Examples of Previous Studies

Current REMI (Regional Economic Models, Inc.) licensed user for the University of Mississippi.

August 2011 - Current

Economic of Impact of the University of Mississippi Medical Center

July 2009 - Current

Funded by University of Mississippi Medical Center

The SSRL modeled the economic impact of UMMC and its graduates throughout the state of Mississippi. Our analysis examined the economic changes associated with adding additional graduates in the various counties and legislative districts of the state along withe current and future economic impact of the Medical Center and its associated schools and colleges.

Mississippi Alliance for Prevention (Evaluation Component)

October 1, 2001 - September 30, 2004
Funding originates from US Department of Health and Human Services, but the grant is administered by the MS Department of Mental Health.

The Mississippi Alliance for Prevention (MAP) is a 3-year, $3 million per year State-Incentive Grant awarded by the US Department of Health and Human Services to the state of Mississippi. This grant funds 24 science-based prevention programs for reducing the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs by children and adolescents. The SSRL is responsible for evaluating the prevention activities of these programs and the overall impact of the MAP project at both the state and community levels. For more information, visit the MAP website at www.msmap.org .

Survey of Public Attitudes toward Mississippi Judiciary

June 10, 2002 - August 15, 2002
Funded by Mississippi Judicial Advisory Study Committee, Administrative Office of Courts

The SSRL developed and administered a phone survey to a representative sample of households in the state of Mississippi. The survey questionnaire asked citizens about their experiences with and attitudes toward the Mississippi judicial system. SSRL faculty analyzed the survey results and presented these findings and associated policy recommendations in a final report delivered to the Mississippi Judicial Advisory Study Committee.

National Validation of Team Nutrition Database

February 1, 2002 - June 30, 2003
Funding originates from US Department of Agriculture but is administered by the National Food Service Management Institute.

Team Nutrition is a program administered by the US Department of Agriculture that promotes healthy eating and physical activity in elementary and secondary schools across the country. The SSRL is contacting schools enrolled in the Team Nutrition program to update the USDA database of contact information and to establish email contact with Team Nutrition leaders. This national validation is an extension of a 3-state pilot project conducted by the SSRL from October 2001 - January 2002.

Studies on Public Attitudes and Public Policy:

2000-2001 Gender Fairness in Mississippi Courts
sponsor: Administrative Office of the Courts

2000-2001 Survey of Small Business Entrepreneurs in Mississippi
sponsor: Mississippi Small Business Development Center

1999-2000 Evaluation of the Mississippi Tobacco Pilot Program (Media and Advertising Component)
sponsor: Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi (through subcontract with SSRL)

1995 Attitudes Toward the Mississippi State Judicial System
sponsor: Administrative Office of the Courts, Mississippi Supreme Court

Studies on Aging and Retirement:

1999 Assessment of Elderly Needs for Crime Prevention
sponsor: Mississippi Leadership Council on Aging

1997 Mississippi Retirement Communities Survey
sponsor: Aberdeen/Monroe County Chamber of Commerce

1996 Older Adults Needs Assessment
sponsor: Mississippi Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging and Adult Services and Mississippi Association of Planning and Development Districts

Studies on Academic Environment and Institutions:

2000-2004 Minority Graduate Education in Mississippi
sponsor: National Science Foundation

1997 Survey of Research Environment at Mississippi Universities
sponsor: Mississippi Research Consortium

1997 Coahoma Community College Needs Assessment
sponsor: Coahoma Community College, Clarksdale, Mississippi

1995 University of Mississippi Branch Campus Needs Assessment
sponsor: The Ramey Agency, Inc; Jackson, Mississippi

1996 National Election Study

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