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.
2014 study published in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management that explores the state and federal tax consequences of legalizing same-sex marriage.
2013 collection of academic studies and research papers on the United States Postal Service, including its Constitutional mandate, legal constraints and financial situation.
2014 study in Public Administration Review examining the impact of public officials' corruption on states' expenditures, borrowing, salaries, and more.
2014 study in Annual Review of Political Science looking at the impact of the Great Recession and demographic shifts on state and local finance.
2014 study in Public Administration Review on how K–12 public education fared during the recession to better understand the choices made by school districts