This paper analyses key trends of the impact of peer-to-peer markets and how to regulate these industries to create the best results for consumers.
In this Research in Focus brief, Utah State University economist Craig Palsson examines who would bear the effects of a tax on peer-to-peer car sharing.
In Regulation and Economic Opportunity: Blueprints for Reform, editors Dr. Adam Hoffer and Dr. Todd Nesbit assemble 27 experts to explain what all of these regulations mean and how to improve them to promote economic opportunity.
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, 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.
State-level occupational licensing reform would be an important step toward a lasting economic recovery post-COVID-19.
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 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.
In this paper, the authors test whether smaller refiners are actually hurt by the RFS. Learn more about the research here.
Home-based businesses provide real economic opportunity to entrepreneurs and small business owners and play a meaningful role in the economy overall.
Update to the Regulations Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act
There are better ways to protect the environment than requiring agencies to engage in multi-year long reviews before every major action.
The proposal to split the band to allow some unlicensed use while preserving part of the band for ITS not limited to DSRC is a step in the right direction.
Research manager Josh Smith, and Innovation Fellow Katarina Hall comment on the unintended consequences of the suggested increase in wait time.
Estimating the Effect of New Jersey’s 2005 Administrative-Nurse Mandate on Mortality and Availability of Care for Hemodialysis Patients
This paper uses a synthetic control method to compare patient outcomes in New Jersey to a control group of states.
This paper discusses key trends in housing affordability and analyzes the effects of policy interventions designed to increase homeownership and make housing more affordable.
This policy paper examines ongoing changes in the cost of attending college, and debt financing of college over the past few decades.
Jason Walsh and Chris Brozyna examine the effect of separating fisheries into Territorial Use Rights for Fisheries (TURFs).
This research explores how to address cybersecurity issues without stifling innovation in the growing network of interconnected devices.
This policy paper examines the role of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in regulating emerging nutrition technologies.
How can traffic congestion be reduced in urban areas? Variable tolls charge drivers a higher fee to use a highway when it's congested.
The authors review the latest research regarding the causes, consequences, and the implications of housing crises.
This research examines the effect of down payment requirements on rates of homeownership in the US. Learn more about the research here.
A broad cross-section of self-reported motives, methods, and prices used by private companies engaging in internal carbon pricing.
This research presents evidence of a “lost cohort” of individuals who have higher rates of prison admission compared to the generations before and after.
This paper examines the existing research on the effects of occupational licensing and concludes with a discussion of possible reforms.