Roads Less Traveled: How emerging issues are creating hazards for rural highway funding.
• Transportation officials project that over the next two decades, the funds needed just to maintain Minnesota’s roads will fall at least $12 billion short. This policy brief discusses how that shortfall will show up on increasingly deteriorating rural roads.

Perceptions and Regulations: 
How Minnesota Business Owners See the Impact of State and Local Regulations on their Firms
Full report

Effects of the Rising Cost of Gasoline on Rural Consumers in Minnesota (July 2009) 
Full report

Understanding Small Business Development and Entrepreneurialism 
in Rural Minnesota 

Full report

The Job Opportunity Building Zone Program:
Assessing Employment and Wage Outcomes (Dec. 2006) 

Full report

The Job Opportunity Building Zones Program:
Moving Forward in Times of Uncertainty (Dec. 2005)
Full report

Minnesota’s Commercial Alternative Energy Industries:
Production, Policies and Local Economies (Dec. 2005)

Full report (revised edition)

Job Opportunity Building Zones:
A Year One Progress Report (Feb. 2005)

Full report

Job Opportunity Building Zones:
Constructing the Framework for Program Evaluation (Aug. 2004) 
Full Report

Understanding Job Opportunity Building Zones
Policy brief

The Economic Impact of 501(c)3 Nonprofits in Northwest Minnesota 
Full report

Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota Connections: 
A Business Perspective
 
Policy brief
News release

The Rural Health Care Marketplace:
A survey of businesses and health care providers in southwestern and northwestern Minnesota
Full report

Short Rotation Woody Crops:
A role for the state of Minnesota

Full report

The 2001 Rural Minnesota Poll:
Asking rural Minnesotans questions on taxes, workforce development and telecommunications

Full report

Community Aggregation in Greater Minnesota Under a Restructured Electrical System
Full report

Estimating the Economic Impact of the Latino Workforce in South Central Minnesota
Full report