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 paper for NBER showing how increases in health care for public sector workers are addressed by government.
2014 study in Public Administration Review examining the impact of public officials’ corruption on states’ expenditures, borrowing, salaries, and more.
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
2014 report from the Congressional Research Service on the use of the current mortgage-interest deduction as well as four possible methods for reforming it.
2014 papers in State and Local Government Review that present key principles for evaluating whether to refinance debt and how policy makers should proceed.
2014 in Public Administration Review showing how competition between nearby rich and poor communities affects local policy choices.
2013 study in First Monday on how public libraries are increasingly playing a role, largely unfunded, in helping citizens navigate government services.