Last updated: February 24, 2017
Investments in efficiency are most cost-effective when electricity prices are highest. Smart meters are helping economists better estimate when electricity is needed to meet consumer demand.
Last updated: December 16, 2016
Airplanes are now the largest source of lead pollution in the United States. Americans hurt by lead exposure may be losing billions in lost wages.
Last updated: December 5, 2016
When New York is enveloped in pollution, the stock market loses value and sends a negative signal to global markets, a recent paper finds.
Last updated: November 21, 2016
Environmental regulations can hurt, but also create jobs, our newest research review finds. It depends on the health of the economy and the type of industry.
Last updated: October 31, 2016
A 2016 study in BMJ Injury Prevention finds that for every dollar New York City spends on new bike lanes, more people ride and overall public health improves.
Last updated: July 11, 2016
2016 study in Public Finance Review that tries to gauge the public’s interest in new sources of revenue to fund road construction and maintenance.
Last updated: July 5, 2016
A 2016 roundup of studies and papers that provide perspective on the ongoing debate over a proposed U.S. carbon tax.
Last updated: May 27, 2016
2016 study in Health Affairs that looks at the effectiveness of Medicaid programs in getting enrollees, who are twice as likely to smoke as the general population, to stop using tobacco.