Aspen Institute Publications

Aspen Institute publications are listed below. Many are available for purchase through Google Checkout, a secure system for handling credit card transaction online. For assistance with ordering publications, please contact our Publications office by email or by phone at (410) 820.5326. Please note: Orders are shipped two times a week from our warehouse in Queenstown, MD, on the Eastern Shore.

Regulation, Conversation, and Impact of Shale Gas and Oil in a Low Price Environment

Aspen Modern Shale Gas and Oil Production Forum
Dave Grossman, Rapporteur
November 25, 2015

The 2015 Modern Shale Gas and Oil Production Forum, “Regulation, Conversation, and Impact of Shale Gas and Oil in a Low Price Environment,” convened about 60 invited energy leaders, including regulators from leading producing states and representatives from industry and the environmental community.  The discussions covered a broad range of environmental and community effects...

Recasting American Apprenticeship

John Colborn and Nneka Jenkins
November 15, 2015

Recasting American Apprenticeship is a report of findings and a set of recommendations for businesses to realize apprenticeship as a workforce development strategy. Because apprenticeship holds the appeal and promise of economic opportunity for workers and businesses alike, obstacles to business participation needs to be removed...

The New Pricing Reality in Global Oil and Gas Markets

Forum on Global Energy, Economy and Security
Dave Grossman, Rapporteur; Claire Farley & Bill White, Co-Chairs
November 10, 2015

The 2015 Forum on Global Energy Economy and Security, “The New Pricing Reality in Global Oil and Gas Markets,” was co-chaired by Claire Farley, Member at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Company, and Bill White, Senior Advisor and Chairman of Lazard Houston and former Mayor of Houston. Topics discussed included the current and future drivers of global supply and demand for petroleum;...

2015 Siemens Technical Scholars

October 26, 2015

A listing of our 2015 Siemens Technical Scholars with additional information highlighting the students, programs, and community colleges.

Comment Letter: Process for Transferring myRA Account Balances to Private Sector Roth IRAs

October 23, 2015

On October 23, 2015, Aspen FSP submitted public comments to the U.S. Treasury Department regarding the myRA program, a no-fee retirement account invested in savings bonds and available to all Americans. Specifically, Aspen FSP provided feedback on how best to transfer myRA account balances to private sector Roth IRAs in the event that the myRA saver reaches the Transfer Threshold of $15,000 or 30 years...

Transforming U.S. Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century

October 1, 2015

Transforming U.S. Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century explores how new policies and practice can meet the changing needs of workers, businesses and their communities.


The Impact of Entrepreneurship Database Program 2015 Mid-Year Data Summary

Peter W. Roberts, Sean Peters & Justin Koushyar(Social Enterprise @ Goizueta) in collaboration with Saurabh Lall (ANDE)
September 29, 2015

This report summarizes application data collected from 3,113 early-stage ventures entrepreneurs who applied to participating accelerator programs during 2013, 2014 and early 2015. 

COLLABORATE in the classroom. COMPETE in the marketplace.

Nneka M. Jenkins
September 1, 2015

The National Coalition of Certification...

State Education Policy Checklist

September 1, 2015

This resource, co-developed with the Council of Chief State School Officers, Education Commission of the States, and the State Legislative Leaders Foundation, offers a clear framework for state legislators to aid the development of new education policies.

Using Comparative Information to Improve Student Success

August 17, 2015

The Aspen Prize process strives to respect the vital diversity of community colleges while prioritizing the most important markers of success - student learning, certificate and degree completion, high rates of employment and earnings for graduates, and high levels of access and success for minority and low-income students. To support community colleges in their efforts to assess student outcomes in...