Morrison Institute is a leading resource for relevant research, analysis and policy choices of public value. Recent research reports are listed below.

More Morrison Institute research reports are available in the Arizona State University archives.

Arizona's Sun Corridor

Megapolitan: Arizona's Sun Corridor

Reports and Publications
May 2008
Grady Gammage Jr, John Stuar Hall, Robert E. Lang, Rob Melnick, Nancy Welch, Michael M. Crow

Sustainability for Arizona

Sustainability for Arizona: The Issue of Our Age

Reports and Publications
October 2007
Rick Heffernon, Nancy Welch, Rob Melnick

Nearly everyone is talking about sustainability. But what exactly does it mean—especially for Arizona? Morrison Institute and Arizona State University’s Global Institute of Sustainability answer that question and many more in Sustainability for Arizona: The Issue of Our Age.

Arizonans' Trust in the Police

Confidence and Caution: Arizonans' Trust in the Police

Reports and Publications
July 2007
William Hart, Richard Toon

Treasure of the Superstitions

The Treasure of the Superstitions

Reports and Publications
April 2006
Grady Gammage Jr.

Beat The Odds

Why Some Schools With Latino Children Beat the Odds... And Others Don't

Reports and Publications
March 2006
Mary Jo Waits, Heather E. Campbell, Rebecca Gau, Ellen Jacobs, Tom Rex, Robert Hess

Hot Topics

How Arizona Compares: Real Numbers and Hot Topics

Reports and Publications
January 2005
Rob Melnick, Nancy Welch, Bill Hart

Scottsdale 2.0

Which Way Scottsdale: Scottsdale 2.0, The Next Version

Reports and Publications
March 2003
Mary Jo Waits, William Fulton

Five Shoes

Five Shoes Waiting to Drop on Arizona's Future

Reports and Publications
October 2001
Mark Muro, Tina Valdecanas, Christina Kinnear

There are always plenty of shoes waiting to drop on our society. But the five we deal with here are the most fundamental ones - those that could make or break Arizona's success in the future.

They are:

    A Talent Shake Up
    Latino Education Dilemma
    A Fuzzy Economic Identity
    Lost Stewardship

Coconino Plateau

Growth on the Coconino Plateau: Potential Impacts of a Water Pipeline for the Region

Reports and Publications
March 2001
Rick Heffernon, Mark Muro, Rob Melnick, Christina Kinnear