Monographs & Policy Papers

  • Economic Impact of California Lutheran University, April 2020. 

  • State of the Region, commissioned and sponsored by the Civic Alliance of Ventura County, July 2019 

  • Looking into the Imperative of Creating a Universal High Quality Early Childhood Education in Ventura County: An Essential Step towards Creating A Better Tomorrow for All, Commissioned by Ventura County Foundation, March 2019

  • The Future of Caregiving for an Aging Population: Increasing Community and Economic Vitality in Ventura County, Commissioned by Ventura County Foundation, January 2019

  • Wealth Accumulation in the 21st Century, January 2018. Thought Leadership Series (London Based Organization) 

  • Gap Analysis for Preconception to Age Five Blueprint for Funding (Fresno County), A study conducted as the principal investigator for La Pina Consulting, 2018 

  • Transfer of Wealth in Ventura County: Using the Existing and the Emerging Philanthropic Giving to Strengthen the Quality of Life in Ventura County for the Next Fifty Years, A Study Commissioned by Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF), March 2018.

  • Economic Impact of Boys & Girls Clubs in Ventura County, 2018.

  • Economic and Social Impact of KidSTREAM Children Museum in Ventura County: December 2017.

  • Integration of Physical and Behavioral Health in Ventura County, commissioned by Gold Coast Health Plan. A research contract in collaboration with other colleague (CESI, School of Management, California Lutheran University), November 2017

  • Economic and Social Impact of Connections Community Programs in the State of Delaware: November 2017.

  • State of the Region, commissioned and sponsored by the Civic Alliance of Ventura County, May 2017

  • Economic and Social Impact of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the State of Delaware, May 2016

  • Final Report for Evaluation of Ventura County Juvenile Specialty Court Community Integration Program (JSCCIP) May 2016.

  • Economic Growth and Educational Opportunities for the West End & Inland Empire Region, commissioned by WestEd, June 2015

  • Economic and Social Impact of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Houston, August 2015

  • Economic and Social Impact of Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Texas, October 2015

  • Evening Reporting Center Project, Prepared for Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme July 2014

  • State of the Region, commissioned and sponsored by the Civic Alliance of Ventura County, May 2015.

  • Community Survey of Oxnard Police Department, Oxnard, Ventura County, California, October 2014.

  • Economic Impact of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida, February 2014

  • The Boys and Girls Clubs in Ventura County:  Serving the Economic Interests of the Region while Providing a Positive Place for Kids. This Report Measures the Total Economic Impact of all the Boys and Girls Clubs in Ventura County, June 2014

  • An Interim Report for Juvenile Specialty Court Community Integration Program (JSCCIP) July 2014

  • Oxnard Alliance for Community Strength The Annual Report: The Impact of Alliance in Brining the Community Through Emphasizing on Prevention, Sharing Ideas, Learning the Best Practices, and Building the Capacity for Its Long Term Sustainability, August 2014

  • The Impact of Peace Education Program around the World A Program Designed and Implemented By The Prem Rawat Foundation, June 2014

  • Economic impact of Boys & Girls Clubs in Miami-Dade County in Florida (June 2013)
    State of the Region, commissioned and sponsored by the Civic Alliance of Ventura County (February 2013)

  • Annual Evaluation of Targeted Reentry Aftercare Mentoring Program (RAMP), Boys and Girls Club of Oxnard and Port Hueneme, (December 2012).

  • Economic impact of Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County in Florida (October 2012).

  • Awakening Minds-Changing Path project (2011-2012) Final Evaluation Report, presented to City of Oxnard Recreation and Community Services.

  • Report of after-school evaluation for Rio School District for 2010-2011, March 2012.

  • Report of the Findings from HEDIS Childhood Obesity Clinic/Physician Feedback Survey, Clinical Programs and State Sponsored Business WellPoint Inc, January 2012.

  • Evaluation of Brain Training Project, Hardy Brian Training: Creating a Brighter Future, Sponsored by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme, 2011

  • Project Evaluation Report for Oxnard Community Peace Project (OCPP), March 2011.

  • Awakening Minds-Changing Paths, Program Evaluation Report 2011, City of Oxnard Recreation & Community Services Department, A Cal GRIP sponsored program. 

  • Cultural and Linguistic Needs Assessment (GNA) for the BlueShield of California, prepared for the State Programs Sales & Business Development, August 2011.

  • Economic Impact of the Boys & Girls Clubs of California Provided for the State of 
    California Alliance of the Boys & Girls Clubs, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, 2011.

  • Economic Impact of the Boys & Girls Club of Fontana, 2011.

  • Economic Impact of the Boys & Girls Clubs of New Jersey Provided for the Alliance of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the State of New Jersey, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, 2011.

  • United Way Community Impact Survey, 2011.

  • Report of after-school evaluation for Rio School District for 2010-2011, March 2011.

  • Economic Impact of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Ventura County, 2010.

  • Economic Impact of the Alliance of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Los Angeles, 2010
    State of Region: an Interim Report, Ventura County Civic Alliance, sponsored by the Ventura County Community Foundation, 2010. 

  • Economic Impacts of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley of Sun (Arizona), 2010.

  • Report of after-school evaluation for Rio School District for 2009-2010, March 2010.

  • Evaluation Report of Targeted Re-Entry Program of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard & Port Hueneme, April 2010.

  • Economic Impact of California Lutheran University, 2010

  • The Conejo Recreation and Park District: An Economic Engine of Ventura County and the State of California, 2009.

  • Report of after-school evaluation for Rio School District for 2008-2019, March 2009.

  • Study of the Living Wage Ordinance in the City of Ventura: The Economic Impact on Workers, Contractors and the City, 2009.

  • Coauthored a regional study for Workforce Investment Board, “Workforce Issues in Manufacturing: A Survey of Skill Gaps and Related Workforce Issues in Three Manufacturing Sectors of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties,” 2008.

  • Economic Impact of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme on the Community: A Study of the Return in Investing in Our Children, 2008.

  • Coauthored a regional study, Wage and Job Trends: And their dynamics in Southern California by Sector at the County and SCAG Regional Level Since the 1970s, 2008.

  • Coauthored a study entitled “Ventura County and the Arts: Impact and Opportunity for Community, 2008.

  • Evaluation Report: Support and Funding Opportunities of the California Endowment for Violence Prevention in the City of Oxnard, 2008.

  • Project Evaluation Report: Preventing Violence in the City of Oxnard through the work of Oxnard Community Action Partnership (CAP), The Partnership, and Oxnard Family Power Project, 2008.

  • United Way Opinion Survey, 2008.

  • Cultural and Linguistic Needs Assessment (GNA) for Blue Shield of California, 2007.

  • Evaluation Report of Online Staff and Volunteer Training Program Evaluation Delivered By Communiteach: A Comprehensive Training Program for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme Staff and Volunteers, 2007.

  • Follow-up Surveys of Physicians and Clinics Participating in Child Obesity Workshops and Their Opinion Concerning the Usefulness/Efficacy of Information Received From Blue Cross of California on Child Obesity in 2006, 2007, 2008. 

  • Evaluation of the after-school programs with support from California After School Education and Safety (ASES) program for Rio and Port Hueneme School Districts in Southern California, 2008 through 2009. 

  • Evaluation of the after-school programs with support from California’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers for Rio School Districts in Southern California, 2005 through 2007. 

  • Annual Evaluation of Pacific Camps After-school Programs in 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008. 

  • A Study of Smoke Free Choice in Housing: Local Government Subsidized Housing in Thousand Oaks, Sponsored by Ventura County Public Health Tobacco Education Program, February 2007.

  • Coauthored a regional study for the Community Needs Assessment Collaborative Group of Ventura County: A Health Care Survey of Ventura County, (August 2006).

  • Coauthored a regional study sponsored by Ventura County Public Health Agency; titled, “Terrorism Planning Through the Eyes of the Public,” August 2005.

  • North Campus Development at California Lutheran University: A Sound Investment in Improving the Quality of Life in Ventura County, (January 2005). Using a regional Input/Output model to estimate the regional economic impact of CLU North Campus.

  • Coauthored a National Science Foundation sponsored study; titled, “Stretching Horizons: Upward Bound Programs in Stimulating Technology Education and Career Aspirations among Underrepresented Minorities”, Project Number: 0120138-0011338000, (December 2004).

  • Health Insurance Enrollment and Retention Survey/Study (August 2004), Sponsored by Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF).

  • Coauthored a consulting study for the Community Needs Assessment Collaborative Group (CNACG) of Ventura County on ‘Community Needs Assessment: A Health Care Survey of Ventura County’ (July 2003).

  • Coauthored a consulting study for The North Bay Workforce Investment Board on ‘The State of the Workforce Report for North Bay Counties (Marin, Napa, Solano, and Sonoma), to be completed by (October 2003).

  • Coauthored a consulting study for Santa Barbara County Workforce Investment Board on ‘The State of the Workforce: Santa Barbara County (March 2003).
    Coauthored a consulting study for Ventura County Workforce Investment Board on ‘The State of Workforce for Ventura County,’ (November 2002).

  • Co-directed preparation of Human Services Community Profile: A consortium of Public and Private Services Agencies in Ventura County in Southern California (late 2002).

  • Coauthored a series of five white papers on topical issues in public health, prepared for Ventura County Public Health Department (completed in May 2002).

  • Coauthored a study on ‘Barriers of Cancer Screening for Hispanic Women,’ prepared for Ventura County Medical Resources Foundation (December 2002).

  • Coauthored a study on ‘The Impact of Expansion of Big Box Stores on Ventura County: Analysis of Current Socioeconomic Status of Unionized Employees of Grocery Stores,’ A study Commissioned and by the United Food & Commercial Workers Local 1036 (UFCW), published in September 2000.

  • Coauthored a study titled “Community Needs Assessment: A Health Care Survey of Ventura County,” A study commissioned by Ventura County Health Authority, Published by Center for Economic Research, California Lutheran University, June 2000.

  • Coauthored a study titled “Analysis of Social Indicators in Ventura County,” A study commissioned by Ventura County Community Foundation, to be published by Center for Economic Research, California Lutheran University, September 1994.

  • Looking into the Economic and Social Profile of Ventura County: Past, Present and Future Challenges, A Discussion Paper, California Lutheran University, November 1993.