Local Economic Development: Analysis, Practices, and Globalization. Sage, Los Angeles, CA, Sage Publications, 2009. Local Economic Development: Analysis and Practice (Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications), 1995. (Second edition Co-authored with M. Carroll).
Approaches to Economic Development: Readings from Economic Development
Quarterly (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications) . 2000 Co-edited with L. Rees
Current Regional Issues (New York: The Dryden Press), 1994 (co-editor with W. Carroll and R. W. Lichty.
Regional and Urban Economics (Chicago: Richard D. Irwin) 1991.
Manufacturing Development Policy and the Economic Restructuring of Ohio (Dayton OH, Wright State University Press) 1991. Co-editor with K. Ewald.
How to Conduct and Analyze the Market and Feasibility Study (New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold), 2nd Edition, 1988. Coauthored with G. V. Barrett.
Urban Economic Development (Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publication), 1984. Co-editor with R. Bingham.
Real Estate Analysis (New York: Macmillan), 1981. Coauthored with G. V. Barrett.
Fiscal Retrenchment and Urban Policy (Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications), 1979. Co-editor with D. Machmias.
Milwaukee's Economy: Federal Programs, Local Resources, and Community Action (Chicago: Federal Reserve Bank), 1978. Co-editor with R. Edari.
Academic and Policy Monographs:
Eminent Domain, Private Property, and Redevelopment: An Economic Development ( Los Angeles, Reason Public Policy Institute), Coauthored with Samuel Staley and A. Moore Feb. 2005.
Decentralizing Federal Employment: Feasibility and Impact on Ohio Cities
(Columbus, Ohio, Buckeye Institute and Reason Public Polilcy Institute) 2003.
Coauthored with A. Moore and G Segal.
Getting the Right People for the Right Job: Solving Human Capital Challenges with Competitive Sourcing, Policy Study 310. (Los Angeles, Reason Public Policy Institute, Coauthored with A. Moore and G. Segal. 2003.
Community Factors Evaluation Report (Dayton: Wright State University and The Area Progress Council), 1987. Coauthored with R. Premus.
The Future of Real Estate Brokerage in Ohio (Columbus, Ohio: The Center for Real Estate Education and Research, OSU), February 1984. Coauthored with D. Karns. Excerpted in, "Housing Consumers Prefer Personal Service," Real Trends, Vol. 1, May 1987.
The Impact of West Virginia University on the Morgantown Economy, MR Series #8 (Morgantown, WV: West Virginia University, Regional Research Institute), 1971. Coauthored with D. D. Hilger, mimeo.
“Social Capital as a Local Development Tool,” Economic Development Journal. Forthcoming co-authored with M Carroll.
"Choosing a Business Location at Startup: A Case Study," Business Journal Entrepreneurs. Forthcoming. Co-authored with C. Gulas and R. Premus.
“Social Capital and Local Economic Development,” Theories of Local Economic Development, Aldershot Hampshire, UK, Ashgate , Forthcoming, Co-authored with M. Carroll.
“Inner City Neighborhoods and Metropolitan Development”, Economic Development Quarterly. Vol 21, No. 3, august, 2007. Co-authored with M. Carroll.
“Growth Management and Retail Activity in the United States” Journal of Shopping Center Research, vol. 12, Number 2 Fall pp 83-98. Co authored with J. Larson, 2006.
“Retail Development in Isolated Rural Counties: Evidence from the Upper Midwest”, Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy. Co authored with T. Traynor. Vol. 34 no. 1, 2004
“How Local Competition for Economic Activity Affects National Competitiveness”. Competitiveness Review. Vol. 14 no. 1&2, 2004.
“Economic Analysis” in Practice of Local Government Planning–“Green Book”. (Washington, D.C.: International City Planners Association) 2000 with R. Bingham.
“Local Economic Development and National Growth” Economic Development Review, Fall, 1999.
“Customization and Economic Efficiency” in Approaches to Economic Development:
Readings from Economic Development Quarterly. (Thousands Oaks, CA) Sage Publications, Co authored with Laura Reese. Also “Introduction in same book., 2002.
“Sports, Politics, and Economics: The Cincinnati Story” in Sports, Jobs and Taxes (Roger G. Moll and Andrew Zimblist, eds.), Washington, DC: The Brooking Institution Press, 1997. Coauthored with David Swindell.
"Sports-based Economic Development Strategies," Economic Development Review, vol. 15, no. 2, Summer 1997.
"The Zero Sum Game Controversy—A Reply" in Significant Issues in Economic Development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997. Coauthored with Rishi Kumar.
"The Central City Elasticity Hypothesis," Journal of the American Planning Association, vol. 62, no. 3, Summer 1996., pp. 345-353. Coauthored with Z. Zhang.
"Institutions, Quality Competition and Public Service Provisions: The Case of Public Competition," Constitutional Political Economy vol.6 no.1 Winter 1995. Coauthored with S. Staley.
"Quality Competition and Public Service Provision: The Case of Education, Economics of Education Review . Vol. 14, No.2, June, 1995/ Coauthored with S. Staley.
"Racial Discrimination in Mortgage Lending," Ohio Journal of Economics and Political Science, 1994. Coauthored with R. Premus.
"Ties That Bind Reconsidered," Economic Development Quarterly, Vol. 8, No. 4, 1994. Coauthored with Z. Zhang.
"Hidden Economic Development Assets," Economic Development Quarterly, August 1994, Vol. 8, No. 3. Coauthored with C. Endres. Reprinted in Approaches to Economic Development,(Thousand Oaks, CA.:Sage Publications) 1994.
Central City/Suburban Income Gap and Urban Poverty" in Current Regional Issues (New York, The Dryden Press), 1994.
"Local Efforts to Attract Business" in Current Regional Issues (New York, The Dryden Press), 1994. Coauthored with Noel McKinney.
"Teaching Regional Economics," The Review of Regional Studies, Vol. 22, No. 3, 1992
"Changing Black Employment Patterns" in Metropolis in Black and White: Place, Power, and Polarization. (New Brunswick: Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers University), 1992. Coauthored with R. Fichtenbaum.
"Benefits from a Baseball Franchise: An Alternative Perspective," Economic Development Quarterly, Vol. 6, No. 1, 1991
"Metropolitan Size and Corporate Merger Behavior," Urban Affairs Quarterly, Vol. 27, No. 2, December 1991. Coauthored with C. R. Endres.
"Regional Patterns in Manufacturing Development and Policy, in Blair and Ewald (eds), Manufacturing Development Policy and the Economic Restructuring of Ohio. (Dayton, OH., Wright State University Press) 1991. Coauthored with T. Kinsella.
"Successfully Restructuring Metropolitan Economies," Economic Development Review. Vol. 8, No. 4 (Fall), 1990. Coauthored with Carole Endres and Rudy Fichtenbaum.
"The Economic Restructuring of the Dayton Region" in R. Bingham and R. W. Eberts (eds.), Midwest Restructuring (New York: Kluwer Academic Press), 1990. Coauthored with R. Fichtenbaum.
"Regional Differences in the Demand for Labor," The Review of Regional Studies, Vol. 19, No. 1, Winter 1989. Coauthored R. Fichtenbaum.
"Japanese Automotive Investment in West Central Ohio: Locational Factors, Community Impacts and Labor-Management Issues," in Green and Vanarella (eds.), The Politics of Industrial Recruitment. (New York, Greenwood Press). Coauthored with C. Endres and R. Fichtenbaum.
"Labor Demand in Ohio," The Ohio Journal of Economics and Political Science, 1988. Coauthored with R. Fichtenbaum.
"Locational Determinants: An Appraisal and Synthesis," Economic Development Quarterly, February 1987. Coauthored with R. Premus.
"Why Firms Locate Were They Do," Perspective, Jan./Feb. 1987. Coauthored with R. Premus.
"Towards Coordination of Urban and Industrial Policy," in G. Gappert (ed.), Livable Winter Cities. Sage Urban Affairs Annual Review, Vol. XXX, 1986.
"Housing Consumers Prefer Local Brokers," Real Estate Review, Vol. 14, No. 4, Winter 1985.
"Predictions on Brokers' Education Requirements," Journal of Real Estate Education, Winter/Spring 1985.
"The Market for Jobs: Locational Decisions and the Competition for Economic Development," Urban Affairs Quarterly, Vol. 10, No. 1, September 1984. Coauthored with R. Fichtenbaum and J. Swaney.
"Leveraging: A Measure of Private Contributions to Public Objectives" in Dennis L. Thompson (ed.), The Private Exercise of Public Functions, 1985. Coauthored with R. Bingham.
"The Future Market for Jobs," The Futurist, April 1984. Coauthored with R. Fichtenbaum and J. Swaney.
"A Tale of Two Cities: A Case Study of the Market for Jobs" in Bingham and Blair (eds.), Urban Economic Development (Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications), 1984. Coauthored with B. Wechsler.
"The Role of Mobility in a National Urban Policy," Journal of the American Planning Association, Vol. 49, No. 3, 1983. Coauthored with Franklin James. Reprinted in E. Bergman (ed.), Local Economies in Transition, Duke University Press, 1985.
"Leveraging Private Investment with Federal Funds: Use and Abuse," Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 11, No. 3, March 1983.
"Irregular Economies and Urban Development" in Gappert and Knight (eds.), Cities in the 21st Century (Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications), 1982.
"Spending Rates as Evaluative Tools," Evaluation Review, Vol. 13, No. 50, December 1981.
"Strategies for Housing the Urban Poor," Housing and Society, Vol. 8, No. 1, 1981.
"A Ranking of Graduate Urban Affairs Programs in the United States," Urban Affairs Quarterly, Vol. 6, No. 3, March 1981. Third author with R. Bingham and G. Henry.
"Estimation of Price Expectations," The Real Estate Appraiser and Analyst, September-October 1980.
"The Changing Economies of the Urban Promise" in Through the 1980s: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally (Washington, DC: World Futures Society), 1980.
"Appraisal: Pressures and Practices," The Real Estate Appraiser and Analyst, January-February 1980. Coauthored with G. V. Barrett. Reprinted in Appraisal Digest, 1981.
"Allocating Opportunities and the Social Economy of Education" in G. Gappert (ed.), Urban Schools in Urban Systems (Philadelphia: Research for Better Schools), 1979. Reprinted in ERIC--Educational Resources Information Center--microfilm (Arlington, VA), 1979.
"Urban Policy in the Lean Society" in Blair and Nachmias (eds.), Urban Policies in the Lean Society (Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications), 1979. Coauthored with D. Nachmias.
"Established Size, Interindustry Linkages, and Market Organization," Growth and Change, Vol. 9, No. 4, 1978.
"Regional Shifts in a Post-Industrial Society" in R. Wolensky and E. Miller (eds.), The Small City and Regional Community (Stevens Point, WI: University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point), 1978. Coauthored with R. Musaccio. Reprinted in The Wisconsin Sociologist, Vol. 15, No. 4, Fall 1978.
"Axiomatic vs. Empirical Models in Policy Studies," Policy Studies Journal, Spring 1977. Reprinted in H. Freeman (ed.), Policy Studies Annual Review, Vol. 2, (Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications), 1978. Coauthored with S. Maser. Revised as "A Reassessment of Axiomatic Models" in G. Tullock and R. Wagner (eds.), Policy Analysis and Deductive Reasoning (Mass.: Lexington Books), 1978.
"Economic Development and Regional Rivalry" in Milwaukee's Economy: Federal Programs, Local Resources and Community Action (Chicago: Federal Reserve Bank), 1978.
"The Problems and Consequences of a Slow/No Growth Economy," U.S. Economic Growth from 1976 to 1986: Prospects, Problems and Patterns (Vol 5), Joint Economic Committee (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office), 1976. Reprinted by the Division of Research, Planning, and Evaluation, New Jersey State Department of Education, Trenton, NJ. Coauthored with G. Gappert.
"Bureaucratic Behavior at Feeding Time," The Bureaucrat, Vol. 5, No. 4, January 1977.
"Local Mechanism for Locational Efficiency," American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Journal, Winter, 1976.
"The Politics of Government Pricing: Publicly Owned Electric Utilities in the United States," American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol. 35, No. 1, January 1976.
"Population Size and the Extent of Industrial Diversification: A Comment," Urban Studies, Vol. 13, February 1976.
"Rethinking Urban Problems: Inequality and the Grants Economy" in G. Gappert and H. Rose (eds.), The Social Economy of Cities, Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications, 1975. Coauthored with G. Gappert and D. Warner.
"Optimum City Size: Some Thoughts on Theory and Policy: A Comment," Land Economics, August, 1975.
"Industrial Decline, Vertical Integration, and Geographic Concentration," Growth and Change, Vol. 4, No. 2, Fall 1974.
"Input-Output Agglomeration: A Temporal Analysis," The Review of Regional Studies, Vol. 4, No. 2, Fall 1974.
"An Economic Theory of Referendum Voting: School Construction and Stock Adjustment," Public Finance Quarterly, Vol. 2, No. 4, October 1974.
"Pareto Optimal Growth," Public Choice, Spring 1974. Coauthored with W. Chatfield.
"A Review of the Filtering-Down Theory," Urban Affairs Quarterly, March 1973.
"Relative Position, Utility and the Compensation Principle: A Comment," The American Economist, Vol. XVII, No. 2, Fall 1974.
"A Note on the Empirical Nature of the Taxpayer Rebellion," Public Choice, Fall 1973. Coauthored with J. L. Mikesell.
Roepke Award, American Economic Development Council, for best article, 1999.
Warner Bloomberg Award (Excellence in Futures Studies), 1997
Distinguish Alumni Research Award, West Virginia University, Regional Research Institute, 1996.