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Sabina Deitrick, PhD:  Co-editor
When Fracking Comes to Town: Governance, Planning, and the Economic Impacts of the Shale Gas Boom
(Cornell University Press)
Fracking Book     Fracking Scan

Steven D. Manners Research Development Awards: 
2022 Announcement
Released January 2022


Economic Development Quarterly article: 
The Pittsburgh Transition: Not Quite So Simple
Released June 2021

New York Times article: 
Family Caregivers Feel the Pandemic's Weight
Released May 2021

2021 Steven Manners Research Development Awards
Released January 2021


Report: Marshall Plan for Middle America
Released November 2020

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Released October 2020


Caregivers of elderly loved ones face heavy emotional, physical, financial toll
Released September 2020


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Released September 2020

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Effects COVID-19 on Family Caregivers, A Community Survey
Released July 2020


The Pittsburgh Today Education Survey
Released July 2020


Initial Labor Force Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Allegheny County
Released June 2020


Work on seeking grants doesn´t shut down
Released June 2020


Center Highlights
The mission of the University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR) is to work collaboratively to conduct interdisciplinary research that improves communities and addresses social, economic, health, and policy issues most relevant to society. UCSUR carries out this mission by providing research support infrastructure and training; conducting original research in a few focused areas, including urban impact analysis, survey methodology, and psychosocial aspects of aging; and enhancing access to local and national policy-relevant data.

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