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Applied Research Projects

Past Funded Research Projects

Idea Corps Pilot Program - Sponsored by George Cloutier, American Management Services. $20,000. May 2006. Sponsored by Jon Angrist. $5,000. June 2006. Initiative designed to attract full time business graduates and business school interns to assist New Orleans area businesses.

SEC Social Entrepreneurship Internships - Sponsored by Homeland International Foundation. $10,000. January 2006. Social Entrepreneurship Consortium research intrinsic asset building for public companies.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program - Sponsored by the Annie Casey Foundation's Making Connections New Orleans. $5,000 in January 2006, and $18,000 in January 2005. Free income tax and earned income tax credit assistance for low income families.

Academies of Entrepreneurship at John McDonogh and Booker T. Washington High Schools - Sponsored by Whitney National Bank. $10,000. September 2004. Entrepreneurship education and practice in New Orleans's public high schools.

Kauffman Entrepreneurship Internship Program - Sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation. $10,000 in January 2004, $50,000 in January 2002. Paid internships for business students in entrepreneurial companies.

Individual Development Account (IDA) Collaborative of Louisiana - Sponsored by the State of Louisiana Department of Social Services. $4,000,000. July 2002. Statewide program in financial education and asset building for low income families through homeownership, education and business grants.

Assets for Independence (AFI) Greater New Orleans IDA Collaborative Supplemental Grant - Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and various local sponsors. $255,000. September 2001. Financial education and asset building for the low-income families through homeownership, education, and business grants.

Assets for Independence (AFI) Greater New Orleans IDA Collaborative Grant - Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and various local sponsors. $310,000. September 2000. Financial education and asset building for the low-income families through homeownership, education, and business grants.

Harrah's Community Opportunity Prosperity and Empowerment (C.O.P.E.) grant - Sponsored by the J.C.C. Holding Company. $10,000 September 2001. A partnership of the Academies of Entrepreneurship High School program and New Orleans Access Television.

Academies of Entrepreneurship in New Orleans Public High Schools - Sponsored by the New Orleans Public Schools. $41,000. September 1998. Academies of Entrepreneurship in New Orleans Public High Schools.

Coleman Foundation Entrepreneurship Awareness and Education Grant - Sponsored by the Coleman Foundation. $25,000. July 1998.Coleman Foundation Entrepreneurship Awareness and Education Grant.

Economic Development in the Inner City through the Tulane-Xavier Campus Affiliates Program - Sponsored by Department of Housing and Urban Development. $100,000 July 1996. $150,000 July 1997. $60,000 July 1998.Economic Development in the Inner City through the Tulane-Xavier Campus Affiliates Program.

Business Redevelopment and Implementation Plan for Oretha C. Haley Boulevard - A cooperative effort with First Commerce Community Development Corporation and the Central City Economic Opportunity Corporation. Sponsored by the City of New Orleans. $20,000. June 1997.

Contract to Provide Managerial and Technical Support to the Micro-lending Pilot Project for the City of New Orleans , with Xavier Triangle Neighborhood Development Corporation - Sponsored by New Orleans Economic Development Foundation. $36,000. April 1997

The Economic Benefit of a Clean Lake Maurepas in the Year 2006 - Sponsored by the Lake Ponchartrain Basin Foundation. $7,000. July 1996.The Economic Benefit of a Clean Lake Maurepas in the Year 2006.

Video Auctioning Marketing Cooperative , with Analysis & Solutions, Inc. - Sponsored by U. S. Department of Agriculture. $18,000. June 1996.

The Economic Impact of the Medical R&D Sector: Positioning the New Orleans Region for the 21st Century - Sponsored by the MetroVision Partnership Foundation. $10,000. October 1995. The Economic Impact of the Medical R&D Sector: Positioning the New Orleans Region for the 21st Century.

New Product Development Strategies for Residual Manufacturing Materials , with Tulane Schools of Public Health and Engineering - Sponsored by Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation and Entergy Corporation. $20,000 September 1995.

Manufacturing and Further-Processing Opportunities Created by Rubber Imports to the Port of New Orleans - Sponsored by LP&L. $6,500. April 1995

Research Universities and Regional Economic Development: Analysis of the Interactions, with Istvan O. Nagy - Sponsored by the Freeman School's Business School Council members Koerner, Greenbaum, Lapeyre, Rees, Rosenblum. $7,500. August 1994.

AVLIS Commercialization Strategy, Phases I, II & III , with Integrated Resources Group, Inc. - Sponsored by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. $370,000. January 1994. AVLIS Commercialization Strategy, Phases I, II & III, with Integrated Resources Group, Inc.

A Project to Formulate and Implement a Strategic Plan for the Development of Louisiana's Environmental Products and Services Industry - Sponsored by the Louisiana Department of Economic Development. $46,969. June 1992.

An Analysis of the Potential Market Value of a Tulane School of Public Health Technology - $500. May 1992.

A Plan to Diversify and Structurally Reorganize the Space Remote Sensing Center (SRSC) - Sponsored by the SRSC, a NASA Center for Commercial Development of Space. $10,000. April 1992.

Sources of Technology Development Assistance - An interim report to the Tulane University Board of Administrators Committee on Technology Development. $500. October 1991.

Market Research Analysis for Application of Satellite Derived Data to the Determination of Jurisdictional Wetlands , with Aaron Miscenich - Sponsored by the Space Remote Sensing Center, a NASA Center for the Commercial Development of Space. $7,000. October 1991.

A Growth and Diversification Plan for the New Orleans Regional Loan Corporation - Sponsored by the Regional Loan Corporation, the MetroVision Foundation and the New Orleans and River Region Chamber of Commerce. $16,500. October 1991.

Analysis of Industrial Sites on the Lower Mississippi River , with Lisa Amann - Sponsored by LP&L. $17,000. July 1991.

Residential Utility Cost Comparison Study , with Randolph Trappey - Sponsored by Louisiana Power & Light (LP&L). $20,000. May 1991.

Opportunities in Upstream and Downstream Manufacturing for the Paper Industry in Louisiana: A Quantitative Analysis , with Randal Breaux - Sponsored by Louisiana Power & Light (LP&L). $3,000. April 1991.

A New Orleans Visitor Center: Amended Version I , with Aaron Miscenich - March 1991. $380.

Economic Development Plan for the City of Oak Grove and West Carroll Parish , with Randolph Trappey - Sponsored by city and parish government and industry. $25,000. December 1990.

Profile of West Carroll Parish - Sponsored by LP&L. $2,200. December, 1990.

A New Orleans Visitor Center - Sponsored by the New Orleans East Economic Development Foundation. $1,500. August, 1990.

Market Feasibility Study for Application of Satellite Derived Information to Resource and Environmental Management Issues in The Forestry Products Industry , with Randal Breaux - Sponsored By the Space Remote Sensing Center, a NASA Center for the Commercial Development of Space. $11,085. September, 1990.

Analysis of Commercial Value of Selected Tulane Medical Center Technologies - Sponsored by LP&L. $5,000. September, 1990.

Last Updated 10/9/14
Funded Research Projects