Cost-Benefit Analysis of Mining & Milling Uranium at the Swanson Site in Pittsylvania County, Virginia
Published by the Tayloe Murphy Institute (TMI), a unit of The Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Virginia. (TMI was a predecessor organization of the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.)
Prepared for the Virginia Coal and Energy Commission under the direction of its Uranium Task Force .
Community colleges are an important and growing segment of the U.S. higher education market. However, few ex post studies of their local economic development impacts are available. This paper presents a quasi-experimental control group analysis of a group of twenty-one counties where community colleges were established during the 1970s and 1980s.
This study examines the effect of the public higher education sector on Virginia’s economy. The study consists of three distinct parts. The first part consists of a full accounting of the current flow of economic activity in Virginia that can be directly tied to the expenditures and activities of publicly supported institutions of higher education.