In this paper, economist Omid Bagheri examines if immigrants are a cheaper workforce than natives.
In her analysis, author Chandrayee Chatterjee finds that the likelihood of being newly married decreased following Medicaid expansion.
In this quarterly poll (administered by YouGov), we continue to unpack how Americans view today’s major tech platforms.
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.
In this paper, the authors test whether smaller refiners are actually hurt by the RFS. Learn more about the research here.
The US Postal Savings System and the Collapse of Building and Loan Associations during the Great Depression
In this working paper, authors explore how competition from the US Postal Savings System affected private financial institutions.
In this policy paper, Jenkins, Dougher, and Garlick begin by examining how the maintenance backlog was created and why it has persisted over time.
In this working paper, authors find that a shortened settlement cycle leads to increased liquidity, particularly for more difficult-to-borrow securities.
In this paper, immigration scholars discuss points-based and merit-based immigration reform proposals before detailing their limitations.
This research explores the key issues underlying the VSL, including problems with the broader practice of monetizing nonmarket goods. Learn more here.
This Research in Focus summarizes the data and existing research on student debt and possible policy reforms.
This policy paper examines ongoing changes in the cost of attending college, and debt financing of college over the past few decades.
This paper examines the causes of inertia in health insurance by examining Covered California, the largest U.S. health insurance Marketplace.
This paper summarizes key findings from this literature and provides suggestions for how to increase resiliency in U.S. housing markets.
Monumental Debate – What Past Reforms of the Antiquities Act Can Teach Us about Current Controversies
This research suggests that past reforms have been effective at limiting executive power to designate large national monuments in western states without increasing the vulnerability of valuable landscapes and artifacts on federal lands.
This policy paper reviews the relevant literature on the extent of executive discretion under the Antiquities Act. Learn more about the research here.
The use of bots in the online ticket reselling space helps get tickets to those who value them most. See the public interest comment here.
This paper examines the effect of policy changes that increased public disclosure requirements associated with lobbying.
Research suggests the stock prices of those stocks held by congressional members increase when restrictions on insider trading are relaxed.