News & Updates
News & Updates
The Cooper Center's economic impact study of higher education in Virginia earns Jim Ryan's praise: "I am grateful to the Weldon Cooper Center for their great work in helping us better understand our impact..."
"This week, the University of Virginia’s Virginia Flood Resilience Initiative released an online 'roadmap' to help southern Virginia areas assess their flood risks and resilience. A partner in the project is the Southside Planning District Commission, which spans Halifax, Mecklenburg and Brunswick counties."
A more diverse set of CDR approaches could have important benefits and costs for energy–water–land systems.
This study examines the size, growth, features, and economic impacts of the defense industry for the Charlottesville Region.
"Major health care institutions are publicly recognizing both the impact health care sector carbon emissions have on our environment and global health, and the need to do something about it."
This study examines the economic impact of Virginia’s agriculture and forest industries in 2021. It updates a study published in 2017 and retains methodological features of that study.
State Economic Impacts of Industrial Park Development: Evidence from Virginia’s Tobacco Region Megasite Program
The paper examines conditions that affect the economic and tax revenue impact potential of industrial parks and highlights remaining information gaps.
The premier science journal, Nature Climate Change, featured a recently published article by Bill Shobe, Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Studies.
Price-responsive supply can enhance the performance of real-world regulatory environments through an automatic adjustment mechanism that responds instantaneously to new information about abatement costs.
Price floors are a common form of policy intervention to bolster prices. In introductory economics textbooks, minimum wages
in labor markets and price supports in grain markets are often the most common examples. In either case, it is argued, (1) a floor
"This week Weldon Cooper and the Virginia Department of Energy released the Virginia Solar Survey, the state’s first comprehensive roundup of what solar has been developed, where and how local governments have handled the projects."