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.
Study from the University of California, Berkeley on how different social and economic strata in the United States fared during and after the Great Recession.
2014 in Public Administration Review showing how competition between nearby rich and poor communities affects local policy choices.
2014 report from the U.S. Census Bureau paints a detailed picture of those over 65 in the United States, including health care spending, employment and diversity.
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.