In this paper, the authors use smartphone location data to measure contacts in commercial spaces during COVID to see the effects price-gouging laws had on mitigation efforts.
In her analysis, author Chandrayee Chatterjee finds that the likelihood of being newly married decreased following Medicaid expansion.
In this paper, Laura Huggins, Olivia Hansen, and Harrison Naftel explore how to help turn wildlife into an asset rather than a liability.
Improving Health Care Service Delivery by Relaxing Restrictions on Nurse Practitioners’ Professional Independence
In this paper, the authors examine the potential impacts of granting nurse practitioners (NP) increased autonomy over healthcare provision.
In this quarterly poll (administered by YouGov), we continue to unpack how Americans view today’s major tech platforms.
In this paper, the authors examine how fiber buildouts affect competition and service quality from non-fiber incumbent providers, including cable and aDSL providers.
In this paper, authors Cary Deck and Dustin Tracy study disclosure in markets where agents face reputational concerns.
In this paper, economists examine how effective occupational licensing requirements are at improving quality by looking at the CPA.
The Costs and Benefits of Critical Habitat Designation: Legal Requirements of the Endangered Species Act
Author Jeffrey McCoy first provides an overview of the ESA's congressional history by examining amendments made in 1978 and 1982.
This piece summarizes research on the costs and benefits of using local and state law enforcement to carry out federal immigration policies.
In this paper, the authors explore Hurricane Maria’s economic effects on native earnings within the Orlando area.
CGO scholars provided comments to the Oversight Board on a recent case involving a post taken down by Facebook.
State-level revisions of licensing laws would be an important step toward a lasting economic recovery post-COVID-19, the authors discuss how.
Researchers examine whether occupational licensing improves the match between workers’ skills and those needed for their occupations.
The study shows that adopting welcoming policies towards immigrants increases VAWA self-petitions. Learn more about the research here.
The Department of Labor (DOL) recently proposed a rule change determining how an independent contractor (IC) classification is made.
Public interest comment on proposed rule with the intended purpose of adding consistency in the disposal of Very Low-Level Radioactive Waste (VLLW).
In this research in focus piece, author Will Rinehart examines the existing research on the effectiveness of GONs in adding value to local communities.
Public policy has not kept pace with this gig economy and continues to sort workers into two categories that no longer reflect the dynamic reality of the American workplace.
Wood and Watkins identify key lessons from the case of the dusky gopher frog about how to more effectively use critical habitat to help species recover.
Our research suggests that establishing a clear process for how decisions about exclusion will be made will help improve transparency.
This policy paper examines both the benefits and drawbacks of designating critical habitat. Learn more here.
The NTIA wants the Commission to take the monumental step of proposing rules to clarify Section 230, this public interest comment gives some suggestions.
In 1980, there were just 92 beer producers. Today there are 8,386. This paper looks at the variations in regulations across states and there effects.
This public interest comment is on the proposed a rule to define “habitat” as used in the Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973.
This research paper examines how US employers use the H-1B visa program to find workers. Learn more about H1-B visas in the US.
What would happen if policymakers decided to provide a path to citizenship for all 11 million immigrants? What about deport all 11 million?
This policy paper explores how reforming the U.S. tax code allow gig economy workers greater financial security through Universal Savings Accounts (USAs).
National conversations about wealth inequality in the United States have led to proposals for a wealth tax. Learn more here.