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Collaborative Groups & Projects (Geog. 207 / 1997)

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Last Phase of Geog.207 Project:


GROUPS:

Project Guidelines #1/2 #3 #4 #5 #8/9 #10a #10b #13 #14 #15 Geog 207 (Cover)


Presentation Schedule for Monday March 10, 1997

"CLICKABLE" NAMES (Web Sites) & EMAIL

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
("CONCENTRATION")
Due: End of 5th Week

CASE STUDIES (BUSINESS PLANS OR RESEARCH REPORTS)
Due: End of 9th Week


Group 1/2: International Trade, Investment & Finance || Saved for Posterity (Sort of)

Nisha Thirumurthy | Saved | nt2@u.washington.edu, [International Trade and Economic Development of the Periphery (Core-Periphery Concepts)] Core - (Semi-)Periphery Relations: The Case of U.S. - Taiwan & Southern China
Robert Evans | robevans@u.washington.edu [The Importance of Exchange Rates in International Trade] Optimal Currency Area: A Case Study of the UK and the European Econ. & Monetary Union
Grant Lessig | greyant@u.washington.edu, [South America's Developing Complementarities: Mercosur]. Labor Concerns within Third World Trading Blocs: the Case of Mercosur
Matt Ryan | Saved | mattryan@u.washington.edu, [Effects of Free Trade on Regions and Employment Groups: Conflicting Arguments] Deindustrialization + Factory Relocations Overseas: the Case of the United States ?
Duncan Kim | 207 | Saved | kimdc@u.washington.edu [Electronic Communication in International Financial Flows] Cyber Money: The Case of "Digicredit"
Jeff Bigler | jsbigler@u.washington.edu, ["Financial Transactions associated with International Trade"] Tax Heavens and Economic Geography: The Case of the Caribbean Islands
Sandra Lachan | slachan@u.washington.edu [Trade Barriers and International Trade Agreements] The Effects of GATT on Developing Countries


Group 3: National & International Tourism, Recreation & Travel || Saved for Posterity


Bill Laine | Saved | Bus.Page blaine@halcyon.com [The Bases for Tourism in Israel] EFFECTS OF TURBULENCE, WAR, AND TERRORISM ON TOURISM: THE CASE OF ISRAEL
Dana Strick | 74403.3067@compuserve.com, [Economic Effects of the Rise of Tourism in Eastern Europe] New Market Economies: The Role of Tourism in the Czech Republic
Melissa Pugmire | mpugmire@u.washington.edu, [The Economic Structure of "Third World Tourist Cities"] Economic Links between Tourism and Economic Relief in the Third World: The Role of the Red Cross in Sierra Leone
Justin Bates | jlbates@u.washington.edu, [Regional Economic Issues in Tourism (Emphasis on PNW)] What is Attracting Tourists to Big Cities: The Case of Portland


Group 4: Geography of Communication and Information || Saved

David Shim | Saved
shimster@u.washington.edu,
[Telecommunication and the City] The Telecommuting City: The Case of Portland, OR
Heather Smith | hesmith@u.washington.edu, [Spatial Effects of New Information Technologies: Processes of Centralization and Decentralization] Centralization and Decentralization due to New Communication Technology: the Case of Magazine Print Publishing in the U.K.
Christina Detchemendy | ced@u.washington.edu, [Employment Opportunities in the Information Economy] Job Growth in the Information Economy: The Case of Washington and Oregon
Harvey Chen | harv@u.washington.edu, [Ubiquitous Information and the Changing Nature of Location and Marketing Decisions] Communications Systems in Multi-Locational Corporations: The Case of the Use of "Intranets"
Meika Leffler | meika@u.washington.edu, [Telecommunications and the Changing Workplace] Factors Influencing the Future of Telecommuting: An Analysis of the Role of "Job Satisfaction"
Tyge Spane | tspane@u.washington.edu [Telecommunications and International (Economic) Transactions] International Trade Payments: The Case of Letters of Credit

Group 5: Business & GIS || Saved

Erwin Sarinas | immature@u.washington.edu, Applying GIS to the Utility Sector Developing an Economic Argument for a Facilities Management Geographic Information System
Jeffery Fuller | jwfuller@u.washington.edu, [Industrial Location & Site Selection Analysis Using GIS] ...: The Case of Intel & Dupont
Brad Alleman | alleman@u.washington.edu, [Creating Geographic Information Systems for Urban Environmental-Economic Issues] Assessing Employment Opportunities in GIS Activities in the Seattle Area
Karen Marasigan | karenmar@u.washington.edu, [Use & Value of GIS in the Public Sector] ...: The Case of the EPA

Group 8/9: High-Technology: (Business. Jobs, Education, Regional Development & Policy) || Saved

Adil Marrakchi | Graphic Page adil@u.washington.edu [Local Education & HighTech Regional Development] Local (High-Tech) Business - Education Partnerships & Mentoring Programs"
Cory Roletto | aghart@u.washington.edu, [Regional Production Cost Differences and the Location of High-Tech Operations] High-Tech Location and State & Local Policies: The Case of Intel
Heather Pfau | hpfau@u.washington.edu, (Education), [High-Tech Developments, Silicon Valleys and the Location of Universities.] Local Causes for & Repercussions of the Growth of High Tech Industries: The Case of Silicon Valley
Ronda Benbrooks | rbnbrook@u.washington.edu, [Does the Internet increase or decrease Information Inequalities between Regions?] Inequalities in Access to New Information Technologies: The Case of the Third World
Denbert Fajarillo | chyld@u.washington.edu, [Innovation of High-Technology at Local, Regional & National Levels] New Product Innovations: The Case of MMX Technology and/or Microprocessors

#1/2 #3 #4 #5 #8/9 #10a #10b #13 #14 #15

Group 10a: Geography of Corporate Retailing: Site Selection of Superstores, Retail Chains and Shopping Center Developments || Saved

Everett Fowler | cecilf@u.washington.edu The Location of Factory Outlet (and other) Shopping Centers in the Urban Periphery: How Far is too Far?] The Phenomenon of Distance in the Location of Factory Outlets: The Case of the North Bend Outlet Mall
Suzanne Subijanto | suzu@u.washington.edu [Site Selection Processes of Super Stores & the Organization of Outlet & Shopping Centers] How Far is Too Far for Super Malls: The Case of Auburn
Jay Snowden | jsnowden@u.washington.edu [Site Selection of Warehouse Stores Costco Warehouse Supply System: The Case of Lynnwood Costco
Jeffrey Schumacher | Intro | jeffshoe@u.washington.edu [Location of Major Distribution Centers and in Metropolitan Areas] Supplying the Growing Number of Retail Warehouse Stores: The Case of UPS (Redmond)

Group 10b: Retailing, Marketing & Small Business

[All disconnected; sorry!]
Robert Grimm | bobbyg@u.washington.edu, [Three Important Factors for the Survival of Restaurants: Location, Location, and What?] Business Plan for a Steakhouse Franchise in PNW
Liana Nygren-Birkholz | lnygren@u.washington.edu [Analyzing Location Trends for Small Business Retailing] ....: The Case of Ursula's Island Farms
Jenny Hansson | jhansson@u.washington.edu [The Emergence and Diffusion of New Specialty Stores: How Does the Process Work?] ....: The Case of the Surf Equipment Stores in Seattle
Michelle Lam | miclam@u.washington.edu [Population versus Income as Location Factors for Retail Activities] The Role of Changing Images: The Case of a Small Clothing Store
Myles Manning | myles@u.washington.edu [Retail Structure and Marketing Schemes of High-Tech Business] Technological Influences on Small Business Structure: The Case of Proctor's Card Shop
Chris Nordstrom | shimano@u.washington.edu [Location and Product Attributes in Retailing] A Bike Shop Business Plan: Adjusting Product Attributes to Location

Group 13. Geography of Economic Handicaps

Joel L. Argudo | Saved | jargudo@u.washington.edu [Jobs & Employment: Labor Migration in Mexico] Mexican Immigration Issues: Economic Impacts in California
May Bloom | Saved | mbloom@u.washington.edu [Homelessness and its Economic Impacts] Can we solve the Homeless Crisis through "Affordable Housing"? Taking a Closer Look at _____________ (Seattle-King County?)
Ronald Holland | Saved | rholland@u.washington.edu [Ethnic Economic Inequalities: What would Regional Comparisons Tell Us?] Inner city vs suburban income gaps of African Americans: The Case of Store Locations in Respective Areas
Margaret Mary Iverson | miverson@u.washington.edu [Regional Recessions and Long-Term Regional Economic Decline: Effects on the Structure of Employment & Unemployment] How does Regional Poverty or Wealth effect the Quality of Schools: Comparing Hoquiam and Federal Way
Maria Lauby | airam@u.washington.edu [Geographic & Economic Explanations for Urban Poverty and Homelessness] The Impact of Economic Handicaps on Children: Homeless Youth(s) in Seattle
Stacie Maupin | macer@u.washington.edu [The Unemployment - Poverty Nexus: What can Economic Geographers Contribute to its Understanding?] Contrasting Unemployment on Rural and Urban areas: The case of Indian Reservations in Washington State

Group 14. Geography of Urban Transportation | Saved

Jonathan Forstie | | Saved jforcet@u.washington.edu [Changing Modes of Modern Mass Transportation and Urban Spatial Structure] The Appropriateness of Mass Transit over Time: The Case of Seattle
Forrest Greif | Saved | fgreif@u.washington.edu [Urban Transportation and Land Use Systems (Interdependencies)] In What Specific Ways Does a Mass Transit System Affect Changes in Land Use: Findings & Insights from Portland
Samuel Avaiusini | Saved samba@u.washington.edu | [Energy Issues in Urban Transportation] Does Mass Transit Reduce Congestion in (relatively) Small Cities? The Metro Plans for Seattle.
Gary Delrosario | Saved gmd73@u.washington.edu [The Need for Urban Commuting] Can we Affect Commuting Needs and Congestion through Telecommuting? The Case of Seattle Employees in various Financial Sectors

Group 15. Economic Geography & Environmental Challenges

Kathleen Ennis | kennis@u.washington.edu [Economic Geographers' Interest in Air- and Water Pollution] Can Electric Cars Reduce Urban Air Pollution? Findings and Insights from Los Angeles
Lisa Fortney | lfortney@u.washington.edu [Can "Green" Businesses be Successful? -- Policy incentives and compliance: The case of energy] Regulatory Failures and Successes in Affecting Industrial Pollution: The Case of the Electric Utility Industry
Laura Martin | lemartin@u.washington.edu [Solid Waste Management and the Economic Well-Being of Cities] Solid Waste Management through Product- or Industry-Specific Strategies: An Example of How Taiwan has Managed Tire Recycling
Claudia Owen | EG catluva@u.washington.edu, [Economic Geographers' Interest in Wildlife Habitat Protection and Conservation] How do we analyze Conflicts between Economic and Habitat Protection Goals? The Case of Exportadora de Sal (Mexico)



GROUPS:

Project Guidelines #1/2 #3 #4 #5 #8/9 #10a #10b #13 #14 #15 Geog 207 (Cover)

Net result: Overheard at a recent business meeting:
"What would you call the firm if Netscape and Yahoo merge?" Answer: "Net-'n-yahoo."
Seattle Times, March 9, 1997 [Jean Godden's column appears Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the Local News section of The Times].



[March 1997; econgeog@u.washington.edu]