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Nonprofit Role Classification Using Mission Descriptions and Supervised Machine Learning
Nonprofit Management
November 28, 2021
This study, published in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, uses data on United Ways that e-filed their 990 forms and supervised machine learning to illustrate an approach for classifying a lar...
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Local Value Chain Models of Healthy Food Access: A Qualitative Study of Two Approaches
Social Policy
November 19, 2021
Country Fresh Stops (CFS) and Donation Station (DS) are two complementary programs that support local agriculture in Appalachia Ohio. As the first study of these programs in the peer-reviewed literatu...
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Advances in the Empirical Estimation of Disaster Resilience
November 18, 2021
This study, published by the Handbook on the Economics of Natural Disasters, summarizes key contributions and advances in the empirical estimation of disaster resilience.
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Utilization Patterns of a Food Referral Program: Findings from the Mid-Ohio Farmacy
Social Policy
November 12, 2021
There is limited evidence describing utilization of clinic-based food referral programs intended to support healthy eating for food-insecure patients. To address this gap, this study aims to describe ...
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Making Disciplinary-Based Theories of the Nonprofit Sector Accessible for Students: An Example Using a Theory From Political Science
Nonprofit Management
October 02, 2021
This paper, published in the Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership, introduces a novel pedagogical approach that helps students understand the theories used to teach about the nonprofit sector...
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Ohio Nonprofit COVID-19 Survey: A Report of Wave 3 Results
Nonprofit Management
September 17, 2021
The Wave 3 survey results tell a story of the nonprofit sector’s resilience and contribution, and how organizations rallied during the pandemic to provide new services to new populations and to create...
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Public Values and Public Participation: A Case of Collaborative Governance of a Planning Process
Public Policy and Analysis
September 10, 2021
This study, published by the American Review of Public Administration, empirically illustrates the connection between public value frames, design choices, and public participation in a collaborative p...
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Organized Elite Power and Clean Energy: A Study of Negative Policy Experimentations with Renewable Portfolio Standards
Energy Policy
September 06, 2021
This study, published in Review of Policy Research, examines elite power groups use of Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS), one of the most widely adopted clean energy policies in the U.S..