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Scott Loveridge is Director of the North Central Regional Center for Rural Development, a federally funded unit that is strongly networked with land grant universities in a twelve-state region of the upper Midwest. He is co-founder of the National Agriculture and Rural Development Policy Center.
He advises graduate students who conduct research on community, environment, economic development, and agriculture. His recent PhD advisees have accepted positions at Kyiv School of Economics, Michigan State University, and Valdosta State University.
- Economic development policy
- Community systems
- Regional economics
Goetz, Stephan J., Anil Rupasingha and Scott Loveridge. “Social Capital, Religion, Wal-Mart and Hate Groups in America,” Social Science Quarterly. First published online: 4 APR 2012; DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-6237.2012.00854.x
Whitaker, Elizabeth, Janet L. Bokemeier and Scott Loveridge. “Retirement Plan Participation in an Era of Change: The Case of a Rural Region.” Rural Sociology 76(3): 319-346. 2011. DOI: 10.1111/j.1549-0831.2011.00053.x
Loveridge, Scott, Janet Bokemeier, Peter Kakela, and Elan Satriawan. “Are All Discount Rates Equal? A Note on Time Preferences Across Public and Private Benefits in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.” Journal of Regional Science 50(4): 858-871. 2010.
Loveridge, Scott, Dale Yi, and Janet Bokemeier. “Why are They Moving Away? Comparing Attachment to Place in the Great Plains to the Rest of the Nation.” The Online Journal of Rural Research and Policy 4(1): 1-22. 2009.
Funded Research Projects
- Coaching for entrepreneurship
- Dynamics of coupled natural-human systems: climate change impact assessments
- Regional agricultural integration in West Africa