ERG researchers contribute to the understanding of community and economic development from many perspectives. Recent topics explored include:
- The Great Recession of 2007-2009
- Social capital as an input into economic development
Carroll, M. et al. '"The Great Recession of 2007-2009," Economic Development Quarterly , May 2013, 27:87-89.
Carroll, M. et al. "Local Economic Development and the Academy," Applied Geography, Volume 32, Issue 1, January 2012, Pp. 51-53.
Carroll, M. et al. "Exploratory Space-Time Analysis of Local Economic Development" Applied Geography. Volume 31, Issue 3, July 2011, Pp. 1049-1058.
Carroll, M. et al. "GIS and Economic Development" In Jay Gatrell's ed. Geo-Technologies and the Environment: Socio- Economic and Demographic Applications Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer, 2009. ISBN: 1402096410
Carroll, M. et al. "Social Capital: A Local Development Tool" Economic Development Journal, Summer, Vol. 7, No. 3 Pp. 42-49. 2008.
Carroll, M. et al. "Cluster Regions: A Social Network Perspective" Economic Development Quarterly, November 2008 Pp. 345-352.
Carroll, M. et al. "Social Capital and Local Economic Development," in Theories of Local Economic Development: Linking Theory to Practice, Ed. James Rowe. ISBN: 970-0-7546-7305-7 Ashgate. Pp. 269-285. January 2009.
Carroll, M. et al. "Critical Steps in the Cluster Building Process" Economic Development Journal. Fall 2007 Volume 6, No. 4 Pp. 44-52.
Carroll, M. et al. "Inner-City Neighborhoods and Metropolitan Development," Economic Development Quarterly. Vol. 21 No. 3, Pp. 263-277. August 2007.