2 Punish People of Color?
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/race_report.pdf

Emergency Services Utilization in Milwaukee County: 1995 to 2000
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/emergencyservices.cfm

Welfare Reform in Metropolitan Milwaukee Labor Market
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/welfare896.cfm

Support Service Utilization Among Head Start Parents in Wisconsin
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/reports/headstart99.cfm


Milwaukee Community Economic Development Capacity Inventory

Milwaukee Community Economic Development
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/reports/capacity499.cfm

Milwaukee Non-Profit Venture Fund Planning Document
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/reports/venture998.cfm


Economic/Community/Business Development

Market Analysis for Riverworks Development Corporation: Spring 2012
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/riverworks_analysis.pdf

Microeconomics of Reliable Urban Water Supply: The Comparative Economic Advantage of Great Lakes Cities
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/watersupply_2010.pdf

The False Promise of the Entrepreneurial University: Selling Academic Commercialism as an "Engine" of Economic Development in Milwaukee
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/entrepreneurial_univ09.pdf

The PabstCity Redevelopment Project: Inflated Projections and Dubious Economic Assumptions
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/pabstcity605.pdf

Residential Development Activity on Urban Brownfields in Milwaukee and Chicago
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/desousa_906.pdf

Curbing Industrial Decline or Thwarting Redevelopment? An Evaluation of Chicago's Clybourn Corridor, Goose Island,and Elston Corridor Planned Manufacturing Districts
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/pmdstudy.cfm

Ozaukee County Location Quotient Analysis
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/ozaukee704.cfm

Minority Business Ownership in Metropolitan Milwaukee in the 1990s: Some Statistical Indicators and Comparisons to the Nation's Largest Metropolitan Areas
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/minorityreport.cfm

Light Rail Transit and Inner City Redevelopment: A Proposal for Transit-Oriented Redevelopment at 27th Street and Wisconsin Avenue
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/lightrail.cfm

Light Rail in Milwaukee: An Analysis of the Potential Impact on Economic Development
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/lightrailic.cfm

Downtown Redevelopment in Milwaukee: Has it delivered for the City?
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/downtown294.cfm

2001 Economic Development Resource Directory, Fifth Edition
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/reports/r_directory.cfm

Milwaukee Community Economic Development Capacity Inventory
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/reports/capacity499.cfm

Milwaukee Non-Profit Venture Fund Planning Document
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/reports/venture998.cfm

The Milwaukee Foundry Industry Task Force: Background Report
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/reports/foundry497.cfm

Occupational Trends and Training Requirements in Targeted Industrial Sectors: A Report for the High Wage Dislocated Worker Project
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/reports/occupation397.cfm

1993 Southside Economic Summit
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/reports/sssummit593.cfm

The Lisbon Area Neighborhood Development Project: The New L.I.F.E. Skills Survey
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/reports/life193.cfm

The State of Milwaukee's Environment: Preliminary Report
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/statemkenviro904.cfm


Economic/Social Impact Analysis

Socio-Economic Impact Analysis: Rehabilitation of the Sherman Theater
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/reports/sherman_theater.pdf

A Socio-Economic Impact Analysis of the Regional Water Supply Plan for Southeastern Wisconsin
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/seianalysis_2010a.pdf

The Economic Impact of Child Care in Milwaukee County
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/childcare.pdf

The Economic Impact of the 2001 State Fair
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/exsum_statefair.cfm

The Feasibility of Economically Targeted Investing: A Wisconsin Case Study
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/targetinvesting.cfm

Light Rail Transit and Inner City Redevelopment: A Proposal for Transit-Oriented Redevelopment at 27th Street and Wisconsin Avenue
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/lightrail.cfm

Light Rail in Milwaukee: An Analysis of the Potential Impact on Economic Development
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/lightrailic.cfm

Downtown Redevelopment in Milwaukee: Has it Delivered for the City?
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/downtown294.cfm

The Milwaukee Public Schools Facilities Plan: An Economic Impact Analysis
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/facilities193.cfm

Survey and Analysis of Current Socioeconomic Development in Milwaukee's Near South Side
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/reports/southside697.cfm

Riverwest Community Schools Program: Assessment of First Year Operations
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/reports/riverwest996.cfm

The Economic Impact of Sinai Samaritan Medical Center
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/reports/sinai596.cfm

1993 Southside Economic Summit
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/reports/sssummit593.cfm


Income/Racial Disparities

Income Change in Milwaukee's Inner City, 2004-2005
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/innercity1106.pdf

Income Change in Milwaukee's Inner City, 2004-2005
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/innercity1106.pdf

The Economic State of Milwaukee's Inner City: 2006
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/innercity51506.pdf

The Two Milwaukees: Separate and Unequal (Powerpoint presentation)
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/pdf/two_milwaukee.pdf

The Economic State of Milwaukee's Innercity 1970-2000
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/innercity2002.cfm

Metropolitan Polarization in an Era of Affluence: Income Trends in Metropolitan Milwaukee Since 1990
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/incometrends.cfm

Suburban Sprawl and the "Secession" of the Affluent: Metropolitan Polarization in Milwaukee: 1987-1997
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/sprawl99.cfm

The Economic State of Milwaukee: The City and the Region
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/milw98.cfm

The Crisis of Low Wages in Milwaukee: Wage Polarization in Metropolitan Labor Market 1970-1990
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/wages1194.cfm


Transportation

An Analysis of the Impact of Proposed 2012 Milwaukee County Transit Service Reductions on Access to Employment
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/transitjobs_2011update.pdf

An Analysis of the Impact of Proposed 2011 Milwaukee County Transit Service Reductions on Access to Employment
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/transitjobs_2010.pdf

Out of Service: The Impact of Transit Cuts on Access to Jobs in Metropolitan Milwaukee
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/transitstudy08.pdf

Transportation Equity and Access to Jobs in Metropolitan Milwaukee
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/transp804.cfm

Light Rail Transit and Inner City Redevelopment: A Proposal for Transit-Oriented Redevelopment at 27th Street and Wisconsin Avenue
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/lightrail.cfm

Light Rail in Milwaukee: An Analysis of the Potential Impact on Economic Development
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/publications/lightrailic.cfm

An Assessment of Transportation Service Options: A Profile of the Grandview Walnut Heights Community
http://www4.uwm.edu/ced/reports/trans1298.cfm