The Poverty Center publishes project reports, research and policy briefs. They are available on these pages along with externally published articles and publications written by research faculty and staff.

Recent Research Briefs (“Briefly Stateds”)

 

BY AUTHOR:

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Claudia Coulton, PhD

  • “Multiple System Involved Youth: A descriptive analysis of pathways traversed between juvenile justice and child welfare for youth in Cuyahoga County,” with David Crampton, Youngmin Cho and Jiho Park, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Case Western Reserve University (2016).

 

  • “Housing Deterioration Contributes to Elevated Lead Levels and Lower Kindergarten Readiness Scores in Cleveland,” with F. G. C. Ritcher, R. L. Fischer and Y. Cho.

 

  • “Temporal effects of distressed housing on early childhood risk factors and kindergarten readiness,” Children and Youth Services Review 68 (2016) 59-72, with F. Ritcher, S. J Kim, R. Fischer, Y. Cho.

 

  • “Effects of Foster Care and Juvenile Justice Involvement on Early Adult Outcomes: A Study of Cleveland’s Youth.” With D. Crampton, Y. Cho, and S. J. Kim, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Case Western Reserve University (2016).

 

  •  “Housing Unit Turnover and the Socioeconomic Mix of Low Income Neighborhoods”.The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 660.1 (2015): 117-135, with B. Theodos and R.Pitingolo.

 

  • Strengthening Communities with Neighborhood Data with G. T. Kingsley and K. Pettit, (Washington, D.C.: Urban Institute, 2014).

 

  • “Using data to understand residential mobility and neighborhood change.” What Counts: Harnessing Data for America’s Communities pp. 261-270, eds. Naomi Cytron, Kathryn L.S. Pettit, David Erickson, G. Thomas Kingsley, and Ellen Seidmann.  (San Francisco: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, 2014).

 

  • “Community and place based understanding of child well-being.” Handbook of Child Well-Being pp 1307-1334 (New York/Heidelberg: Springer, 2014), with J. Spilsbury, ed. A. Ben-Arieh, I. Frones, F. Casas and J. Korbin.

 

  •  “Getting to Better Performing Schools: The role of residential mobility in school attainment in low-income neighborhoods” Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research 16.1 (2014): 61-84, with B. Theodos and A. Budde. 

 

  •  “Getting ready for school: Piloting universal pre-kindergarten in an urban county”  Journal of Education for Students Placed At Risk 18.2(2013): 128-140, with R. L. Fischer, L. Peterson, and T. R. Bhatta,

 

  •  “How big is my neighborhood? Individual and contextual effects on perceptions of neighborhood scale”  American Journal of Community Psychology  51.1 (2013): 140-150, with M. Z. Jennings and T. Chan.

 

  •  “Residential mobility and neighborhood change: Real neighborhoods under the microscope” Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research 14.3 (2012): 55-90, with B. Theodos and M. A. Turner.

 

  •  “‘Subjective’ and ‘objective’ views of neighborhood danger & well-being: The importance of multiple perspectives and mixed methods.” Child Indicators Research 5.3 (2012): 469-482, with J. Spilsbury and J. E. Korbin.

 

  • “Defining neighborhoods for research and policy.” Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research, 14.2 (2012): 195-200.

 

  •  “The Changing Face of Poverty in Northeast Ohio.” Briefly Stated with R. Piiparinen, 12-01. Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2012).

 

  • “Finding place in community change initiatives: Using GIS to uncover resident perceptions of their neighborhoods.” Journal of Community Practice 19.1 (2011): 10-28, with T. Chan and K. Mikelbank.

 

  • “Do employment and type of exit influence child maltreatment among families leaving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families?” Children and Youth Services Review 33.7 (2011): 1112-1119, with D. Beimers.

 

  • “Restructuring the Nonprofit Human Services Sector: Findings from an Innovative Pilot” with R. Fischer and D. Vadapalli, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Case Western Reserve University (2011).

 

  • “Stalling the Foreclosure Process: The Complexity Behind Bank Walkaways” with M. Schramm, A. Hirsh, D. Vadapalli, D. J. Van Grol, and K. M. Nelson, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Case Western Reserve University (2011).

 

  •  “Facing the Foreclosure Crisis in Greater Cleveland: What happened and how communities are responding.” Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Report with K. Hexter, M. Schramm, A. Hirsh, and F. Richter, Cleveland, OH: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (2010).

 

  •  “REO and beyond: The aftermath of the foreclosure crisis in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.” REO and Vacant Properties: Strategies for Neighborhood Stabilization with M. Schramm and A. Hirsh, (A Joint Publication of the Federal Reserve Banks of Boston and Cleveland and the Board of Governors, 2010).

 

  • “Using early childhood wellbeing indicators to influence local policy and services.” From Child Welfare to Child Wellbeing: An International Perspective on Knowledge in the Service of Making Policy  pp. 101-116 (New York: Springer, 2010), with R. L. Fischer, ed. S. B. Kammerman, S. Phipps, and A. Ben-Arieh.

 

  •  “State TANF policies and employment outcomes among welfare leavers.” Social Science Review 83.4 (2009): 525-555, with Y. Lim and N. Lalich.

 

  •  “Utilization and physical activity levels at renovated and unrenovated playgrounds.” Preventive Medicine 48.2 (2009): 140-143, with N.Colabanichi, A. E. Kinesella, and S. M. Moore.

 

  • “Mapping children’s neighborhood perceptions: Implications for child indicators.” Child Indicators Research 2.2 (2009): 111-131, with J. Spilsbury and J. Korbin.

 

  •  “Parental and community level correlates of participation in out-of-school activities among children living in low income neighborhoods”, Children and Youth Services Review 31.3 (2009): 300-308, with M. Irwin.

 

  •  “The benefits of life table analysis for describing disproportionality” Child Welfare, 87.2 (2008): 189-202, with D. Crampton.

 

  •  “Job access, employment, and earnings: outcomes for welfare leavers in an urban labor market” Urban Studies 45.11 (2008): 2179-2202, with N. Bania and L. Leete.

 

  •  “Space to learn and grow: Assessing the capacity of a regional early care and education system.” Child and Youth Care Forum 37.2 (2008): 75-86, with R. L. Fischer, L. Nelson, and K. Mikelbank.

 

  •  “Taking it to scale: Evaluating the scope and reach of a community-wide initiative on early childhood.”Evaluation and Program Planning 31.2 (2008): 199-208, with R. Fischer and N. Lalich.

 

  • “Beyond REO: Property Transfers at Extremely Distressed Prices, Cuyahoga County, 2005-2008” with M. Schramm and A. Hirsh, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Case Western Reserve University (2008).

 

  • “Pathways to Foreclosure: A Longitudinal Study of Mortgage Loans, Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, 2005-2008” with K. Mikelbank and M. Schramm,  Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Case Western Reserve University (2008).

 

  •  “Foreclosure and Beyond: A report on ownership and housing values following sheriff’s sales, Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, 2000-2007” with T. Chan, K. Mikelbank, and M. Schramm,Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Case Western Reserve University (2008).

 

  • “Catalog of Administrative Data Sources for Neighborhood Indicators.” Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute (2008).

 

  •  “How neighborhoods influence child maltreatment: A review of the literature and alternative pathways.” Child Abuse and Neglect 31.11-12 (2007): 1117-1142, with D. Crampton, M. Irwin, J. Spilsbury, and J. Korbin.

 

  •  “Indicators of a child’s well-being through a neighborhood lens.” Social Indicators Research 84.3 (2007): 349-361, with J. E. Korbin.

 

  •  “Pathways to Employment: Experiences of TANF Recipients with Contracted Employment Services Agencies in Cuyahoga County” with R. Fischer, D. Beimers, and E. Polousky,Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2006).

 

  • “Commentary on impoverishment and child maltreatment in African American and European American Neighborhoods.” The Research Process in the Human Services, with J. Korbin, ed. L. B. Alexander and P. Solomon, pp. 408-415 (Belmont, CA: Cengage Learning, 2005).

 

  •  “Changing Patterns of Service Use Among Customers of Cuyahoga County Employment and Family Services: An analysis of participation in OWF, Medicaid, Food Stamps and Child Care” with T. B. Cook, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change, Case Western Reserve University (2005).

 

  •  “Cuyahoga County Early Childhood Initiative Evaluation: Phase II Final Report” with R. Fischer, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change, Case Western Reserve University (2005).

 

  •  “How are they Managing? A follow up of welfare leavers in the recession” with S. Likfeldt and N. Lalich, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change, Case Western Reserve University (2005).

 

  •  “Measuring child maltreatment risk in communities: A life table approach” Child Abuse and Neglect 28.9 (2004): 967-983, with W. Sabol and E. Polousky.

 

  •  “Building community capacity for violence prevention.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence 19.3 (2004): 322-340, with W. Sabol and J. Korbin.

 

  • “Metropolitan inequalities and the ecology of work: Implications for welfare reform.” Social Service Review,77.2 (2003): 159-190.

 

  •  “Public housing assistance, public transportation, and the Welfare-to-Work transition.” CityScape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research 6.2 (2003): 7-44, with N. Bania and L. Leete.

 

  •  “Did Welfare Leavers’ Employment Levels and Job Characteristics Change During TANF Implementation? An analysis using SIPP 1996-2000” with Y. Lim, T. Cook, and N. Lalich, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change, Case Western Reserve University (2003).

 

  •  “Neighborhoods and Health: Building Evidence for Local Policy” with K. L. S. Pettit and G. T. Kingsley, Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute (2003).

 

  •  “Cuyahoga County Early Childhood Initiative Evaluation: Phase 1 Final Report” with R. Fischer, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change, Case Western Reserve University (2003).

 

  • “Welfare reform in Cleveland: Implementation, effects, and experiences of poor families and neighborhoods.” with T. Brock, A. London, D. Polit, L. Richburg-Hayes, E. Scott, and N. Verma, New York: Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (2002)

 

  •  “How are they managing? A six month retrospective of Cuyahoga County families leaving welfare” with C. Pasqualone, N. Bania, T. Martin, N. Lalich, T. Cook, and C. Kim, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change, Case Western Reserve University (2002).

 

  • “Neighborhoods and welfare reform.” Journal of Applied Social Sciences, 25 (2001): 41-55.

 

  •  “Mapping residents’ perceptions of neighborhood boundaries: A methodological note.” American Journal of Community Psychology 29.2 (2001): 371-383, with J. Korbin, T. Chan, and M. Su.

 

  • “A comparison of time limited and non-time limited welfare leavers in Cuyahoga County, Ohio” with N. Bania, N. Lalich, T. Martin, M. Newburn, and C. Pasqualone, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change, Case Western Reserve University (2001).

 

  • “The effect of job accessibility and neighborhood characteristics in employment stability of welfare leavers in an urban labor market” with N. Bania, L. Leete, and T. Cook, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change, Case Western Reserve University (2001).

 

  •  “Ohio inner city health profile” with T. Cook and N. Colabianchi, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change, Case Western Reserve University (2001).

 

  • “Continuation and Longitudinal Retention of Food Stamps and Medicaid Benefits among Welfare Leavers.” Special Topics in Welfare Reform, with C. Pasqualone, N. Bania, T. Martin, and N. Lalich,  Report No. 2. Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change, Case Western Reserve University (2001).

 

  • “Issues of housing affordability and hardship among Cuyahoga County families leaving welfare: Quarter 4, 1998-quarter 3, 1999.” Special Topics in Welfare Reform with C. Pasqualone, T. Martin, N. Bania, N. Lalich, and L. Nelson,  Report No. 1. Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change, Case Western Reserve University (2001).

 

  • “Monitoring Outcomes for Cuyahoga County’s Welfare Leavers: How Are They Faring?” with N. Verma, New York: Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (2001).

 

  • “Restoring communities within the context of the metropolis: Neighborhood revitalization at the millennium.” Social work at the millennium, ed. J. G. Hopps and R. Morris, pp. 175-206 (New York: The Free Press, 2000).

 

  • “Neighborhood views on the definition and etiology of child maltreatment.” Child Abuse and Neglect 24.12 (2000): 1509-1527,  with J. Korbin, H. Lindstrom-Ufuti, and J. Spilsbury.

 

  • “Welfare reform and access to job opportunities in the Cleveland metropolitan area” with N. Bania and L. Leete, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change, Case Western Reserve University (2000).

Robert Fischer, PhD

  •  “The Community Research Scholars Initiative: A mid-project assessment.” Clinical and Translational Science 8.4 (2015): 341-346, with J. Theurer, E. Pike, A. Sehgal, and C. Collins.

 

  • “Enhancing child care for children with special needs through technical assistance.” The Journal of Family Strengths 14.1 (2015): article 9, with C. C. Collins and N. Lalich.

 

  • “The association between elevated blood lead and school readiness among children attending universal pre-kindergarten in Cleveland” with E. R. Anthony and S. J. Kim, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2015).

 

  • “Early childhood influences on school readiness” with E. R. Anthony, S. J. Kim, M. Blue, and N. Lalich,  Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2015).

 

  •  “Addressing the early childhood mental health needs of families: Evaluating child outcomes” Journal of Social Service Research 40.5 (2014): 721-737, with E. Anthony and N. Lalich.

 

  •  “East Cleveland Teen Collaborative Evaluation: Final Report” with C. Collins and P. Sage, Report submitted to Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2014).

 

  •  “Early Childhood Mental Health Services: Outcome Evaluation Update” with E. R. Anthony, N. Lalich, and M. Blue, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2014).

 

  •  “Newborn Home Visiting: Outcome Evaluation Update” with E. Anthony and N. Lalich, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2014).

 

  •  “Predictive ability of KRA‐L on third grade reading proficiency in Cleveland” with E. Anthony and S. J. Kim, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2014).

 

  • “Getting ready for school: Piloting universal pre-kindergarten in an urban county.” Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk  18.2 (2013): 128-140, with L. Peterson, T. R. Bhatta, and C. Coulton.

 

  •  “East Cleveland Teen Collaborative: Evaluation Report on Years 1 and 2” with C. Collins, Report submitted to Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2013).

 

  •  “The Community Builders, Inc. Community Life Initiative: Learning and Evaluation Year 2 Report” with M. Joseph, M. Chupp, A. Hirsh, and T. Gress, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2013).

 

  •  “Cleveland Botanical Garden Green Corps Evaluation – Evaluation Update” with C. Collins, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2013).

 

  • “Cuyahoga County’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten Pilot: Findings from the First Five Years” with N. Lalich and C. Coulton,  Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2013).

 

  • “Cuyahoga County/Cleveland Youth Count Initiative 2013: Data on Homeless Youth Under 24 Years of Age” with S. J. Kim and N. Lalich,  Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2013).

 

  • “Boundary spanning and health: Invitation to a learning community.” London Journal of Primary Care 4.2 (2012): 109-115 with H. Aungst, M. Ruhe, K. Stange, T. M. Allan, E. A. Borawski, C. K. Drummond, R. Fry, E. Kahana, J. A. Lalumandier, M. Mehlman, and S. M. Moore.

 

  • “Early Childhood Mental Health Services: Outcome Evaluation Update” with N. Lalich and M. Blue,  Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2012).

 

  •  “The Community Builders, Inc. Ways & Means Initiative: Learning and Evaluation Year 1 Report” with M. Joseph and A. Hirsh, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2012).

 

  •  “Feasibility Study on Early Childhood Integrated Data System and Web-based Portal” with N. Lalich, E. Johnson, and C. Coulton,Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2012).

 

  • “Putting youth development into practice: Learning from an innovative fellowship program.” Spec. issue of New Directions for Youth Development S1 (2011): 77-105, with M. A. G. Craven and P. Heilbron.

 

  • “Invest in Children Special Needs Child Care Consultation Study: Final Report” with C. Collins, P. Hardy, and N. Lalich, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2011).

 

  •  “Restructuring the Nonprofit Human Services Sector: Findings from an Innovative Pilot” with D. Vadapalli and C. Coulton,Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2011).

 

  • “Early Childhood Mental Health Services: Results from an Outcome Evaluation” with P. Hardy, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2011).

 

  • “Cuyahoga County 2010 Child Well-Being & Tracking Update” with C. Coulton, P. Hardy, and N. Lalich,  Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2010).

 

  • “Promoting a Medical Home: Findings from Pilot Work in Two Sites” with P. Hardy,  Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2010).

 

  • “Early Literacy Services: Benefits reported from supports provided to families receiving home visiting.” Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2010).

 

  •  “Home Visiting Needs Assessment- State-wide Survey of Home Visiting Programs” with A. Nevar, L. Cuttler, P. Hardy, N. Lalich, and T. Chan, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2010).

 

  • “Using early childhood wellbeing indicators to influence local policy and services.” From Child Welfare to Child Well-being: An International Perspective on Knowledge in the Service of Making Policy pp. 101-116 (New York: Springer, 2010), with C. Coulton, ed. S. B. Kamerman, S. Phipps, and A. Ben-Arieh.

 

  •  “Cuyahoga County Universal PreKindergarten Pilot: Preliminary Findings” with L. Peterson, N. Lalich, and C. Coulton,Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2009).

 

  • “Cuyahoga County 2009 Child Well-Being & Tracking Update” with C. Coulton, P. Hardy, and N. Lalich,  Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2009).

 

  •  “Inform, Influence, Impact– The Role of Research in Supporting a Community’s Commitment to Its Children” with C. Coulton,Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2009).

 

  • “Quality matters- Assessing the quality of early care settings in Cuyahoga County.” Briefly Stated  09-02, with E. Peisner-Feinberg, D. Bryant, and L. Grayson, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2009).

 

  •  “Space to learn and grow: Assessing early childhood and education in a large urban county.” Child and Youth Care Forum 37.2 (2008): 75-86 with L. Nelson, K. Mikelbank, and C. Coulton.

 

  • “Taking it to scale: Evaluating the scope and reach of a community-wide initiative on early childhood.” Evaluation and Program Planning 31.2 (2008): 199-208, with N. Lalich and C. Coulton.

 

  • “Cuyahoga County 2008 Child Well-Being & Tracking Update” with C. Coulton, P. Hardy, and N. Lalich,  Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2008).

 

  • “School Readiness and Early Grade Success in Cuyahoga County, Ohio” with C. Coulton,  Local Policy Research and Advocacy Support Project. Annie E. Casey Foundation (2008).

 

  •  “Cuyahoga County Child Care Quality Study” with E. Peisner-Feinberg, D. Bryant, and L. Grayson, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2008).

 

  • “Pathways to employment: The experiences of TANF recipients with employment services agencies in the journey from welfare to work” with D. Beimers,  Families in Society, 88.3 (2007): 391-400.

 

  •  “Cuyahoga County 2007 Child Well-Being & Tracking Update” with C. Coulton, P. Hardy, and N. Lalich, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2007).

 

  •  “Space to learn and grow: early care and education capacity in Cuyahoga County.” Briefly Stated with L. Nelson, K. Mikelbank, and C. Coulton, 07-01. Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2007).

 

  • “Early Childhood Mental Health Retrospective Study.” Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2007).

 

  •  “Capacity-building Needs of Minority Health Service Provider Organizations.” with B. R. Yung, P. J. Leahy, K. Kaltenthaler, E. J. Mundy, M. Baughman, D. Banks, L. Deason, F. Perkins, C. Clasen, M. Sharma, and J. Jadwin, Ohio Commission on Minority Health (2007).
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  • “Cuyahoga County Early Care & Education Capacity Report” with L. Nelson, K. Mikelbank, and C. Coulton,  Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2006).

 

  • “Cuyahoga County Invest in Children 2006 Child Well-Being & Tracking Update” with C. Coulton, P. Hardy, and N. Lalich, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2006).

 

  •  “Preliminary Report to Invest in Children on the Evaluation of the Early Learning Grant Activities” with L. Grayson, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2006).

 

  • “Pathways to employment: Experiences of TANF recipients with contracted employment services agencies in Cuyahoga County” with D. Beimers, E. Polousky, and C. Coulton,  Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2005).

 

  • Cuyahoga County Early Childhood Initiative Evaluation: Phase II Final Report. Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2005).
    • Ch. 1 with C. Coulton, “Developing and maintaining a comprehensive community initiative on early childhood”
    • Ch. 3 with N. Lalich, M. Andrade, and C. Coulton, “The scope and reach of the ECI: Monitoring the coverage and connections of ECI programs”
    • Ch. 7 with S. Koroukian, E. Polousky, and C. Coulton, “Medicaid enrollment and utilization in Cuyahoga County: Evaluating the Early Childhood Initiative amid other health systems changes”
    • “Executive Summary”
    • Access Here

 

  • “School-based support: Evidence from an exploratory field study.” Families in Society, 84.3 (2003): 339-347.

 

  • “Taking the initiative to scale: An evaluation of the Early Childhood Initiative.” Briefly Stated, 03-02. Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2003).

 

  • Cuyahoga County Early Childhood Initiative Evaluation: Phase I Final Report. Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2003).
    • Ch. 1 with C. Coulton, “Developing a comprehensive community initiative on early childhood”
    • Ch. 3 with C. Coulton, J. Withers, and M. Andrade, “The scope and reach of ECI: Coverage and connections of ECI programs”
    • Ch. 7 with S. Koroukian, K. Offutt, E. Polousky, and C. Coulton, “Healthy Start/Medicaid Study”
    • “Executive Summary”
    • Access Here

 

  • “Serving the homeless: Evaluating the effectiveness of homeless shelter services.” Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, 28.4 (2001): 89-97 with G. M. Glisson and B. A. Thyer.

 

  • Cuyahoga County Early Childhood Initiative Evaluation and Research Project: Interim Report. Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2001).
    • Ch. 1 with D. Tittle, “Executive Summary”
    • Ch. 6 with J. Simpson, K. Quinn-Leering, J. Withers, D. Bryant, and C. Coulton, “Special Needs Child Care”
    • Access Here (executive summary)
    • Access Here (full report, in a PDF “package”)

 

  • “Toward self-sufficiency: An evaluation of a transitional housing program for homeless families.” Policy Studies Journal, 28.2 (2000): 402-420.

Mark Chupp, PhD

  •  “East Cleveland Perceptions and Connections: Baseline Survey, Case Western Reserve University” with M. L. Joseph,Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Case Western Reserve University (2014).

 

  • “Cleveland Neighborhood Development Coalition: A Way Forward.” Cleveland, OH: Neighborhood Progress, Inc. (2013).

 

  • “Baseline Household Survey: August/September 2012” with R. Fischer, M. Joseph, A. Hirsh, and T. Gress, The Community Builders, Inc. Community Life Initiative at Cascade Village. Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2013).

 

  •  “Getting the most out of service learning: Maximizing student, university, and community impact.” Journal of Community Practice, 18.2 (2010): 190-212, with M. L. Joseph.

 

  •  “Service Learning in Community Development: Partnering in East Cleveland” Briefly Stated with D. G. Harris, 10-01. Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2010).

 

  • “The Long Term Impact of CDCs on Urban Neighborhoods: Case Studies of Cleveland’s Broadway-Slavic and Tremont Neighborhoods.” Community Development, 37.4 (2006): 33-52, with N. Krumholz, D. Keating, P. Star, and M. Chupp.

 

  • “Principles of Practice for Transforming Race Relations.” Beyond Intractability, ed. G. Burgess and H. Burgess (web-based book co-authored by scholars and practitioners in international peacebuilding, 2004).

David Crampton, PhD

  •  “Effects of Foster Care and Juvenile Justice Involvement on Early Adult Outcomes: A Study of Cleveland’s Youth” with C. Coulton, Y. Cho, and S. J. Kim, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Case Western Reserve University (2016).

 

  • “What Works in Family Support Services?.” What Works in Child Welfare? with M. Riley-Behringer,  ed. P. Curtis and G. Alexander, pp. 81-92 (Washington, D.C. :Child Welfare League of America, 2012).

 

  • “Does community and family engagement enhance permanency for children in foster care? Findings from an evaluation of the Family to Family Initiative.” Child Welfare, 90.4 (2011): 61-77, with C. Usher, J. Wildfire, D. Webster, and S. Cuccaro-Alamin.

 

  •  “The context of program implementation and evaluation: A pilot study of interorganizational differences to improve child welfare reform efforts.” Children and Youth Services Review, 33.11 (2011): 2273-2281, with T. M. Crea.

 

  • “Organizational factors and the implementation of Family to Family: Contextual elements of systems reform.” Child Welfare, 90.2 (2011): 143-161 with T. M. Crea, D. S. Crampton, N. Knight, and L. Paine-Wells.

 

  • “Family Group Decision Making.” Encyclopedia of Adolescence, ed. R. J. R. Levesque, pp. 930-936 (New York: Springer, 2011).

 

  •  “The benefits of life table analysis for describing disproportionality.” Challenging Racial Disproportionality in Child Welfare: Research, Policy and Practice, pp. 45-52 (Arlington, VA: CWLA Press, 2011), with C. J. Coulton, ed. D. Green, K. Belanger, R. McRoy, and L. Bullard.

 

  • “Parents and child maltreatment: Integrating strategies.” Violence against women and children: Vol. II. Navigating solutions, ed. J. W. White, M. P. Koss, and A. E. Kazdin, pp. 27-45 (Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, 2011), with J. Pennell.

 

  •  “Restorative Justice and Child Welfare: Engaging Families and Communities in the Care and Protection of Children.” Social Work and Restorative Justice: Skills for Dialogue, Peacemaking, and Reconciliation ,ed. E. Beck, N. Kropf, and P. Leonard, pp. 175-194 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010) with P. Rideout.

 

  • ”Transforming Child Welfare, One Team Decisionmaking Meeting at a Time.” Protecting Children, 25.2 (2010): 40-50 with J. Wildfire and P. Rideout.

 

  •  “Differences in Foster Care Utilization Among Non-Urban Counties.” Journal of Public Child Welfare, 3.3 (2009): 235-253, with T. D. Piccola.

 

  •  “ Family-involvement meetings with older children in foster care: Intuitive appeal, promising practices and the challenge of child welfare reform.” Achieving permanence for older children and youth in foster care, pp. 266-290 (New York: Columbia University Press, 2009), with J. Pennell, ed. B. Kerman, M. Freundlich, and A. N. Maluccio.

 

  • “The benefits of life table analysis for describing disproportionality.” Child Welfare,  87.2 (2008): 189-202, with C. Coulton.

 

  • “Challenges of Street-Level Child Welfare Reform and Technology Transfer: The Case of Team Decisionmaking.” Families in Society,  89.4 (2008): 512-520, with T. M. Crea, A. Abramson-Madden, and C. L. Usher.

 

  • “Variability in the Implementation Fidelity of Team Decisionmaking (TDM), Scope and Compliance with the Family to Family Practice Model.” Children and Youth Services Review, 30.11 (2008): 1221-1222 with T. M. Crea, A. Abramson-Madden, and C. L. Usher.

 

  • “Family Involvement Groups.” Encyclopedia of Social Work with Groups, ed. A. Gitterman and R. Salmon, pp. 75-77 (New York: Haworth Press, 2008).

 

  • “Grace Longwell Coyle, 1893-1962.” Encyclopedia of Social Work with Groups, ed. A. Gitterman and R. Salmon, pp. 16-18 (New York: Haworth Press, 2008).

 

  • “How neighborhoods influence child maltreatment: A review of the literature and alternative pathways.” Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, 31.11-12 (2007): 1117-1142 with C. J. Coulton, M. Irwin, J. C. Spilsbury, and J. E. Korbin.

 

  • “Research review: Family group decision making: A promising practice in need of more programme theory and research.” Child and Family Social Work, 12.2 (2007): 202-209.

 

  •  “Family group decision making and disproportionality in foster care: A case study.” Child Welfare, 86.3 (2007): 51-70, with W. L. Jackson.

 

  • “Engaging Families and Communities in the Care and Protection of Children.” The Value of Research, p. 25. Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2007).

 

  • “Implementing Family to Family” with M. Batterson, T. Crea, F. Harris, A. A. Madden, L. Usher, and J. Williams,  Baltimore, MD: Report to the Annie E. Casey Foundation (2007).

 

  • “When do social workers and family members try family group decision making? A process evaluation.” International Journal of Child and Family Welfare, 9.3 (2006): 131-143.
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  •  “Connections between group work and family meetings in child welfare practice: What can we learn from each other?” Social Work with Groups, 28.1 (2005): 65-79, with A. Natarajan.

 

  • “Family involvement interventions in child protection: Learning from contextual integrated strategies.” Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 31.1 (2004): 175-198.

 

  •  “Evaluating and implementing family group conferences: The family and community compact in Kent County, Michigan.” Family group conferencing: New directions in community-centered child & family practice with W. L. Jackson, ed. G. Buford and J. Hudson, pp. 324-333 (Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter, 2000).

Mark Joseph, PhD

  •  Integrating the inner city: The promise and perils of mixed-income public housing transformation with R. J. Chaskin, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015).

 

  •  “Contested space: Design principles and regulatory regimes in mixed-income communities replacing public housing complexes in Chicago.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 660.1 (2015): 136-154, with R. J. Chaskin.

 

  • “The enduring significance of race in mixed-income developments.” Urban Affairs Review, 51.4 (2015): 474-503, with A. T. Khare and R. J. Chaskin.

 

  •  “Resident services in mixed-income developments: State of the Field Scan #2” with T. H. Gress, Cleveland, OH: National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2015).

 

  •  “Choice Neighborhoods: Baseline Report,” The Urban Institute.Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute (2014).

 

  • “Mixed-income symposium summary and response: Implications for antipoverty policy.” Cityscape, 15.2 (2013): 215-221.

 

  • “Youth in mixed-income communities: Context, dynamics, and response.” Cities, 35 (2013): 423-431, with R. J. Chaskin and F. Sichling.

 

  • “Social dynamics in mixed-income developments: State of the Field Scan #1” with T. H. Gress,  Cleveland, OH: National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2013).

 

  •  “Developing Choice Neighborhoods: An Early Look at Implementation in Five Sites. Interim Report,” The Urban Institute. Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute (2013).

 

  • “The new stigma of relocated public housing residents: Challenges to social identity in mixed-income developments.” City and Community, 11.3 (2013): 285-308, with N. McCormick and R. J. Chaskin.

 

  • “Is mixed-income development an antidote to urban poverty?” The Affordable Housing Reader, ed. E. Mueller and R. Tighe, pp. 374-390 (New York: Routledge, 2013).

 

  • “Participation, deliberation, and decision-making: The dynamics of inclusion and exclusion in mixed-income developments.” Urban Affairs Review, 48.6 (2012): 863-906, with R. J Chaskin and A. T. Khare.

 

  • “‘Positive’ gentrification, social inclusion, and the ‘right to the city’ in mixed-income communities: Use and expectations of space and place.” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 37.2 (2012): 280-302, with R. J. Chaskin.

 

  • “Mixed-income developments and low rates of return: Insights from relocated public housing residents in Chicago.” Housing Policy Debate, 22.3 (2012): 377-406, with R. J. Chaskin.

 

  •  “Public housing transformation and resident relocation: Comparing destinations and household characteristics in Chicago” Cityscape: A journal of Policy Development and Research, 14.1 (2012): 183-214, with R. J. Chaskin, S. Voelker, and A. Dworsky.

 

  • “Social interactions in mixed-income developments: Relational expectations and emerging reality.” Journal of Urban Affairs, 32.2 (2011): 209-237, with R. J. Chaskin.

 

  • “Reinventing older communities through mixed-income development: What are we learning from Chicago’s public housing transformation?” Neighborhood and Life Chances: How Place Matters in Modern America, pp. 122-139 (Philadelphia: Penn Institute for Urban Research, 2011).

 

  •  “Getting the most out of service learning: Maximizing student, university, and community impact.” Journal of Community Practice, 18.2 (2010): 190-212, with M. G. Chupp.

 

  • “Living in a mixed-income development: Resident perceptions of the benefits and disadvantages of two developments in Chicago.” Urban Studies, 47.11 (2010): 2347-2366, with R. J. Chaskin.

 

  • “Creating mixed-income developments in Chicago: Developer and service provider perspectives.” Housing Policy Debate, 20.1 (2010): 91-118.

 

  •  “Building ‘community’ in mixed-income developments: Assumptions, approaches, and early experiences.” Urban Affairs Review, 45.3 (2010): 299-335, with R. J. Chaskin.

 

  •  “Monitoring success in choice neighborhoods: A proposed approach to performance measurement” with R. E. Smith, G. T. Kingsley, M. K. Cunningham, S. J. Popkin, K. Dumlao, I. G. Ellen, and D. McKoy,Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute (2010).

 

  • “Beyond ‘initiatives’ for comprehensive community change: Is there a better way to seek impact and sustainability?” Voices From the Field III, ed. A.C. Kubisch, P. Auspos, P. Brown, and T. Dewar, pp. 154-162 (Washington, D.C.: The Aspen Institute, 2010).

 

  • “Understanding the economic costs of incarceration for African American males.” Social Work with African-American Males: Health, Mental Health, and Policy, ed. W. E. Johnson, Jr., pp. 311-324 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010).

 

  •  “Creating and sustaining successful mixed-income communities: Conceptualizing the role of schools.” Education and Urban Society with J. Feldman,41.6 (2009): 623-652.

 

  • “Early resident experiences at a new mixed-income development in Chicago.” Journal of Urban Affairs, 30.3 (2008): 229-257.

 

  •  “The theoretical basis for addressing poverty through mixed-income development.” Urban Affairs Review, 42.3 (2007): 369-409 with R. J. Chaskin and H. S. Webber.

 

  • “Is mixed-income development and antidote to urban poverty?” Housing Policy Debate, 17.2 (2006): 209-234.

 

  • “The impact of arrests on earnings: Evidence from the national youth survey.” Chicago Policy Review, 7.1 (2003): 47-60.

 

  • “Voices from the empowerment zones: Insights about launching large-scale community revitalization initiatives,” with J. Levy, Baltimore, MD: The Annie E. Casey Foundation (2002).

Elizabeth Anthony, PhD

  • “Investing in high quality preschool: Lessons from an urban setting,” Early Years, with Dorman, R. L., Osborne-Fears, B., & Fischer, R.

 

  • “Surveying homeless and unstably housed youth: Methodological considerations when estimating the prevalence and characteristics of the population,” Families in Society.The Journal of Contemporary Social Services, with  Fischer, R. L.

 

  •  “The association between elevated blood lead and school readiness among children attending universal pre-kindergarten in Cleveland,” with R. Fischer and S. J. Kim, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2015).

 

  •  “Early childhood influences on school readiness,” with R. Fischer, S. J. Kim, M. Blue, and N. Lalich, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2015).

 

  •  “Addressing the early childhood mental health needs of families: Evaluating child outcomes,”Journal of Social Service Research, 40.5 (2014): 721-737, with R. L. Fischer and N. Lalich.

 

  • “Early Childhood Mental Health Services: Outcome Evaluation Update,” with R. Fischer, N. Lalich, and M. Blue, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2014).

 

  •  “Newborn Home Visiting: Outcome Evaluation Update,” with R. Fischer and N. Lalich,Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2014).

 

  • “Predictive ability of KRA‐L on third grade reading proficiency in Cleveland,” with R. Fischer and S. J. Kim,  Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2014).

Cyleste C. Collins, PhD

  •  “The Community Research Scholars Initiative: A mid-project assessment.” Clinical and Translational Science, 8.4 (2015): 341-346 with J. Theurer, E. Pike, A. Sehgal, and R. L. Fischer.

 

  • “Enhancing child care for children with special needs through technical assistance.” The Journal of Family Strengths, 14.1 (2015): article 9, with R. L. Fischer and N. Lalich.

 

  • “Broken homes, broken dreams: Families’ experiences with foreclosure.” Briefly Stated, 13-03, with D. Rothstein and D. Taylor, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Case Western Reserve University (2013).

 

  •  “East Cleveland Teen Collaborative Evaluation: Final Report,” with P. Sage and R. Fischer, Report submitted to Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2014).

 

  •  “East Cleveland Teen Collaborative: Evaluation Report on Years 1 and 2,” with R. Fischer, Report submitted to Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2013).

 

  • “Cleveland Botanical Garden Green Corps Evaluation – Evaluation Update,” with R. Fischer,  Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2013).

 

  • “Child welfare and domestic violence workers’ cultural models of domestic violence: An in-depth examination.” In J. Weis & H. Haldane (Eds.),  Anthropology at the Front Lines of Gender-Based Violence, pp. 107-128. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press (2011).

 

  • “Invest in Children Special Needs Child Care Consultation Study: Final Report,” with P. Hardy, N. Lalich, and R. Fischer, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2011).

 

  • “How are children faring in this economy? A look at family homelessness.” Policy Brief 16. Cleveland, OH: Schubert Center for Child Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2009).

 

  •  “Cultural consensus and cultural diversity: Human service professionals’ models of domestic violence.” Journal of Mixed Methods Research, with W. W. Dressler, 2.4 (2009): 362-387.

 

  • “Family homelessness in Cuyahoga County.” Briefly Stated, 09-03. With C. Coulton and S. Kim, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Case Western Reserve University (2009).

Seok-Joo Kim, PhD

  • “Effects of Foster Care and Juvenile Justice Involvement on Early Adult Outcomes: A Study of Cleveland’s Youth,” with C. Coulton, D. Crampton, and Y. Cho,  Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Case Western Reserve University (2016).

 

  • “The association between elevated blood lead and school readiness among children attending universal pre-kindergarten in Cleveland,” with E. R. Anthony and R. Fischer,  Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2015).

 

  • “Early childhood influences on school readiness,” with E. R. Anthony, R. Fischer, M. Blue, and N. Lalich, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2015).

 

  • “Cuyahoga County/Cleveland Youth Count Initiative 2013: Data on Homeless Youth Under 24 Years of Age,” with R. Fischer and N. Lalich,  Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2013).

 

Francisca Richter, PhD

  •  “The Prospects of Non‐College Bound Workers in the Fourth District.” A Look Behind the Numbers, with L. Nelson, Cleveland, OH: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (2014).

 

  •  “A WIB Turns to Demand: Helping Jobseekers by Helping Employers.” “New Models and Initiatives for Workforce Development Intermediaries.” Case Companion Book to Transforming U.S. Workforce Development Policy, with J. Elvery and L. Nelson, ed. Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and Kansas City and the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development (2014).

 

  •  “ Distressed Loans in Ohio: Are Loss-Mitigation Tools Easing Distress?” A Look Behind the Numbers, with L. Nelson,V6.1. Cleveland, OH: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (2013).

 

  • “Lending Patterns in Poor Neighborhoods.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 95 (2013): 197-206, with B. R. Craig.

 

  • “Neighborhood Recovery and NSP1: Implementation in Select Fourth District Communities.” Community Reinvestment Report, Summer 2011.With L. Nelson and M. Petrus, Cleveland, OH: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (2011).

 

  •  “Mortgage Delinquencies in Ohio: Are Loan Modifications Stemming the Tide?” A Look Behind the Numbers, V3.1. With L. Nelson, Cleveland, OH: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (2010).

 

  •  “Facing the Foreclosure Crisis in Greater Cleveland: What happened and how communities are responding.” Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Report, with C. Coulton, K. Hexter, A. Hirsh, A. O’Shaughnessy, and M. SchrammCleveland, OH: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (2010).

 

  •  “Aggregate vs. Disaggregate Data in the Measurement of School Quality.” Journal of Productivity Analysis, 25.3 (2006): 277-287, with B. W. Brorsen.

 

  • “Consolidating Rural School Districts: Potential Savings and Effects on Student Achievement.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 32.3 (2000): 573‐583, with C. Jacques and B. W. Brorsen.
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Nina Lalich, MSPH

  • “Enhancing child care for children with special needs through technical assistance.” The Journal of Family Strengths, 14.1 (2015): article 9, with C. C. Collins and R. L. Fischer.

 

  •  “Early childhood influences on school readiness.” With E. R. Anthony, R. Fischer, S. J. Kim, and M. Blue, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2015).

 

  •  “Addressing the early childhood mental health needs of families: Evaluating child outcomes.” Journal of Social Service Research, 40.5 (2014): 721-737, with R. L. Fischer and E. Anthony.

 

  •  “Early Childhood Mental Health Services: Outcome Evaluation Update. ” With E. R. Anthony, R. Fischer, and M. Blue, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2014).

 

  • “Newborn Home Visiting: Outcome Evaluation Update.” With E. Anthony and R. Fischer,  Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2014).

 

  • “Cuyahoga County’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten Pilot: Findings from the First Five Years.” With R. Fischer and C. Coulton,  Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2013).

 

  •  “Cuyahoga County/Cleveland Youth Count Initiative 2013: Data on Homeless Youth Under 24 Years of Age.” With R. Fischer and S. J. Kim, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2013).

 

  •  “The Role of Investors in The One-To-Three Family REO Market: The Case of Cleveland.” Working Papers, with F. Ford, A. Hirsh, K. Clover, J. Marks, R. Dubin, M. Schramm, T. Chan, et al., W13-12. Cambridge, MA: Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard University (2013).

 

  •  “Early Childhood Mental Health Services: Outcome Evaluation Update.” With R. Fischer and M. Blue, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2012).

 

  •  “Feasibility Study on Early Childhood Integrated Data System and Web-based Portal.” With R. Fischer, E. Johnson, and C. Coulton, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2012).

 

  •  “Invest in Children Special Needs Child Care Consultation Study: Final Report.” With C. Collins, P. Hardy, and R. Fischer, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2011).

 

  • “Cuyahoga County 2010 Child Well-Being & Tracking Update.” With C. Coulton, R. Fischer, and P. Hardy,  Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2010).

 

  • “Home Visiting Needs Assessment- State-wide Survey of Home Visiting Programs.” With R. Fischer, A. Nevar, L. Cuttler, P. Hardy, and T. Chan,  Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2010).

 

  • “State TANF policies and employment outcomes among welfare leavers.” Social Science Review, with Y. Lim and C. J. Coulton,  83.4 (2009): 5255-555.

 

  • , “Cuyahoga County Universal PreKindergarten Pilot: Preliminary Findings.” With R. Fischer, L. Peterson, and C. CoultonCleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2009).

 

  • “Cuyahoga County 2009 Child Well-Being & Tracking Update.” With C. Coulton, R. Fischer, and P. Hardy,  Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2009).

 

  • “Taking it to scale: Evaluating the scope and reach of a community-wide initiative on early childhood.” Evaluation and Program Planning, 31.2 (2008): 199-208, with R. Fischer and C. Coulton.

 

  •  “Cuyahoga County 2008 Child Well-Being & Tracking Update.” With C. Coulton, R. Fischer, and P. Hardy, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2008).

 

  •  “Cuyahoga County 2007 Child Well-Being & Tracking Update.” With C. Coulton, P. Hardy, and N. Lalich, Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2007).

 

  • “Cuyahoga County Invest in Children 2006 Child Well-Being & Tracking Update.” With C. Coulton, R. Fischer, and P. Hardy,  Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2006).

 

  •  “The scope and reach of the ECI: Monitoring the coverage and connections of ECI programs.” Ch. 3 in Cuyahoga County Early Childhood Initiative Evaluation: Phase II Final Report. Cleveland, with R. Fischer, M. Andrade, and C. Coulton, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2005).

 

  • “How are they Managing? A follow up of welfare leavers in the recession.” With C. J. Coulton and S. Likfeldt,  Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change, Case Western Reserve University (2005).

 

  • “Did Welfare Leavers’ Employment Levels and Job Characteristics Change During TANF Implementation? An analysis using SIPP 1996-2000.” With C. J. Coulton, Y. Lim, and T. Cook,  Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2003).

 

  •  “How are they managing? A six month retrospective of Cuyahoga County families leaving welfare.” With C. J. Coulton, C. Pasqualone, N. Bania, T. Martin, T. Cook, and C. Kim, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change, Case Western Reserve University (2002).

 

  •  “A comparison of time limited and non-time limited welfare leavers in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.” With C. J. Coulton, N. Bania, T. Martin, M. Newburn, and C. Pasqualone, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change, Case Western Reserve University (2001).

 

  • “Continuation and Longitudinal Retention of Food Stamps and Medicaid Benefits among Welfare Leavers.” Special Topics in Welfare Reform Report, 2. With C. Coulton, C. Pasqualone, N. Bania, and T. Martin,  Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change, Case Western Reserve University (2001).

 

  • “Issues of housing affordability and hardship among Cuyahoga County families leaving welfare: Quarter 4, 1998-quarter 3, 1999.” Special Topics in Welfare Reform, with C. Coulton, C. Pasqualone, T. Martin, N. Bania, and L. Nelson,  Report No. 1. Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change, Case Western Reserve University (2001).

April Hirsh Urban, MS

  •  “The Role of Investors in The One-To-Three Family REO Market: The Case of Cleveland.” Working Papers W13-12. Cambridge, with F. Ford, K. Clover, J. Marks, R. Dubin, M. Schramm, T. Chan, N. Lalich, et al., MA: Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard University (2013).

 

  • “Baseline Household Survey: August/September 2012.” With R. Fischer, M. Joseph, M. Chupp, and T. Gress, The Community Builders, Inc. Community Life Initiative at Cascade Village. Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2013).

 

  •  “The Community Builders, Inc. Community Life Initiative: Learning and Evaluation Year 2 Report.” With R. Fischer, M. Joseph, M. Chupp, and T. Gress,Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2013).

 

  •  “The Community Builders, Inc. Ways & Means Initiative: Learning and Evaluation Year 1 Report.” With R. Fischer and M. Joseph,Cleveland, OH: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (2012).

 

  • “Stalling the Foreclosure Process: The Complexity Behind Bank Walkaways.” With M. Schramm, D. Vadapalli, D. J. Van Grol, K. M. Nelson, and C. J. Coulton,  Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Case Western Reserve University (2011).

 

  • “Facing the Foreclosure Crisis in Greater Cleveland: What happened and how communities are responding.” Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Report, with C. Coulton, K. Hexter, F. G.-C. Richter, A. O’Shaughnessy, and M. Schramm,  Cleveland, OH: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (2010).

 

  • “REO and beyond: The aftermath of the foreclosure crisis in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.” REO and Vacant Properties; Strategies for Neighborhood Stabilization, with C. J. Coulton and M. Schramm, (A Joint Publication of the Federal Reserve Banks of Boston and Cleveland and the Board of Governors, 2010).

 

  • “Beyond REO: Property Transfers at Extremely Distressed Prices, Cuyahoga County, 2005-2008.” With C. J. Coulton and M. Schramm, Cleveland, OH: Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Case Western Reserve University (2008).