Research manager Josh Smith, and Innovation Fellow Katarina Hall comment on the unintended consequences of the suggested increase in wait time.
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.
This Research in Focus summarizes the data and existing research on student debt and possible policy reforms.
This Research in Focus examines how income tax policy shapes incentives for innovation and entrepreneurship in the United 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 comment evaluates the likely effects of proposed rule changes on competition in the electricity industry.
Strategic Reporting and the Effects of Water Use in Hydraulic Fracturing on Local Groundwater Levels in Texas
This research analyzes data to examine the effect of hydraulic fracturing on local water availability. Learn more here.
This paper examines the relationship between city finances, migration, and default, using both theoretical models and empirical analysis.
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.
This paper examines the causes of inertia in health insurance by examining Covered California, the largest U.S. health insurance Marketplace.
Jason Walsh and Chris Brozyna examine the effect of separating fisheries into Territorial Use Rights for Fisheries (TURFs).
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 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 study examines the relationship between increases in immigration and the stock prices of firms most likely to be affected by immigration.
This paper explores the academic literature on occupational licensing to understand whether licensing laws are contributing to this shortage.
This research explores how to address cybersecurity issues without stifling innovation in the growing network of interconnected devices.
This research examines how differences in immigration enforcement, at the city-level, determine the effects of enforcement on naturalization rates.
This research examines how immigrants, in particular, are impacted by occupational licensing rules in the US.
This research suggests that if policymakers were to reduce the cost of obtaining a license in their state, they could improve their economy.
This policy paper examines the role of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in regulating emerging nutrition technologies.
This policy paper reviews the relevant literature on the extent of executive discretion under the Antiquities Act. Learn more about the research here.
This research investigates where immigrants to the US choose to live and their impact on economic activity in cities across the US.
Modifications to Fuel Regulations to Provide Flexibility for E15 and to Elements of the Renewable Identification Number Compliance System
The EPA seeks comment on changes to rules governing sales of E15, a gasoline blend with up to 15% ethanol. Learn more about the research here.
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.