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Ford Foundation Community-Based Forestry Project

As part of the Ford Foundation Community-Based Forestry Demonstration Project, a series of economic base studies were constructed for 13 forestry communities in the United States. Many of the communities were previously resource-based economies that are going through the transition to more service-centered economies.

Economic Base Assessment of Beaufort County, South Carolina
Monitoring and Assessment Team
Institute for Policy Research and Evaluation
The Pennsylvania State University

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Economic Base Assessment of Delta and Montrose Counties, Colorado
Monitoring and Assessment Team
Institute for Policy Research and Evaluation
The Pennsylvania State University

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Economic Base Assessment of Jackson & Josephine Counties, Oregon
Monitoring and Assessment Team
Institute for Policy Research and Evaluation
The Pennsylvania State University

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Economic Base Assessment of Southeastern Ohio: Athens, Meigs, Morgan, & Washington Counties
Monitoring and Assessment Team
Institute for Policy Research and Evaluation
The Pennsylvania State University

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Economic Base Assessment of Sumter County, Alabama
Monitoring and Assessment Team
Institute for Policy Research and Evaluation
The Pennsylvania State University

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Socioeconomic Analysis and Economic Base Assessment of Grant County, New Mexico
Monitoring and Assessment Team
Institute for Policy Research and Evaluation
The Pennsylvania State University

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Socioeconomic Analysis and Economic Base Assessment of Wallowa County, Oregon
Monitoring and Assessment Team
Institute for Policy Research and Evaluation
The Pennsylvania State University

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