Population Change

Population Change in Arizona, Texas and the United States: Implications for Education and Economic Development

April 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."


Presentation for "Dropped?" Report

April 2012
Bill Hart

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

Directions 2012

Arizona Directions 2012

Reports and Publications
November 2011
Andrea Whitsett

Watering the Sun Corridor

Watering the Sun Corridor: Managing Arizona's Megapolitan Area

Reports and Publications
August 2011
Grady Gammage Jr, Monica Stigler, Susan Clark-Johnson, William Hart

To Learn and Earn

To Learn and Earn: Arizonans’ Experiences Competing in the Race for Good Jobs

Reports and Publications
July 2011
Nancy Welch, William Hart, Judie Scalise, Richard Toon, C.J. Eisenbarth Hager, Joseph Garcia, Monica Stigler, Andrea Whitsett

APS project

The APS Informed Perception Project

Reports and Publications
May 2011
David Daugherty, Erica Edwards, William Hart, Eric Hedberg, Monica Stigler, Christine Totura, Nancy Welch

Abandoning Merit Selection

Abandoning Merit Selection: 'A Great Step Backwards?'

Reports and Publications
February 2011
David Berman

User Fees

User Fees: The Hidden, 'Other' Tax

Reports and Publications
January 2011
C.J. Eisenbarth Hager

Faced with falling revenues, many states are looking to user fees to provide additional revenue. This primer reviews the role of user fees, lessons learned from various government entities, and looks at current fees charged by some Arizona state agencies.

Structural Deficits in Arizona

Structurally Unbalanced: Cyclical and Structural Deficits in Arizona

Reports and Publications
January 2011
Matthew Murray, Kristin Borns, Sue Clark-Johnson, Mark Muro, Jennifer Vey

Global Arizona 100

Global Arizona 100: A New Century, A World Stage

Reports and Publications
November 2010
Bill Hart, C.J. Eisenbarth Hager, Joe Garcia

This assessment of Arizona's global measurement in terms of our competitiveness, our citizens and our culture was prepared for the Global Arizona 100 Conference held Dec. 1, 2010 in Phoenix. Science Foundation Arizona was sponsor. Go to for more information about the initiative.