2013 study in Annals of Emergency Medicine analyzing 1.3 million injury deaths in 3,141 U.S. counties from 1999 to 2006 to understand rural and urban risk factors.
2013 study from University of Kentucky, University of Kansas and Tennessee State on teacher quality in Appalachia and the challenges of improving rural education systems.
2013 study from Ohio State University published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics on the effects of coal mining and poverty in the Appalachia region.
2012 study from the University of California, Davis, and El Colegio de Mexico on farm labor supply in the U.S. and Mexican migration patterns.
2012 Washington State study in the Sociology of Education journal on the impact of community colleges on local employment growth.
2012 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research on how village schools affect attendance rates and academic achievement.
2010 study from Cornell and Mississippi State on how Latinos are more segregated in new destination places, particularly in the suburbs and rural areas.
2012 study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill surveying the disadvantages of rural students and examining the relationship between income and education.
2010 study from Duke University on links between poverty, government assistance and health problems in the United States.
2008 paper by Harvard University, Oregon State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the economic and policy drivers of national land-use change.