The author uses the punctuated equilibrium model to assess the growth and continued path of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The author illustrates not only how the model helps to understand the initiative, but how the variables pertaining to the initiative also provide a greater understanding of the model, and how to change it. The author concludes by addressing how the model could change to be more responsive.
"The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative: Cleaning Up Punctuated Equilibrium,"
The Eastern Illinois University Political Science Review: Vol. 3
, Article 4.
Available at: http://thekeep.eiu.edu/eiupsr/vol3/iss1/4