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Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development

Markley, Deborah M., David L. Barkley and R. David Lamie. Case Studies of E-Commerce Activity in Rural and Small Town Businesses. UCED Working Paper 10-2007-04, EDA University Center for Economic Development.

Barkley, David L., Deborah M. Markley and R. David Lamie. E-Commerce Project Lessons Learned, UCED Working Paper 10-2007-02, EDA University Center for Economic Development.

Lamie, R. David, Deborah M. Markley and David L. Barkley. E-Commerce Project Curriculum Guide. UCED Working Paper 10-2007-03, EDA University Center for Economic Development.

Barkley, David L., Mark S. Henry, and DooHee Lee. "Innovative Activity in Rural Areas: The Importance of Local and Regional Characteristics."Community Development Investments Review, Vol. 2, Issue 3; December 2006, l

Barkley, David L. The Value of Case Study Research on Rural Entrepreneurship: Useful Method? Presented at the joint ERS-RUPRI conference, Exploring Rural Entrepreneurship: Imperatives and Opportunities for Research, Washington,DC, October 26-27, 2006.

Barkley, David L., Mark S. Henry, and Santosh Nair. "Regional Innovation Systems: Implications for Nonmetropolitan Areas and Workers in the South." Growth and Change, 2006, 37(2): 278-306.

Robinson, Kenneth L., Ralph D. Christy, and Ntam Baharanyi (editors). Empowering Rural Communities through Entrepreneurship:  Experiences from the 1890 Land-Grant
Institutions
. Washington, DC: USDA Rural Development, 2005.

Robinson, Kenneth L., Wylin Dassie, and Ralph D. Christy. “Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development as a Rural Development Strategy.”  Southern Rural Sociology. 2004. This paper is not yet up, but can soon be viewed at http://www.ag.auburn.edu/aux/srsa/SRS/toc/index.html.

Barkley, David L. 2003. Policy Options for Equity Financing for Rural Enterpreneurs. Main Streets of Tomorrow: Growing and Financing Rural Entrepreneurs. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, pp. 107-125.

Markley, Deborah and David Barkley. 2003. Policy Options for Equity Financing for Rural EnterpreneursDevelopment of an Entrepreneurial Support Organization: The Case of the Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation. Research Case Studies Series Number 1, Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, Lincoln, Nebraska, March.