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.
This experiment examines how police accountability can have both negative and positive effects on the crime rate and false convictions.
Author Jessica Flanigan finds that scope of practice laws unnecessarily limit patients’ ability to seek specific services from their providers and restrict the range of providers they can see.
This paper examines cities that switched from at-large to ward elections and the effects it had on how many building permits cities issue for housing.
In this paper, researchers focus on the impacts scope-of-practice laws have on dental hygienists and the use and cost of dental care.
The authors of this paper extend previous research by examining the effects of UILPs on insurance rates. Learn more about the research here.
In this paper, researchers examine if 287(g) programs, partnerships between federal officials and local law enforcement, are reducing crime.
Home-based businesses provide real economic opportunity to entrepreneurs and small business owners and play a meaningful role in the economy overall.
Stringent Immigration Enforcement and the Mental Health and Health-Risk Behaviors of Hispanic Adolescent Students
The authors of this paper investigate the impact of the enforcement of SB 1070 on the mental condition of Hispanic adolescents.
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.
Dr. Hansen’s research suggests that marijuana and alcohol are substitutes. As marijuana becomes easier for consumers to access, individuals, drink less, as seen in fewer alcohol-related car crashes in Idaho.
This paper examines the relationship between city finances, migration, and default, using both theoretical models and empirical analysis.
This study finds that there is an initial twenty-two percent reduction in the number of criminal cases filed in areas affected by the fracking boom.
This paper explores the academic literature on occupational licensing to understand whether licensing laws are contributing to this shortage.
This research suggests that if policymakers were to reduce the cost of obtaining a license in their state, they could improve their economy.
Current policies exempting services and partially exempting groceries are unlikely to effectively minimize the tax burden on Utah’s consumers.
This paper examines the existing research on the effects of occupational licensing and concludes with a discussion of possible reforms.