Recent Research Posts

Bilin, Neyapti, Stewart Frances, and Klugman Jeni. Development Centre Studies Conflict and Growth in Africa Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda Volume 2: Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. OECD Publishing, 1999. These authors study conflict in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, and they do so by conducting economic analysis in each of these countries, and they then propose economic …

In 16th Century England a popular metaphor for English society was a bustling and prosperous colony of honeybees.  During this time, great religious and cultural importance was associated with the keeping and studying of bees.  The orderly and productive class based system provided a fruitful backdrop for applying social and moral lessons that the public …

This post might push the limits more than any other thus posted for our research project because it aims to relate the results of other similar research projects to our own which is still in progress and resultingly (mind the play on words) has no results yet. However, I will do my best to try …

In my last SGE post, I begged the question: Is Johnson Creek’s management history a special case within the U.S or even within Portland? We have been repeatedly mentioning that Johnson Creek changed its management practices due to the Clean Water Act. It was suggested that we look further into this assertion because there is …

We are not the first, and certainly won’t be the last to investigate the role of urban green spaces and the way parks are used and valued in cities. Yet, the hope is that what we do find will contribute something new and valuable to the body of understanding that exists about these topics. It’s …