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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.

Enriching Arizona's Knowledge Economy: Creating the Research Connections, Attention, and Talent Arizona Needs to Compete

Reports and Publications
March 2006
Rick Heffernon, Rob Melnick, Lili Stiefel

How Arizona Compares: Real Numbers and Hot Topics

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

Which Way Scottsdale: Scottsdale 2.0, The Next Version

Reports and Publications
March 2003
Mary Jo Waits, William Fulton

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

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

Hits and Misses: Fast Growth in Metropolitan Phoenix

Reports and Publications
September 2000
Mary Jo Waits, Patricia Gober, Rebecca Gau, John Hall, Mark Muro, Alicia Harrison, Tina Valdecanas, Kent Hill, Tom Rex, Glen Krutz, Scott Smith

The New Economy: Policy Choices for Arizona

Reports and Publications
January 2000
Rob Melnick, Nancy Welch, William Fulton, Mary Jo Waits

A follow-up to The New Economy: A Guide for Arizona, this report offers a broad set of choices to help Arizona's people and places prosper in the new economy. Part of a Morrison series called Arizona Policy Choices which has been a guiding light to public policy in Arizona.