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Rural America/ Rural Development Perspectives

1996 - 2002

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Volume 17, issue 4, 2002

Rural Earnings Up in 2000, But Much Less Than Urban Earnings Downloads
Linda M. Ghelfi
Rural Poverty at Record Low in 2000 Downloads
Dean Jolliffe
Nonmetro Migration Continues Downward Trend Downloads
John Cromartie
How Does Growing U.S.-China Trade Affect Rural America? Downloads
Fred Gale
Who Owns the Land? Agricultural Land Ownership by Race/Ethnicity Downloads
Jess Gilbert, Spencer D. Wood and Gwen Sharp
Resource Conservation and Development Program Reaches a Milestone Downloads
Dwight M. Gadsby
Economic Impact of Water/Sewer Facilities on Rural and Urban Communities Downloads
Faqir S. Bagi
Can Rural Employment Benefit From Changing Labor Skills in U.S. Processed Food Trade? Downloads
Gerald Schluter and Chinkook Lee
Federal Funding in Appalachia and Its Three Subregions Downloads
Faqir S. Bagi, Richard J. Reeder and Samuel D. Calhoun
Federal Funding in the Delta Downloads
Richard J. Reeder and Samuel D. Calhoun
Nonmetro Recreation Counties Their Identification and Rapid Growth Downloads
Kenneth M. Johnson and Calvin L. Beale
Understanding Rural Population Loss Downloads
David A. McGranahan and Calvin L. Beale

Volume 17, issue 3, 2002

Payments Vary by Region and Type of County Downloads
Richard J. Reeder and Samuel Calhoun
Hired Farmworkers’ Earnings Increased in 2001 But Still Trail Most Occupations Downloads
Jack L. Runyan
Socioeconomic Impacts of the Conservation Reserve Program in North Dakota Downloads
F. Leistritz, Nancy M. Hodur and Dean A. Bangsund
Rural Housing Prices Grew Rapidly in the 1990s Downloads
Darryl S. Wills
Small Rural Communities’ Quest for Safe Drinking Water Downloads
Faqir Singh Bagi
Aging in Rural and Regional Australia Downloads
Gerald Haberkorn
The Graying Farm Sector Legacy of Off-Farm Migration Downloads
Fred Gale
Most counties with disproportionately older populations are highly rural, farming counties in the country’s midsection. These places face significant challenges from small and declining populations, as well as low incomes and tax bases. Because of age-related income security payments and farm program payments, these counties receive more Federal funds, per capita, than other types of counties, and their future hinges in part on what happens to these age- and farm-related Federal programs Downloads
Richard J. Reeder and Samuel D. Calhoun
Recent Trends in Older Population Change and Migration for Nonmetro Areas, 1970-2000 Downloads
Glenn V. Fuguitt, Calvin L. Beale and Stephen J. Tordella
The Older Population in 21st Century Rural America Downloads
Carolyn C. Rogers

Volume 17, issue 2, 2002

Nonmetro Earnings Continue Upward Downloads
Robert M. Gibbs and Timothy S. Parker
Numerous Changes Lower Income and Estate Taxes Downloads
James Monke and Ron Durst
Transition Year Brings Changes for Rural Development Downloads
Richard J. Reeder
Rural Health Issues for the Older Population Downloads
Carolyn C. Rogers
Income Inequality in America: Nonmetro Income Levels Lower Than Metro, But Income Inequality Did Not Increase as Fast Downloads
Diane K. McLaughlin
Wealth and Income Contribute Jointly to the Economic Well-Being of Farm Operator Households Downloads
Ashok Mishra, El-Osta, Hisham, Mitchell Morehart, James Johnson and Jeffrey Hopkins

Volume 17, issue 1, 2002

Implications of Medicare Restructuring for Rural Areas Downloads
Carolyn C. Rogers
Population Change in the Midwest: Nonmetro Population Growth Lags Metro Increase Downloads
Willis Goudy
Food and Agricultural Exports Increased in 2000 at a Greater Rate Than Imports, Reversing 5-Year Trend Downloads
William Edmondson
Food and Fiber System Important Part of Economy Downloads
William Edmondson
Rural Employment Turned Down in 2001 As Unemployment Continued to Climb Downloads
Lorin Kusmin
U.S. Economy in Recovery, Although Rural Areas Still Affected by Recession Downloads
David A. Torgerson and Karen S. Hamrick
Expenditures on Children by Rural Families Downloads
Mark Lino
Economic Strain and Community Concerns in Three Meatpacking Communities Downloads
Rochelle L. Dalla, Sheran Cramer and Kaye Stanek
Small Town Development in China: A 21st Century Challenge Downloads
Fred Gale and Hongguo Dai
Electric Market Restructuring: Issues for Rural America Downloads
Constance Newman

Volume 16, issue 4, 2002

Rural Reliance on Transfers Income Remained Steady During the 1990s Downloads
Peggy J. Cook
Nonfarm Jobs and Earnings Grew Faster in Metro Than Nonmetro Areas in 1999 Downloads
Ghelfi Linda M.
Rates of Food Insecurity and Hunger Unchanged in Rural Households Downloads
Mark Nord
Rural Poverty Rate Stayed Under 15 Percent in 1999 Downloads
Dean Jolliffe
Rural Community Response to Closure or Downsizing of a Major Employer Downloads
F. Leistritz and Kenneth A. Root
Residence and Farm Experience Influence Perception of Agriculture: A Survey of North Central Residents Downloads
Cheryl J. Wachenheim and Richard Rathge
The Nation's Inland Waterway System and Rural America Downloads
Dennis M. Brown
Transportation in Rural America: Issues for the 21st Century Downloads
Eileen S. Stommes and Dennis M. Brown

Volume 16, issue 3, 2001

Child Poverty Was Lower at End of 1990s Downloads
Carolyn C. Rogers
Funding Is Less in Rural Than in Urban Areas, but Varies by Region and Type of County Downloads
Rick Reeder and Samuel Calhoun
The Number of Hired Farmworkers Increased in 2000 and Most Now Come From Minority Groups Downloads
Jack L. Runyan
Is There A Rural Disadvantage in Reducing Welfare and Food Stamp Participation in Mississippi and South Carolina? Downloads
Mark S. Henry, Willis Lewis, Lynn Reinschmiedt and Darren Lewis
Poverty and Welfare Among Rural Female-Headed Families: Before and After PRWORA Downloads
Daniel T. Lichter and Leif Jensen
Welfare Reforms and Employment of Single Mothers: Are Rural Areas Keeping Pace? Downloads
Robert I. Lerman, Signe-Mary McKernan and Nancy Pindus
Nonmetro Labor Markets in the Era of Welfare Reform Downloads
Robert Gibbs
Reforming Welfare: Implications for Rural America Downloads
Leslie A. Whitener, Bruce A. Weber and Greg J. Duncan

Volume 16, issue 2, 2001

Farm Households Are Often Dual-Career Downloads
Robert A. Hoppe
Nonmetro Earnings Continue Upward Trend Downloads
Robert M. Gibbs and Timothy S. Parker
Nonmetro Outmigration Exceeds Inmigration for the First Time in a Decade Downloads
John B. Cromartie
New Assistance for Low-Income Areas and Infrastructure Downloads
Richard J. Reeder
Innovation and Replication: Can Community College Successes Be Repeated? Downloads
Cynthia D. Liston and Linda L. Swanson
Rural Colleges as Catalysts for Community Change: The RCCI Experience Downloads
Sarah Rubin
College and Community in Partnership: The Furniture College at Letterfrack Downloads
Stuart A. Rosenfeld
Rural Community Colleges: Creating Institutional Hybrids for the New Economy Downloads
Stuart A. Rosenfeld

Volume 16, issue 1, 2001

Despite Recent Declines, Agricultural Exports Play a Vital Role in the Economy Downloads
William Edmondson
Food and Fiber System Share of GDP Remains Robust Downloads
William Edmondson
Agricultural Wholesale and Retail Trade Jobs Account For Two-Thirds of Farm and Farm-Related Employment Downloads
Alex Majchrowicz
Nonmetro Areas Fall Behind in the “New Economy” Downloads
Fred Gale and David McGranahan
Regional Workforce Needs and Training: The Case of Northeast Minnesota/Northwest Wisconsin Downloads
Wayne Jesswein, Richard Lichty and Carolyn Zanko
Socioeconomic Impacts of Agricultural Processing Plants Downloads
F. Leistritz and Randall S. Sell
Nontraditional Sources of Venture Capital for Rural America Downloads
David L. Barkley and Deborah M. Markley
Value-Added Agriculture Policies Across the 50 States Downloads
Maureen Kilkenny and Gerald Schluter
Financial Well-Being of Small Farm Households Depends on the Health of Rural Economies Downloads
Doris J. Newton and Robert A. Hoppe
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