Proponents of these laws have reasoned that giving driving privileges to undocumented migrants would improve public safety.
Utah legislators have been considering an income tax cut that will support the state’s growth and leave some reserves for a future rainy day.
Missouri lawmakers are considering reforms that support the state’s growth while leaving reserves available for potential economic downturn.
Online learning changed higher education and untapped potential to improve how we assess and credential students.
Most state budget surpluses, tax revenues, and rainy day funds are currently at 20-year highs. What should legislators do with these funds?
Many proposals classify and regulate social media companies as “common carriers”. These laws may not be good for the media marketplace.
This paper explores a modest but not insignificant opportunity to put a price on carbon that doesn’t raise consumer prices.
What are targeted cash assistance programs and what are their effects? CGO Visiting Scholar Max Ghenis discusses in this research in focus.
Research commercialization is when a university signs a contract with a private company. Does location matter for these deals?
Between 2002 and 2017, states passed legislation allowing psychologists to prescribe psychotropic medication. What happened to suicides rates?
Using unique bank-level data for South Dakota, the author finds there was a substantial rise in the number of bank stockholders after 1924.
This policy paper provides an overview of how to reform occupational licensing in Utah to ensure that consumers benefit.
This paper analyses the impact of peer-to-peer markets and how to regulate these industries to create the best results for consumers.
This experiment examines how police accountability can have both negative and positive effects on the crime rate and false convictions.
Flanigan argues that scope of practice laws restrict patients' access to specific services and limit their choice of healthcare providers.
This analyzes COVID contacts in commercial spaces using smartphone data and studies the impact of price-gouging laws on mitigation efforts.
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 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.
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.
Will Rinehart examines the existing research on the effectiveness of GONs in adding value to local communities.
In 1980, 92 beer producers existed. Today, there are 8,386. This paper analyzes state regulations and their impacts.
This paper explores how reforming the U.S. tax code allows gig economy workers greater financial security through USAs.
This examines cities that switched from at-large to ward elections and the effects on how many building permits cities issue for housing.
This study examines crime rates in Arizona before and after the passage of SB 1070. Learn more about the research here.
In this paper, researchers focus on the impacts scope-of-practice laws have on dental hygienists and the use and cost of dental care.
Researchers found that counties where more Danes migrated after 1880 then specialized in dairying and used more modern practices.
The authors of this paper extend previous research by examining the effects of UILPs on insurance rates. Learn more about the research here.