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The Federal Role in Financing 21st-Century Higher Education: Effectiveness, Issues, and Alternatives
(Miller Center Of Public Policy: University Of Virginia, 2016)
For the United States to remain competitive in the world market, 60 percent of new entrants into the workforce by 2025 would have to possess a college degree or certificate of postsecondary training. Currently, that number ...
Southern Virginia Youth Expo 2015 Career ChoICE Final Evaluation Report.
An Economic Investigation of the Economic Impacts of Coastal Plain Aquifer Depletion and Actions That May Be Needed to Maintain Longterm Availability and Productivity
(Virginia Department Of Environmental Quality, 2014)
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is concerned about declining aquifer levels in the Coastal Plain and the possibility that current and likely future withdrawals from the aquifers cannot be sustained. ...
Impact Assessment of Natural Resource Management Policy Research: Potential Economic Benefits of CIFOR Sustainable Wetlands Adaptation and Mitigation Project Contributions to an Effective Indonesian Forest Moratorium
The role of research in policy-making is complex and context specific, generating many challenges for evaluating the impact of policy research. Two key issues in policy-oriented research impact assessment (PORIA) are ...
Drought and Rainfall Variability: Costs and Resiliency Pathways for Rural African Households
This Research Note presents monetary estimates of the costs that drought, and rainfall variability more generally, impose on rural households in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The Note characterizes rainfall environments faced ...
Feed a Cow to Breed
(Gulf Coast Cattleman, 2016-12-01)
Body condition scoring is a useful management tool for monitoring nutritional status of beef cows. Nutrition in cow-calf operations should be built around available standing forge for an economical feeding program
Rainfall Variabilty, Migration, Off-farm Activities, and Transfers: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia
This study investigates the impacts of rainfall variability on migration, off-farm activities and transfers in rural Ethiopia. We develop a unitary agricultural household model in which migration, (on-farm, off-farm, and ...
Weather Shocks, Coping Strategies and Consumption Dynamics in Rural Ethiopia
Household panel data is used to estimate the impact of weather shocks on consumption in rural Ethiopia, along with the effectiveness of household coping strategies in ameliorating the impact of shocks. Results show that ...
Evaluation Framework for Water Quality Trading Programs in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
(Scientific And Technical Advisory Committe, Chesapeake Bay Program, 2009)