News Release–Call For Studies

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Call for Applied Government Studies

Immediate Release

June 5, 2014

717 383 6502

charles@agscenter.org

The Applied Government Studies Center invites reports for publication with practical application to government administration or policy making at any level of government, civilian or military. Case studies, cost/benefit analysis, correlation analysis, operations research reports and related studies are welcomed.

The Applied Government Studies Center is an independent non-affiliated non-partisan website depository of selected government administration studies and reports, within the United States and international.

There are no style or format requirements, however reports should be written in English, be brief, clear, concise and have practical application to public administrators or policy makers.

The reports must not have been previously published in general public circulation. Previously published articles may be linked on the Center website with a summary introduction. There is no requirement for copyright transfer to the Center.

Reports must include a statement that the conclusions or opinions expressed are those of the author and not necessarily those of the Applied Government Studies Center.

Report findings or conclusions may be released to the news media with author’s consent.

Reports or link request must be sent electronically to charles@agscenter.org. Suitability for publication will be determined by the Center Director.

 

Check List for Early Retirement of Tax Increment Financing Projects

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A highly successful TIF project could generate more tax revenue, or achieve lower improvement costs, than originally planned. In that fortunate event an early termination of the TIF district is required. Click  for a check list to follow when terminating a TIF project early.check-list-for-early-termination

Gudelines for Establishing a Local Business Loan Guarantee Program Secured by Bank Deposits

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Local loan guarantee funds can be effective tools for economic development. This report provides a model for such a program secured by bank deposits. Click here.guidelines-for-establishing-a-local-business-loan-guarantee-program-secured-by-bank-deposits

Guidlines for Establishing and Administering a Pennsylvania LERTA Program

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Guidelines for Establishing and Administering a Pennsylvania LERTA Program written by the law’s author. The author can be contacted through the Applied Government Studies Center at Charles@agscenter.org.. Click to download.

Gun Control Rebellion? An Analysis of Trends in Handgun Manufacturing for Domestic Sales Since Implementation of Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act

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This study introduces a new method of extrapolating trends in handgun and concealable hand gun sales from ATF data and the effect of the Brady Bill and elections on gun sales. You can download the report by clicking here: Gun Control Rebellion? An Analysis of Trends in Handgun Manufacturing for Domestic Sales Since Implementation of Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act

Notes on Economic Development Strategy in Sibiu County Romania

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A report on a USAID funded project to design a democratic free enterprise based economic development strategy for Sibiu County Romania.You can download the report by clicking here: Notes on Economic Development Strategy in Sibiu County Romania

Notes on Economic Development Organization in Sibiu County Romania

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Notes from a USAID volunteer consultant on a project in Sibiu Romania to aid in the transition from communism to a free enterprise system.You can download the report by clicking here: Notes on Economic Development Organization in Sibiu County Romania

Mission Accomplished: Certification of the Sibiu-Sura Mica Industrial Park by the Romania Ministry of Development and Prognosis

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A report from a volunteer consultant on a USAID funded project to assist an area in Romania achieve a transition from an authoritarian communist system to a democratic free enterprise system. You can download the report by clicking here: Mission Accomplished: Certification of Sibiu-Sura Mica Industrial Park by the Romania Ministry of Development and Prognosis