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.
This Research in Focus explains why highway expansion has, at best, only a limited impact on congestion. Learn more about the research here.
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.
This research provides insight into how U.S. companies are responding to a growing body of climate research and public pressures related to climate change.
This analysis highlights the competitive benefits and costs that result from choices in constitutional governance.
This research examines the costs of expanding highway capacity as well and how the unintended consequences of doing so may actually increase demand.
Current policies exempting services and partially exempting groceries are unlikely to effectively minimize the tax burden on Utah’s consumers.
This research examines the existing literature on crime rates among immigrants as well as the effects of public policy to legalize illegal immigrants.
This research examines the effects of renewable portfolio standards (RPS) on electricity prices. Learn more about the research here.
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.
The use of bots in the online ticket reselling space helps get tickets to those who value them most. See the public interest comment here.
This paper summarizes the academic research on the impact of refugees on labor markets in the United States. Learn more about the research here.
This policy paper analyzes surveys of private landowners to better understand factors that deter them from engaging in conservation efforts.
This paper examines the effect of policy changes that increased public disclosure requirements associated with lobbying.
Drawing on previous research, the authors evaluate likely outcomes of the proposed rule change. Learn more about the research here.
Drawing on previous research, the authors evaluate likely outcomes of the proposed rule change from the Fish and Wildlife Service.
Research suggests the stock prices of those stocks held by congressional members increase when restrictions on insider trading are relaxed.
This research explores the environmental consequences of mandating ethanol in greater detail and makes policy recommendations.
CGO Research Manager, Josh T. Smith, writes about the problems with certain net metering policies and how this cost shift can hurt lower-income households.
This research creates a taxonomy for better understanding regulation that accounts for public and private enforcement.