2014 selection of research on the wide range of impacts of retail chain stores, including on small local business, county-level employment, and more.
2014 research brief on the durability of “special interest” tax breaks, based on nearly 20 years worth of data, by Jake Haselswerdt of the University of Michigan.and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2014 in Public Administration Review showing how competition between nearby rich and poor communities affects local policy choices.
2014 study by Dartmouth on how voters’ perceptions of themselves as beneficiaries of federal spending can affect their subsequent choice of presidential candidates.
2014 study in State and Local Government Review finds that both liberal- and conservative-leaning counties with charters tend to spend more than those with less autonomy.
2014 study published in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management that explores the state and federal tax consequences of legalizing same-sex marriage.
2014 study by Thomas Piketty and Gabriel Zucman in the Quarterly Journal of Economics exploring the dynamics of wealth and income inequality.
2014 paper in OECD Social, Employment, and Migration Working Papers on the rise of top earners among wealthy, developed countries.
2014 study in Annual Review of Political Science looking at the impact of the Great Recession and demographic shifts on state and local finance.
2014 study in Public Administration Review on how K–12 public education fared during the recession to better understand the choices made by school districts