Core Faculty

Edward Feser

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 2006.

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 and Monographs.

Feser, E. Globalization, regional economic policy and research. Latest version: 17 February 2005.


Other Papers

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.


Online Books

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 Virginia University.


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, Raleigh, NC.

Feser, E. J., Goldstein, H. A., Renski, H., and C. Renault. 2002. Regional Technology Assets and Opportunities: The Geographic Clustering of High-Tech Industry, Science and Innovation in Appalachia. Report prepared for the Appalachian Regional Commission, Washington, DC.

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, Elizabethtown, NC.

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, Raleigh, NC.

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, Raleigh, NC.

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 Summary, Data 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.

 

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