1. The Rise of the Gunbelt: The Military Remapping of Industrial America, co-author with Ann Markusen, Peter Hall and Scott Campbell (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1991).
JOURNAL EDITED (special volume)
1. Focus Issue on Brownfields and Public Works, Public Works Management & Policy 2, no 3 (January 1998), guest co-editor with Peter Meyer.
REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES
1. “Gender Wage Disparity in the Pittsburgh Region,” co-author with Christopher Briem, American Behavioral Scientist, 53, no. 2 (October 2009): 239-260.
2. “New Urbanism in the Inner City: A Case Study of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,” co-author with Cliff Ellis, Journal of the American Planning Association, 70, no. 4 (Autumn 2004): 426-442.
3. “Canadian Foreign Direct Investment, the North American Free Trade Agreement and the Pittsburgh Regional Economy,” co-author with Clyde Mitchell-Weaver, Région et Développement, 10, (1999): 57-88.
4. “Multi-layered Economic Restructuring in an Old Industrial Region: The Pittsburgh Transition,” Great Lakes Geographer 6, nos. 1-2 (1999): 12-28.
5. “Cross National Comparison of Post Cold War Defense Conversion and Labor Policies: Sweden and the United States,” Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 17, no.2 (April 1999): 145-160.
6. “The Post Industrial Revitalization of Pittsburgh: Myths and Evidence,” Community Development Journal, 34, no. 1 (January 1999): 4-12.
7. “Brownfields and Public Works,” co-author with Peter Meyer, Public Works Management and Policy 2, no. 3 (January 1998): 202-209.
8. “Ever the Best of Friends? The Regional Impact of the Canada-US Free Trade Agreement,” Built Environment, 19, no. 1 (1993): 73-86.
9. “Collaborative Strategies for Reindustrialization: Pittsburgh and Sheffield,” Economic Development Quarterly, co-author with Robert Beauregard and Paul Lawless, 6, no. 4 (Fall 1992): 418-430.
10. “Converting the Military Industrial Economy: The Experience of Six Communities,” co-author with Catherine Hill and Ann Markusen, Journal of Planning, Education and Research 11, no. 1 (Fall 1991): 19-36.
BOOK CHAPTERS, NON REFEREED PAPERS, AND CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
1. “Pittsburgh Goes High Tech,” entry in Developing Effective Strategies for Shrinking American Cities, Alan Mallach (ed). New York: The American Assembly, Columbia University,2012.
2. “Growth Poles,” entry in Encyclopedia of Urban Studies, Ray Hutchinson (ed). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2010.
3. “Technopoles,” entry in Encyclopedia of Urban Studies, Ray Hutchinson (ed). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2010.
4. “City Schools and Civic Capacity: Another Look at Pittsburgh, Boston and St. Louis,” coauthor with John Portz and Lana Stein. Voices in Urban Education, Annenberg Institute in School Reform, Brown University, Spring, 2009.
5. “The Impact of Nonprofit, Large Landowners on Public Finance in a Fiscally Distressed Municipality: A Case Study of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,” co-author with Christopher Briem. Working Paper WP07SD1. Cambridge, Mass.: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, December 2007.
6. “The University and the Oakland Neighborhood: From Conflict to Cooperation, or How the 800 Pound Gorilla Learned to Sit With — and not on — Its Neighbors,” co-author with Tracy Soska, Chapter 2 in D. Perry and W. Wiewel (eds). The University as Urban Developer: Case Studies and Analysis. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 2005.
7. “Managing Brownfields as Community Assets,” co-author with Stephen Farber. Chapter 8 in F. Wagner, T. Joder, A. Mumphrey, Jr., K. Akundi, A. Artibise (eds) Revitalizing the City: Strategies to Contain Sprawl and Revive the Core. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2005.
8. “Brownfields and Community Development,” co-author with Margaret Dewar, in R. Greenstein and Y. Sungu-Eryilmaz (eds) Recycling the City: The Use and Reuse of Urban Land. Cambridge, Mass.: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2004.
9. “The Importance of Design: New Urbanism and community revitalization,” co-author with Cliff Ellis, Shelterforce 23, no. 2 (March/April 2001): 18-20.
10. “Economic Restructuring in an Older Industrial Region,” conference proceedings of “Vom Montanrevier zur postindustriellen Stadregion? Historama Ruhr 2000, Oberhausen, Germany, 23 June 2000.
11. “Linkages Between Reconversion of Old Industrial Milieux, Intra-Regional Dynamics and Continentalization of the Economy: The Case of Pittsburgh,” co-author with Clyde Mitchell-Weaver and Aspasia Rigopoulou, Entre la metropolisation et le village global: Les scenes territoriales de la reconversion. Jean-Marc Fontan, Juan-Luis Klein and Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay, eds., 191-213. (Montreal: Presses de l’Université du Quebec, 1999).
12. “Revisiting the Pittsburgh Success Story: New Initiatives and Incomplete Results,” Proceedings of Strukturwandel an der Ruhr im internationalen Vergleich, Abschlusskongress, Initiativekreis Ruhrgebiet, Bochum, 18 May 1999.
13. “Riverboat Gambling, Tourism, and Economic Development,” co-author with Robert Beauregard and Cheryl Zarlenga Kerchis, in Dennis Judd and Susan Fainstein (eds.) The Tourist City (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1999).
14. “Is Industry Targeting a Viable Economic Development Strategy,” in Richard Bingham and Robert Mier (eds.) Dilemmas of Urban Economic Development: Issues and Theory in Practice (Thousand Oaks and London: Sage, 1997).
15. “Reading the Map: A Theory of Military-Industrial Places,” co-author with A. Markusen, P. Hall, S. Campbell in Susan Fainstein and Scott Campbell (eds.) Readings in Urban Theory (Oxford and New York: Blackwell Publishers, 1996).
16. “From Front-Runner to Also-Ran: The Transformation of a Once-Dominant Industrial Region, Pennsylvania, USA,” co-author with Robert Beauregard, in Philip Cooke (ed.) The Rise of the Rustbelt (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1995).
17. “Converting the Military Industrial Economy: The Experience of Six Communities,” co-author with Catherine Hill and Ann Markusen, in Jay M. Stein (ed.), Classic Readings in Urban Planning (New York: McGraw Hill, 1995), reprinted from JPER above.
18. “Converting the Military Industrial Economy: The Experience of Six Communities,” co-author with Catherine Hill and Ann Markusen, in Kevin J. Cassidy and Gregory A. Bischak (eds.) Real Security: Converting the Defense Economy and Building Peace (Albany: State University of New York, 1993), reprinted from JPER above.
1. Economic and Community Impacts of Small Colleges and Universities in Western Pennsylvania, with William Lafe and Christopher Briem. University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, April 2011.
2. Estimating the Supply and Demand of Affordable Housing in Allegheny County, with Angela Reynolds, Christopher Briem, Robert Gradeck and Lauren Ashcroft. A Report for the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania Project: Lessons from the Foreclosure Crisis: An Agenda for Rebuilding Pennsylvania’s Housing Market. Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania and University Center for Social and Urban Research, Pittsburgh, March 2011.
3. Impacts of Vanpooling in Pennsylvania and Future Opportunities, Final Report, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, with Christopher Briem and Scott Beach. University of Pittsburgh Center for Social and Urban Research and Department of Civil Engineering, December 2010.
4. Economic and Community Impact of Small Colleges in Western Pennsylvania: Washington & Jefferson College,” with William Lafe and Christopher Briem. University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, June 2010.
5. “Social Return on Investment Case Study Analysis: Community Human Services In-Home Services/Homemaker Program and The Union Project Youth Barista Program,” co-author with Kathryn Collins and Huiping Xie. Applied Research about the Pittsburgh Region’s Nonprofit Sector, Tropman Report, 2008.
6. “The Nonprofit Sector: An Economic and Community Asset,” with Christopher Briem, Kathryn Collins and Hiuping Xie, Tropman Reports, vol. 7, no. 1, 2008
7. “Gender Wage Disparity in the Pittsburgh Region: Analyzing Causes and Differences in the Gender Wage Gap,” co-author with Susan B. Hansen and Christopher Briem. The Heinz Foundation and University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, December 2007.
8. “The Impact of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and UPMC Cancer Centers on the Pittsburgh Regional Economy,” co-author with Christopher Briem. Prepared for the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, October 2007.
9. “Allegheny County Housing and Socio-Demographic Trends,” co-author with Christopher Briem and Angela Williams Foster. Prepared for the Allegheny County Comprehensive Plan. University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh and McCormick Taylor, Inc., Pittsburgh, December 2005.
10. “Allegheny County Economic Trends Report,” co-author with Christopher Briem. Prepared for the Allegheny County Comprehensive Plan. University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh and McCormick Taylor, Inc., Pittsburgh, December 2005.
11. “Managing Brownfields as Community Assets: Case Studies of Five Pittsburgh Sites,” co-author with Steve Farber, Working Paper #33, National Center for the Revitalization of Central Cities, University of New Orleans, 2000.
12. “Canadian Foreign Direct Investment, the North American Trade Agreement and the Pittsburgh Regional Economy,” Final report to Public Affairs Division, Canadian Embassy, Washington, D.C., February 1998.
13. “The Impact of Military Spending on Pittsburgh’s Economy: 1995 Report to the Mayor,” coauthor with Gary Zajac, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, July 1995.
14. “Support Services Needs of Technology-Based Manufacturing Firms in Southwestern Pennsylvania,” report to the Ben Franklin Technology Center of Southwestern Pennsylvania, co-author with Ralph Bangs, University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, December 1994.
15. “The Regional Economic Development Bibliography and Data Base,” Report to the Service Consolidation Task Force on Economic Development, City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, co-author with James P. DeAngelis, University of Pittsburgh, December 1994.
16. “The Pittsburgh Transition: Planning for Local Economic Development in a World of Change,”Report to the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, co-author with Bennett Harrison, Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh, October 1994.
17. “Converting the Military Industrial Economy: The Experience of Six Communities,” co-author with Catherine Hill and Ann Markusen, Working Paper 24, Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers University, 1991 (see JPER above).
18. “Linkages in the Semiconductor Industry and Their Implications for the California Economy,” co-author with Stephen C. Cohen and Akihiro Yoshikawa, California Policy Seminar, December 1990.
19. “Implementing Public Health Education Campaigns: Lessons from Alcohol Abuse Prevention,” co-author with Tracey Feild et al, Kappa Systems, Arlington, Virginia, 1983.
20. “The Work Requirement in the Welfare Reform Demonstration,” co-author with Tracey Feild and Brenda Chapman-Barnes. MPR/The Urban Institute, Washington, D.C., 1981.
OTHER PUBLISHED WORKS
1. “Social Return on Investment – Measuring Social Impact on Nonprofit Organizations,” coauthor with Kathryn Collins, Briefing No. 1, Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, 2011.
2. “Pittsburgh’s new workers have left behind the region’s industrial psyche,” Pittsburgh Post- Gazette, 2 May 2010.
3. “Sunday Forum: Pittsburgh’s giant gender gap,” co-author with Christopher Briem, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 28 April 2008.
4. Review of Before Renaissance: Planning in Pittsburgh, 1889-1943 by John Bauman and Edward Muller. Journal of Planning Literature (2008).
5. Review of New Urbansim and American Planning: The Conflict of Cultures by Emily Talen. Pennsylvania Geographer, 45, no. 1 (Spring/Summer 2007).
6. Review of The Politics of Place: Contentious Urban Redevelopment in Pittsburgh by Gregory Crowley. Urban Affairs Review 42, no. 4 (March 2007): 553-582.
7. Pittsburgh Economic Quarterly. University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, editor plus occasional pieces, 2003 – present.
8. “As a Region, Are We Better Off, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 24 October 2004: F1.
9. “No More Town and Gown,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1 May 2004.
10. “Jobs First, Immigrants Second,” co-author with Beth Osborne Daponte, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 10 June 2001.
11. “Pittsburgh’s Mistake,” co-author with Beth Osborne Daponte, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 29 October 2000.
12. “Brownfields Redevelopment and Community Revitalization,” Urban Studies Association, vol. 2, Department of Urban Studies, University of Pittsburgh (15 March 1999): 6-7.
13. “Asking the Wrong Question – but Getting the Right Answer,” co-author with Charles Wilf, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 9 November 1997.
14. Review of Technopolis: High Technology Industry and Regional Development in Southern California by Allen J. Scott. Journal of the American Planning Association 61, no. 4 (Autumn 1995): 534-35.
15. “Sustainable Manufacturing: Using Brownfields to Save Greenfields,” Federation for Industrial Retention and Renewal News 6, no. 3 (Winter 1994): 19.
16. Review of The Randstad: A Research and Policy Laboratory by Frans M. Dieleman and Sako Musterd (eds): Journal of Regional Science 34, no. 1 (February 1994): 113-15.
17. “Don’t Bet on It,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 27 March 1994, co-author with Robert A. Beauregard.
18. “Acceptance Speech,” co-author with Catherine Hill and Ann Markusen, Journal of Planning Education and Research 12, no. 2 (Winter 1993): 167-168.
19. “Rejoinder to Elizabeth Bury,” co-author with Ann Markusen, Peter Hall and Scott Campbell, Berkeley Planning Journal 7 (1992): 175-181.
20. “Converting U.S. Defense Industries,” co-author with Catherine Hill and Ann Markusen, World View, Vol. 1, No. 2 (May 1992), Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh (excerpted from JPER above).
21. “Prospects for Economic Conversion,” Plan It, Vol. 1, No. 2 (March 1992), Urban and Regional Planning, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, April 1992.
22. “Military Spending and Urban Development in California,” co-author with Ann Markusen et al, Berkeley Planning Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2 (1985): 54-68.
WORKS IN PROGRESS
1. “Education in Community Economic Development: Training Tomorrow’s Practitioners and Leaders,” with Tracy Soska, submitted to community development journal.
2. “Employer Support for Vanpooling and Future Opportunities: Survey Results from South Central Pennsylvania,” with Christopher Briem to Pennsylvania Geographer.
3. “More than Support and Services: The Impact of the Nonprofit Sector on the Pittsburgh Regional Economy,” to be submitted to Journal of Urban Affairs.