• 2007 Survey of Georgia's Independent Inventors 

      Wilkins, Joy; Remias, Chris; Kharoujik, Inna (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008)
      Independent patenting activity has grown rapidly in Georgia over the past 30 years, with nearly 8,000 patents issued since 1975 to inventors not associated with corporations, universities or similar organizations. A ...
    • Building the Next Workforce: Georgia Discussion Forums 

      Wilkins, Joy; Brown, Mac (Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Georgia, 2007-06)
      Workforce development was widely viewed by stakeholders across Georgia as an area of critical challenges and opportunities for the state that must be addressed. The future workforce – the state’s youth - was widely ...
    • Report on Georgia's Innovation Forums of 2006 

      Wilkins, Joy; Brown, Mac (Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Georgia, 2006-06)
      Each year the Southern Growth Policies Board conducts a major policy research project to explore a vital issue related to economic development. A central component of the research project is to gather the opinions and ...
    • Rural Georgia: To Be or Not to Be Zoned 

      Wilkins, Joy; Riall, B. William; Nelson, Arthur C.; Counts, Paul; Sussman, Benjamin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001-12)
      A variety of public policies in Georgia can influence a community’s economic development potential. Zoning is one of these policies. In 1983, the Georgia State Constitution gave individual counties home rule power to ...
    • Youth - The Real Future of the South: Georgia Discussion Forums 

      Chernock, Jason; Wilkins, Joy; Holt, Karen (Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Georgia, 2008-06)
      Through the Southern Growth Policies Board, Governors and other key leaders of thirteen states and Puerto Rico jointly investigate economic development issues of high priority across the South. Each year, an issue is ...