University of Michigan Gateway Ford School

Working Papers

The CLOSUP Working Paper Series is targeted toward academic audiences and informed policymakers and includes research papers that are complete and ready for public presentation. Any topic relevant to local, state, and/or urban policy issues is eligible for inclusion.

This Working Paper Series will be presented in a searchable database soon. Meanwhile, the first entries in the series are presented below.


Feasibility and Implications of the Michigan 2012 Proposal 3 for a 25% State Renewable Portfolio Standard
Elisabeth Moyer, Sean Johnson, Lexie Goldberger, Joe Zhu, Center for Robust Decision-making on Climate and Energy Policy, University of Chicago


Prospects for Expanding Regional Planning Efforts
Elisabeth R. Gerber, Carolyn G. Loh


Disposition of Publicly Owned Land in Cities: Learning from Cleveland and Detroit
Margaret Dewar


The Pursuit of Responsible Development: Addressing Anticipated Benefits and Unwanted Burdens through Community Benefit Agreements
Larissa Larsen


Incomplete Environmental Regulation, Imperfect Competition, and Emissions Leakage
Meredith Fowlie


What Helps or Hinders Nonprofit Developers in Reusing Vacant, Abandoned, and Contaminated Property? Findings from Detroit and Cleveland
Margaret Dewar


Emissions Trading, Electricity Industry Restructuring, and Investment in Pollution Abatement
Meredith Fowlie

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