2013 study in First Monday on how public libraries are increasingly playing a role, largely unfunded, in helping citizens navigate government services.
2013 literature review of academic studies and paper that look at the minimum wage in the United States, its wider effects and policy implications.
2013 study published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston on the growing gap between the revenues that state and local governments receive and their mandatory long-term obligations.
2013 study in State and Local Government Review on the nature of public-private service delivery and the potential benefits and risks of the various forms it can take.
2013 review of studies and papers with fact-based information on the Affordable Care Act’s enrollment programs, which began in certain states on Oct. 1, 2013.
2013 reports by the nonpartisan Office of Management and Budget and Congressional Research Service on shutdown’s impact on the economy and employment.
2013 research review on participatory budgeting, including American Review of Public Administration study on its impact on organizational effectiveness.
2013 selection of recent research on the possibility of a U.S. default on its debt and Congressional negotiations over raising the debt ceiling.
2011 report by the Congressional Research Service on the details of a shutdown and the impact of the last such event, in 1995-1996
Study from the University of California, Berkeley on how different social and economic strata in the United States fared during and after the Great Recession.