Sammis B. White, Professor
Dr. White focuses on issues in public policy, economic development, education, and housing. He has specific interests in job creation and education in central cities. He teaches courses in "Public Policy Analysis" and "Housing Markets and Public Policy." Dr. White has authored or co-authored over 160 articles and reports and co-authored or co-edited six books. His most recent book is Financing Economic Development in the 21st Century, 2nd Edition (2013). White co-founded and for ten years co-edited the leading economic development journal, Economic Development Quarterly. White has been a central actor in the building of the water technology cluster in southeast Wisconsin and has assisted the development of two other industrial clusters in Wisconsin.
Williams College, BA, American History and Literature
University of Pennsylvania, MCRP and Ph.D., City and Regional Planning
the changing workplace
other social and economic aspects of planning
URBPLAN 762 Housing Markets and Public Policy
URBPLAN 810 Planning Policy Analysis
Co-editor, Financing Economic Development. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, forthcoming 2011, with Zenia Kotval.
Co-editor, Financing Economic Development in the 21st Century. Armonk, N.Y., M.E. Sharpe, March 2003, with Richard Bingham and Edward Hill.
Co-Author, The Entrepreneurial Process: Economic growth, Men, Women, and Minorities. Westport, CN; Quorum Book, December 1997, with Paul Reynolds
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