The Muskie School of Public Service is Maine’s distinguished public policy school, combining an extensive applied research and technical assistance portfolio with rigorous undergraduate and graduate degree programs in geography-anthropology; tourism and hospitality; policy, planning, and management (MPPM); and public health (MPH). The school is nationally recognized for applying innovative knowledge to critical issues in the fields of sustainable development and health and human service policy and management, and is home to the Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy.

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Submissions from 2011

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Reinventing Maine's Corrections System: A Survey of Budget Smart Alternatives to Unsustainable Spending, Griffin Jones

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Municipal Stormwater Management in Northern New England: A Comparative Study of Leading Programs, Doug Roncarati, Keisha Payson, Rod Melanson, and Fred Dillon

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Financial Policies and Procedures Manuals for Nonprofit Organizations: Applying Best Practices to the Environmental Health Strategy Center, Jennifer Rottmann

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Using pen Source Data Inputs to Map Food Insecurity in Cumberland County, Maine, Daniel Wallace

Submissions from 2010

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Automating Community Charrettes: Using CommunityViz to Improve the Effectiveness of Community Charrettes, Based on a Charrette Performed in Old Orchard Beach in 2006, Jessa Berna

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A Comparison of Maine’s Per Capita Spending, 1996-2006 to the US and Other States, Ryan Boyd

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Performance Measures and Pilot Evaluation of Georgia’s Medical assistance Program for Population below the Poverty Line, Tamar Chitashvili

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What is the impact of liquor licensing laws on Portland’s entertainment venues? A Case Study, Will Etheridge

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Case Studies in Community Vitality and Downtown Revitalization: A Focus on Maine’s Employment and Service Hubs, Matthew Klebes, Elizabeth McLean, and Kathy Lynn Tombarelli

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Mental Health and Women’s Receipt of Recommended Preventive Care, Melanie M. Race

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Maine's General Sales Tax: An Exploration of Policy Issues and Options, Sarah Rawlings

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Classifying Communities in Maine: A Comparative Analysis of Fiscal Determinants, Amanda K. Rector

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From LD 1196 to Maine Schools: An Evaluation of Antidiscrimination Language in Education Policy, Finn Teach

Submissions from 2009

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Becoming a 21st century University: How USM Can Use Online Education to Meet the Needs of its Adult Student Population, Amy Gieseke

Land Use and Land Conservation in New England: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities, Amanda Loomis, Tom Devine, Andrea Small, Brittany Howard, Brett Richardson, and Stephanie Dulac

Submissions from 2008

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The Creative Economy in Small Places: Eight Cases and a Developmental Model, Jennifer L. Hutchins

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Economic Development Perspectives for Scarborough, Hayrullo Malikov and Bauyrzhan Bekenov

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Community Forests: Needs & Resources for technical Assistance in Northen New England, Misha Mytar

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Excellence in Online Education: Preceptions of Needs, Barriers and Catalyst, Kimberly B. Sinclair

Submissions from 2007

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Poverty in Moldova, Corneliu Bolbocean

Submissions from 2006

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Barriers to a Consistent Philosophy: An Analysis of the Depatment of Health and Human Services Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services, Emily R. Hoberg

Submissions from 2004

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What Makes a Winner?, Linda Riddell

Submissions from 2002

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Measuring Morale in a Municipal Law Enforcement Agency: A Multidimensional Approach, Thomas J. Roth

Submissions from 2001

Participatory Planning in Portland's Bayside Neighborhood: Bayside Community Design Workshops April 2000 and April 2001, Bill Needleman, Bob Sanders, Jim Gailey, and Paul Harrison

Submissions from 1999

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Promising Practices Supporting the Transition of Youth from the Foster Care System to Independent Living, Denise E. Riebman

Submissions from 1996

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A Community Divided: Coping With a Locally Unwanted Land Use, Robert H. Hamblen

Submissions from 1995

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Regionalizing Government in Maine: Opportunities for the Future, David Alexander, Alan Baldwin, John Carroll, Elizabeth Chapman, Dorraine Diebold, Lisa Harvey McPherson, Daniel Stevenson, and Earlene Wilson

Submissions from 1994

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Consensus Building to Write Environmentally Responsive Rules for Maine's New Transportation Policy, Sondra S. Bogdonoff

Submissions from 1993

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A Study of the Effects of Campaign Spending on Election Results, Thomas Major and Stephen Turner

Submissions from 1992

The Maine Indian Land claim: A Question of Ownership, Sallie Davis, David Klenk, and Larry Mead

Submissions from 1991

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Funding the Gulf of Maine Program, Craig Freshley