Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development

Measuring Community Wealth: Appendices

Tags: Wealth Creation

Client Name: Ford Foundation

Location: Kentucky

Resource Type: Report

Author Org: Yellow Wood Associates

Author: Doug Hoffer, Melissa Levy

Year: 2010

This paper provides detailed analysis of the data from Appalachian Kentucky used in "Measuring Community Wealth." This information includes county-by-county rates of healthy weight people and the financial costs of obesity; broadband access and computer use throughout the region, along with its effects on social patterns; patents held in Kentucky and strategies for increasing their use; local electric plant ownership and costs; household income, assets, and debt; and local farming, food, and agricultural inputs.
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