National conversations about wealth inequality in the United States have led to proposals for a wealth tax. Learn more here.
This working paper from Washington University's Yuki Otsu finds no evidence that sanctuary policies cause an increase in crime overall.
A contingent wage subsidy would cover all new labor costs contingent on less than a certain number of workers being hired.
This essay discusses the positive-sum benefits of immigration and decentralized solutions to immigrant needs during COVID-19.
Examples that highlight the key role immigrants play in western countries and provide several important lessons for policy.
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.
This paper examines the process by which user interactions give shape to social order in VRChat. Learn more about the research here.
By basing the proposal on data, FAA maintains its record as an unbiased and credible source of regulatory standards. See the public interest comment here.
The United States will become stronger than ever, and far stronger than China, by embracing its heritage of exceptional openness.
To retain the gains from international trade, immigration, and global capital flows, we need to modernize economic policy to suit the current era.
This research-in-focus piece reviews the existing literature that measures the economic impacts of various types of federal land on nearby communities.
Using data over 18 years, the study examines crime rates in Arizona before and after the passage of SB 1070. Learn more about the research here.
The United States should be a beacon of opportunity that welcomes talented, hard-working people, not one that closes its doors to foreigners.
Reform should expand immigration, not contract it. Immigration is advantageous to America's economic growth and to our role in a global recovery.
Economic integration and openness to foreign talent are a stronger path for long-term success as a country. See William Kerr's symposium contribution 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.
One of the dangers of a crisis is that measures are initially put in place as temporary yet remain thereafter. It’s happened before.
The importance of immigrant entrepreneurs as firm founders and job creators has grown significantly over the last few decades.
Despite their distinct contributions to the economy during the pandemic, many immigrants have been largely excluded from CARES protections.
Researchers found that counties where more Danes migrated after 1880 then specialized in dairying and used more modern practices. Learn more here.
COVID-19 risks are generating fear and uncertainty, which may trigger further aversion to immigration and even more restrictive policies.
As we consider reforms to our immigration system, we should not be pushing away the very people who are saving lives.
America has been unique in being both the best country in the world to start a business and being relatively open to aspiring entrepreneurs.
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, economists Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes and Monica Deza examine the effects of sanctuary policies on domestic violence.
In this research paper, Dr. Craig Palsson explores how the Haitian government invested in developing its capacity. Learn more about the research here.
It is crucial that tax policy not stand in the way of the expansion of New Economy businesses that have proven invaluable during the pandemic.
Salary guarantees and work sharing would enhance the U.S. safety net and enable the economy to better cope with demand shocks.
In this paper, the authors test whether smaller refiners are actually hurt by the RFS. Learn more about the research here.