2013 research overview on the effects of term limits on the positions that politicians take, by Jennifer Hayes Clark and Robert Lucas Williams, University of Houston.
2013 literature review of academic studies and paper that look at the minimum wage in the United States, its wider effects and policy implications.
2014 study for the National Bureau of Economic Research that focuses on the effectiveness of government anti-poverty policies since 1967, using the new measure from the U.S. Census Bureau.
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 study in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy on how higher local food prices correlate with higher food insecurity among the poor.
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
2013 study from Harvard University for the National Bureau of Economic Research on changes in the economic assimilation and mobility of U.S. immigrants .
July 2013 Congressional Research Service report providing key background information on the National Security Agency surveillance programs. Also included are related papers and scholarly perspectives.