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An Updated Analysis of Statewide and District-Level K-12 Education Spending in California - Pepperdine University

Steven Frates & Michael Shires
An Updated Analysis of Statewide and District-Level K-12 Education Spending in California: FY2003-04 to FY2008-09 (Long version, 950+ school districts)

An Updated Analysis of Statewide and District-Level K-12 Education Spending in California: FY2003-04 to FY2008-09 (Short version, Four selected school districts)
January 2011

2010 California Civic Health Index: "Financial Crisis, Civic Engagement and the "New Normal" - Pepperdine University

California Forward, Center for Civic Education, and the Davenport Institute for Public Engagement and Civic Leadership
2010 California Civic Health Index: "Financial Crisis, Civic Engagement and the "New Normal"
November 2010

Analysis of K-12 Education Expenditures in California: FY2003-04 to FY2008-09 - Pepperdine University

Steven Frates & Michael Shires
Analysis of K-12 Education Expenditures in California: FY2003-04 to FY2008-09
July 2010

Growing Urban Villages - Pepperdine University

Thomas Tseng, Joel Kotkin, Karen Speicher, Namrita Chawla
Growing Urban Villages
April 2006

Immigrants, Religious Congregations, and the Civil Society - Pepperdine University

Gregory Rodriguez, Karen Speicher, and James R. Wilburn
Immigrants, Religious Congregations, and the Civil Society
2004

Latino Scorecard 2003: Grading the American Dream - Pepperdine University

Joel Kotkin & Erika Ozuna (Economic Development)
Latino Scorecard 2003: Grading the American Dream (Summary)
October 2003

Our Future Neighborhoods: Housing and Urban Villages in the San Fernando Valley - Pepperdine University

Joel Kotkin, Michael Shires, & Karen Speicher
Our Future Neighborhoods: Housing and Urban Villages in the San Fernando Valley
July 2003

Rewarding Ambition: Latinos, Housing and the Future of California - Pepperdine University

Joel Kotkin, Thomas Tseng, & Erika Ozuna
Rewarding Ambition: Latinos, Housing and the Future of California
September 2002

The Changing Face of the San Fernando Valley - Pepperdine University

Joel Kotkin & Erika Ozuna
The Changing Face of the San Fernando Valley
2002

Working Faith: How Religious Organizations Provide Welfare-to-Work Services - Pepperdine University

Stephen V. Monsma
Professor of Political Science, Pepperdine University
Working Faith: How Religious Organizations Provide Welfare-to-Work Services
2002

California Housing Policy in the Digital Age - Pepperdine University

The Davenport Institute at Pepperdine University School of Public Policy with the Olson Company, Wells Fargo, and Related Companies of California
California Housing Policy in the Digital Age
October 26, 2000

The Future of the Center: The Core City in the New Economy - Pepperdine University

Joel Kotkin
Senior Research Fellow, Davenport Institute, Pepperdine School of Public Policy
The Future of the Center: The Core City in the New Economy
November 1999

Common Paths: Connecting Metropolitan Growth to Inner-City Opportunities - Pepperdine University

Thomas Tseng
Research Fellow, Davenport Institute, Pepperdine School of Public Policy
Common Paths: Connecting Metropolitan Growth to Inner-City Opportunities
May 1999

My Faith and I - Pepperdine University

William E. Simon
Former U.S. Secretary of Treasury
My Faith and I
March 12, 1999

Business Leadership in the New Economy: Southern California at a Crossroads - Pepperdine University

Joel Kotkin
John M. Olin Fellow Pepperdine University Institute for Public Policy & La Jolla Institute Senior Fellow
Business Leadership in the New Economy: Southern California at a Crossroads
July 1998

Rethinking Public Policy - Pepperdine University

Joel Kotkin
Rethinking Public Policy
May 1998

Back to the Renaissance? A New Perspective on America's Cities - Pepperdine University

Joel Kotkin
Back to the Renaissance? A New Perspective on America's Cities
September 1997

Southern California in the Information Age - Pepperdine University

Joel Kotkin
Southern California in the Information Age
June 1997

Emerging Latino Middle Class - Pepperdine University

Gregory Rodriguez
Emerging Latino Middle Class
October 1996