2015 study published in the Journal of Economic Perspectives that examines the problems associated with collecting data using household surveys, including declining response rates.
2015 study published in Political Analysis that examines forecasts from the Social Security Administration to determine whether and why the federal agency has made errors in its projections.
2015 research brief from Scholars Strategy Network and the University of Iowa that explores inequalities in how U.S. government "safety net" programs serve the poor.
2015 study published in Economic Development Quarterly that examines how the impact fees that governments charge on new construction projects affect local employment.
2015 research brief that looks at the Republican divide over Medicaid expansion, by Alexander Hertel-Fernandez and Theda Skocpol of Harvard University.
2015 report from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and Minnesota Center for Fiscal Excellence analyzing effective property tax rates for homes and businesses in all 50 states.
2015 selection of research on performance-based funding for higher education, including unintended impacts, an international comparison and a case study involving one historically black university.
2015 study by Harvard and the American Enterprise Institute that examines the range of options governments have used to manage their levels of public debt.
2014 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research showing how increases in health care costs for public sector workers are addressed by government.
2014 papers in State and Local Government Review that present key principles for evaluating whether to refinance debt and how policy makers should proceed.