Publications

The Virginia Horse Center's Economic Impact in 2004, An Update of the 2001 Study

This study assessed the importance of the Virginia Horse Center to the economies of Virginia and the Lexington area. The study was the third by the Cooper Center for the horse
center. The first was completed in 1991 and the second in 2001. This study did not
represent a complete update since it relied on survey inputs from the 2001
study as well as more current information.

Reforming the Individual Income Tax

This monograph reviews the history of the Virginia income tax, evaluates it against standard criteria for a good tax, compares selected features of the Virginia tax to other states’ income taxes, and makes recommendationsfor changes to improve the tax.

Monticello's Economic Impact On The Charlottesville-Albemarle Area

The study, the first detailed assessment of the dollar magnitude of Monticello's impact, was conducted for the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, which owns and operates the only American house on the United Nations World Heritage list. It is also available on the web as a full study, a four-page summary, and a PowerPoint presentation. To order a text copy, visit our ordering information page.

The Virginia Horse Center's Economic Impact

This study assessed the importance of the Virginia Horse Center to the economies of Virginia
and the Lexington area. The study was the second by the Cooper Center for the horse center. The first was completed in 1991. This study was a thorough update, including new survey work.

Economic Impact of the Virginia Horse Center

This study assessed the importance of the Virginia Horse Center to the economies of Virginia and the Lexington area. The study was the first by the Cooper Center for the horse
center. In this study the Cooper Center developed the basic methodology
employed in later reports for the horse center.