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PLAN 7011: Financing Community Development

Powerpoint slides

Exam 1 Study Guide

 

PLAN 7012: Methods & Techniques in Planning

Using the New American FactFinder ppt

US Census American Fact Finder

1-Year, 3-Year, and 5-Year Estimates (Differentiating between ACS data sets)

2000 SF1 Technical Documentation (for identifying variable names)

2000 SF3 Technical Documentation 

2010 SF1 Technical Documentation

2006-2010 ACS 5-year Summary Technical Documentation

Table Comparisons: ACS 5-year estimates and Census 2000 SF3

ACS Summary File Site

Sample Data Table (Shelby County data formatted for report)

Samples from assignment 1 (shared in class): set1, set2

PowerPoint Slides (population projection)

Trend Extrapolation Examples

Simple Cohort Component Projection Example

Sample Metro Area Population Pyramid

Steps in aggregating Metro Area age-sex cohorts

Metro Area Definitions for 2000 Census (use this during the shutdown)

Metro Area Definitions for 2010 Census (use this during the shutdown)

NAICS Sectors and Subsectors

NAICS Definitions and Concordance Tables

Dealing with Employment Data Suppression

BEA Regional Economic Accounts (source for government or military employment data)

Memphis Economic Base Example (new Nov 1 2012)

Memphis Industry Targeting Analysis example (new Nov 2013)

 

Research Problems Resources

Elvin Wyly's Guidelines for Problem Statement

Matt Might's A Thesis Proposal is a Contract

Locke, F., Spirduso, W. & Silverman, S. (2000). The Function of the Proposal. In Locke, F., Spirduso, W. & Silverman, S. (Eds.) Proposals that work: A guide for planning dissertations and grant proposals (pp. 3-23). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications

Locke, F., Spirduso, W. & Silverman, S. (2000). Reviewing the Literature: Writing the Right Stuff. In Locke, F., Spirduso, W. & Silverman, S. (Eds.) Proposals that work: A guide for planning dissertations and grant proposals (pp. 68-77). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications

Samples

Lit Review Sample – Ferguson

ANNOTATED Proposal Sample – Santo (problem statement pp. 1-3; lit review pp. 3-20; research design pp. 20-30)

Santo, C. (2007) Beyond the Economic Catalyst Debate: Can Consumption Benefits Justify a Municipal Stadium Investment. Journal of Urban Affairs, 29 (5), 455-479.

ANNOTATED Santo, C. (2005) The Economic Impact of Sports Stadiums: Recasting the Analysis in Context. Journal of Urban Affairs, 27 (2), 177-191.

ANNOTATED Santo, C., Ferguson, N. & Trippel, A. (2010). Engaging urban youth through technology: The Youth Neighborhood Mapping Initiative. Journal of Planning Education and Research, 30 (1), 52-65.

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