2011 report from the Urban Land Institute and Ernst & Young exploring the nation's current state of infrastructure repair, initiatives in process, and ongoing challenges.
2010 report by the United States Office of Management and Budget on the financial costs and benefits of government regulations on the economy.
2011 paper by the Research Institute of Industrial Economics on the observed correlations between the size of government and lowered economic growth rates
Range of reports, studies and working papers on the implications of the United States' carrying a large public debt.
2011 U.S. Government report on the challenges facing the Social Security system and its ability to meet its obligations to retirees and those on disability.
2011 report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development on widening income inequalities among its member countries worldwide.
2010 meta-study in the American Journal of Public Health on the broader consequences of raising alcohol prices.
2009 metastudy by the University of Florida examining the reported effects of alcohol price/taxes on purchasing and consumption habits.
2011 analysis by researchers from Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Wellesley College on the Commonwealth's insurance-requirement law.
2008 paper by California State University examines the state's manufacturing job loss and explores possible solutions.