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The COVID-19 Pandemic and Student Achievement on Ohio’s Third-Grade English Language Arts Assessment
COVID-19, Education Policy
January 27, 2021
This report draws on data from the fall administration of Ohio’s annual Third-Grade English Language Arts assessment to examine how the COVID pandemic has affected student learning in the state....
Experimental Estimates of the Student Attendance Production Function
Education Policy
January 25, 2021
This study evaluates factors, policies and practices that impact and improve student attendance. Published in the journal of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis....
The Role of Consumer and Mortgage Debt for Financial Stress
Urban Policy and Housing
November 10, 2020
This study in the journal of Aging and Mental Health examines the extent to which credit cards, other consumer debts, and mortgage debt increase financial stress.
Activating Community Resilience: The Emergence of COVID-19 Funds Across the United States
Nonprofit Management
November 02, 2020
This article in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly draws upon concepts of community resilience to explore the antecedents of community philanthropic organizations’ response to COVID-19.
Rent-Seeking through Collective Bargaining: Teachers Unions and Education Production
Education Policy
November 01, 2020
This study, published in the Economics of Education Review, explores how teachers unions affect education production by comparing outcomes between districts allocating new tax revenue amidst collectiv...
The Three Ages of Government, From the Person, to the Group, to the World
Civic Engagement, Advocacy and Volunteerism
November 01, 2020
This book, by Jos C.N. Raadschelders, provides the information that all citizens should have about their connections to government, why there is a government, what it does, how it does it, and why we ...
How Federally Insured Reverse Mortgages Affect the Credit Outcomes of Older Adults
Urban Policy and Housing
September 22, 2020
  This study, published in the Journal of Consumer Affairs, examines how the extraction of home equity through the federally insured Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) affects the credit outcomes...
Debt Stress and Debt Illusion: The Role of Consumer Credit, Reverse and Standard Mortgages
Urban Policy and Housing
September 18, 2020
This study examines the relationship of debt stress and reverse mortgage borrowing and compares it to stress from standard mortgages and consumer debt.