Publications Available on the Web
Working Papers Available for Download
Feser, E., Renski, H., and Koo, J. Regional cluster analysis with interindustry benchmarks. Latest version: 7 April 2008.
Feser, E., and Landwehr, S. Detecting
university-industry synergies: A comparison of two approaches
in applied cluster analysis. Latest version: 10 April
Feser, E., and Isserman, A. Clusters
and rural economies in economic and geographic space.
Latest version: 27 November 2005.
Feser, E. Benchmark value chain
industry clusters for applied regional research. Latest
version: 15 October 2005. An Excel file containing the composition
of the clusters is provided below under Technical Reports
Feser, E. Globalization, regional
economic policy and research. Latest version: 17 February
Feser, E, and G J D Hewings. 2007. U.S. economic fragmentation and integration: Selected empirical evidence and implications. The Healdsburg Seminar on Megaregions, edited by P Todorovich, 37-58 (New York and Washington, DC: Regional Plan Association and Lincoln Institute).
Feser, E. J., Goldstein, H. A., Renski, H., and Renault, C.
2002. The geographic clustering
of high tech industry, science, and innovation in Appalachia.
Feser, E. J. 2002. The
relevance for clusters for regional innovation policy. Paper
prepared for the World Bank, Latin America and Caribbean Section.
Feser, E. J., Koo, J., Renski, H., and Sweeney, S. H. 2001. Incorporating
spatial analysis in applied industry cluster studies.
Feser, E. J. 2000. On the Ellison-Glaeser
geographic concentration index.
Bergman, E. M., and E. J. Feser. 1999. Industrial
and Regional Clusters: Concepts and Comparative Applications. Web
Book in Regional Science, Regional Research Institute, West
Technical Reports and Monographs
Goldstein, H., E. Feser, A. Freyer, B. Gordon, and M. Weinberg. 2008. Regional Vision Plan Integration and Implementation: Phase II Final Report. Chapel Hill, NC: UNC Center for Urban & Regional Studies.
Feser, E. 2005. North Carolinians
Online: Trends from the Citizen Surveys, 1999-2004. Raleigh,
NC: e-NC Authority.
Feser, E. 2004. An Updated
Set of Benchmark Value Chain Clusters for the United States,
1997. A Microsoft Excel file containing detailed benchmark
cluster definitions (see working paper above for extensive
discussion of methodology). Please use with proper attribution.
Feser, E., and T. Green. 2004. Illinois
Online: Recommendations for Universal Broadband Access.
Springfield, IL: Illinois Office of Rural Affairs.
Feser, E. J. 2004. Visioning
North Carolina’s Southeast: An Analysis of Industry
Cluster Trends and Opportunities. Report prepared for
North Carolina’s Southeast, Elizabethtown, NC.
Feser, E. J. 2004. Urban-Rural
Industrial Location Shifts in the 1990s. Report prepared
for the North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center,
Feser, E. J., Goldstein, H. A., Renski, H., and C. Renault.
Technology Assets and Opportunities: The Geographic Clustering
of High-Tech Industry, Science and Innovation in Appalachia. Report
prepared for the Appalachian Regional Commission, Washington,
Feser, E. J., and J. Koo. 2001. Kentucky Clusters: Industrial Interdependence
and Economic Competitiveness. June. Prepared for the Kentucky
Science and Technology Corporation, Lexington, KY. Click here for
report technical appendices.
Feser, E. J. 2001. Methodology Appendix to Kentucky
Clusters. Prepared for the Kentucky Science and Technology
Corporation, Lexington, KY.
Feser, E. J. 2001. Strategic Road Map: Prospects
and Guides for Building a Geomatics Industry Cluster in Mississippi. February.
Prepared for Mississippi Enterprise for Technology,
Stennis Space Center, MS.
Feser, E. J., and J. Koo. 2000. Targeting Opportunities: Industry Clusters in
North Carolina's Southeast. Prepared for North Carolina's
Southeast, Southeast NC Economic Development Partnership Region,
Feser, E. J., Renski, H., and A. Cain. 2000. Tracking Innovation: North Carolina
Innovation Index 2000. June. Prepared for the North
Carolina Board of Science and Technology, Raleigh, NC.
Feser, E. J., and H. Renski. 2000. High-Tech Clusters in North Carolina. June.
Prepared for the North Carolina Board of Science and Technology,
Feser, E. J., and H. Renski. 2000. Supplementary Data Tables
to High-Tech Clusters in North Carolina. June. Prepared
for the North Carolina Board of Science and Technology,
Feser, E. J. and H. Renski. 1999. The
Impact of Tryon Palace on Historic Preservation, Education
and the Economy. Prepared for the Tryon Palace Commission,
New Bern, NC.
Feser, E. J., and S. H. Sweeney. 1998. Out-migration, Population Loss, and Regional Economic
Distress. Prepared for the Economic Development Administration,
U.S. Department of Commerce. Washington, DC.
Feser, E. J., Goldstein, H. A., and Luger, M. I. 1998. At
the Crossroads: North Carolina's Place in the Knowledge Economy
of the 21st Century. Prepared for the North Carolina
Alliance for Competitive Technologies and North Carolina Board
of Science and Technology, Raleigh, NC. See also the Executive
Appendix, and Presentation.
Becker, K., and E. Feser. 1997.
"Applying Cluster Analysis to North Carolina's Region's." Series
of reports prepared for the North Carolina Alliance for
Competitive Technologies, Raleigh, NC. Copies available
for the Carolinas, Northeast, Piedmont, Research Triangle, Transpark, and Western regions.
Bergman, E., Feser, E., and S. Sweeney. 1996. Targeting North Carolina Manufacturing: Understanding the State's Economy through Industrial Cluster Analysis. Chapel Hill, NC, UNC Institute for Economic Development. Prepared for the North Carolina Alliance for Competitive Technologies, Raleigh, NC.
Bergman, E. M., Feser, E. J., and J. Scharer. 1995. Modern Production Practices and Needs: North Carolina's Transportation Equipment Manufacturers. Prepared for the North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center, Raleigh, NC.