When Low Wages Aren’t Enough Anymore: Prospects for Remote Branch Plant Regions in the International Economy
Paper highlights lack of competition that rural communities provide given out-sourcing and low-wage production sites in developing nations.
Poverty, Work and Social Change in the Appalachian Coal Fields
Paper seeks to dispel myths about willingness to work among rural poor.
Myths and Realities of Appalachian Poverty: Public Policy for Good People Surrounded by a Bad Economy Bad Politics
Paper entails a MACED researcher's findings and policy solutions relating to economic stagnation in Appalachia.
Would You Like to Swing On A Star?: Opportunities to improve Education in Kentucky’s Fifth Congressional District
Research findings on poor economic conditions and issues of educational attainment in Kentucky's 5th Congressional District, one of the lowest performing districts in public education in the U.S. at the time.
Industry Perspective on Development: Transcripts of Interviews with Coal Industry Leaders
In this publication, the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED) explores ways in which coal production might contribute more to development in Appalachia.
Coal and Economic Development: A Series of Reports
Report examines coal production, productivity and employment trends in the United States, Appalachia, and eastern and western Kentucky between 1975 and 1984.
Coal and Economic Development in Kentucky, Presentation to the Kentucky Coal County Coalition
Report is on MACED's research on the coal industry and economic development and proposed policy solutions related to community reinvestment.