Data Resources

  • State of the Workforce 2003

    This report focuses on the role of 16-24 year old youths in the workforce and occupation-related decisions with which they are faced.

    Dec. 31, 2003


  • Connecticut: Economic Vitality & Land Use

    This report, from the Connecticut Regional Institute for the 21st Century, offers recommendations on how transportation, economic vitality and land use are linked. It is the product of a year long review of the relationship between development patterns, transportation, and quality of life. It also recommends policy changes for the state's land use planning system. This report is targeted toward business, civic, and government leaders.

    May. 31, 2003


  • United Way of Greater New Haven 2003 Needs Assessment Household Survey

    This survey, commissioned by the United Way of Greater New Haven, was conducted by telephone and sampled residents of the Greater New Haven area. Common concerns that came up were economic stability, tobacco use among youth, and health care.

    Mar. 27, 2003

    Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy, Health

  • State of the Workforce 2002

    The 2002 iteration of the State of the Workforce report addressed the growing labor shortage in Connecticut.

    Dec. 31, 2002


  • Jobs First: Final Report on Connecticut's Welfare Reform Initiative

    The MDRC studied the effects of Jobs First, Connecticut's welfare program, on welfare recipients and their families. Jobs First limits welfare recipients to 21 months of cash assistance. This system was compared to the previously existing system.

    Feb. 28, 2002


  • Jobs First: Final Report on Connecticut’s Welfare Reform Initiative (Executive Summary)

    The Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation evaluated Connecticut's Jobs First program. Jobs First is a unique program because it limits the time for which people receive welfare benefits. This report studies the effects of the program on participants and their families and compares them to families that received welfare under prior policies.

    Feb. 28, 2002