2015 selection of research that helps define, understand and analyze the sharing economy, those who participate in it and its economic impact.
2016 collection of research and reports aimed at helping journalists write about the public policy debate surrounding transgender individuals and bathroom access.
2015 updated selection of research on the wide range of impacts of retail chain stores, including on small local business, county-level employment, and more.
2015 study published in
Electronic News that explores how consumers view the economic nature of news and consumers’ willingness to pay for multi-platform news products.
2015 report from Yale University and the University of Florida that estimates the amount of solid waste the U.S. disposed of in 2012 and analyzes the effectiveness of U.S. landfills at capturing gas emissions.
2015 study published in
Economic Development Quarterly that examines how the impact fees that governments charge on new construction projects affect local employment.
2015 research brief from Montclair State University and Scholars Strategy Network that looks at how teacher turnover and burnout can affect “no excuses” charter schools.
2015 research brief that looks at the Republican divide over Medicaid expansion, by Alexander Hertel-Fernandez and Theda Skocpol of Harvard University.
2015 study from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School that explores how the federal Affordable Care Act has affected out-of-pocket costs for various methods of birth control.
2015 paper from Uppsala University and the London School of Economics on the economic effects of industrial robots, based on data collected from 1993 to 2007 in 17 countries.
2015 research brief exploring anti-Olympics activism in its many forms and its affects on host cities by Jules Boykoff, Pacific University, Oregon and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2015 study in the
American Economic Review examining whether private firms are dis-incentivized from investing in long-term cancer research.
For this 2015 working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research, researchers tested economic models to predict how much smart machines may eventually replace human labor.
2015 paper from researchers at the Congressional Budget Office examining various theories of earnings loss from job displacement.
2015 report from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and Minnesota Center for Fiscal Excellence analyzing effective property tax rates for homes and businesses in all 50 states.