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  • On Crime as Science

    This New York Times article explores a study carried out by Dr. Felton Earls to better understand the connection between neighborhood dynamics and crime.

    January 06, 2004

  • 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.

    December 31, 2003

  • Report of the State of Connecticut Blue Ribbon Commission on Property Tax Burdens and Smart Growth Incentives

    The purpose of this report is to respond to Special Act 02-13, “An Act Concerning a Blue Ribbon Commission on Property Tax Burdens and Smart Growth Incentives.” It explores the connection between fiscal policy and land-use policy and offers recommendations.

    October 31, 2003

  • A Profile of Connecticut's Youth: Executive Summary of 2003 State of Connecticut's Youth

    The executive summary from the 2003 State of Connecticut's Youth report summarizes data in various areas, including health, education, and socioeconomic disparity.

    August 17, 2003

  • The State of Connecticut's Youth 2003

    Connecticut Voices for Children released the 2003 edition of their State of Connecticut's Youth report. The indicators measure both risk and protective factors. These data offer a picture of the state's youth that can be used to promote a “shared sense of accountability," guide funding and programmatic decisions, and set a baseline against which to measure the impact of these decisions in the future.

    August 17, 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