Publications

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Monday, December 3, 2012
Morrison Institute

This report examines the current state of housing in Arizona for people with disabilities. While it is one of the best states in the country in promoting community living options, there is more work to be done. Further examination reveals that most being served by the Arizona’s Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) are living with their families, with the second largest group living in group homes, in the absence of other options.

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Friday, November 30, 2012
Andrea Whitsett, Sapna Gupta, Bill Hart

Arizona Directions is an annual statewide report card that is designed to make data actionable. This year's report homes in on the economy and education. It examines Arizona's economic development landscape, the competitive potential of the Sun Corridor, the economic consequences if the state fails to close the Latino achievement gap, and the role of career and technical education in adding skilled workers to Arizona's workforce pipeline.


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Friday, November 30, 2012
Ken Western

Arizona faces some big challenges if it is to compete regionally, nationally and globally for the cutting-edge jobs that will help determine our economic future. As hard as state and community leaders are working, the report suggests that Arizona needs even more participation in economic development leadership, more collaboration among economic development groups and a greater sense of urgency. This report identifies a number of important issues that are key to advancing economic development in Arizona.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Bill Hart, Eric Hedberg

Predicting the future can be risky business, but demographics tell us there is one irrefutable element in Arizona’s future - the disproportionate growth in young Latino citizens. Latinos constitute Arizona’s most rapidly growing ethnicity and could represent more than 50 percent of Arizona’s population by mid-century. The ramifications will be profound, with major impacts to be felt in the healthcare industries, at all levels of education, the workforce population and in state budgeting - just to cite a few.

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Monday, April 9, 2012
Bill Hart, CJ Eisenbarth Hager

This follow-up to the 2001 landmark report, "Five Shoes Waiting to Drop on Arizona's Future," focuses on the projected future of the state if Arizona fails to address its Latino educational attainment gap. The publication is more of an economic impact statement than an education report, with indicators pointing out consequences and contributions, depending on action or inaction in closing the gap of Arizona's future workforce.


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Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Dr. Steve Murdock

Changing demographics presentation by Dr. Steve Murdock of Rice University at April 27, 2012 forum for new report, "Dropped? Latino Education and Arizona's Economic Future."


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Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Bill Hart

"Dropped? Latino Education and Arizona's Economic Future" Powerpoint presented April 27, 2012 in Phoenix by Morrison Institute for Public Policy Senior Policy Analyst Bill Hart.


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