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Philanthropic Capital for Communities
Economics
May 02, 2022
This report explores the grantmaking activity of an extensive sample of community foundations and local United Way affiliates, with a particular focus on the support they provide to organizations involved in community and economic development.
Peak-Load Pricing with Quality-Differentiated Demand
Economics
January 21, 2022
This study, published in The American Economist, focuses on peak-load pricing and highway tolls.
The relationship of financial stress with the timing of the initial claim of U.S. Social Security retirement income
Economics
January 04, 2022
This paper, published in the Journal of the Economics of Aging, explores why some older adults claim Social Security benefits early and whether the level of an individual’s financial stress prior to the claiming decision is associated with a benefit claim at age 62.
Beyond Spending Levels: Revenue Uncertainty and the Performance of Local Governments
Economics
July 01, 2018
This study, published in the Journal of Urban Economics, estimates the impact of revenue uncertainty on Ohio public school districts’ educational effectiveness.
School District Operational Spending and Student Outcomes: Evidence From Tax Elections in Seven States
Economics
March 01, 2020
This study, published in the Journal of Public Economics, uses close tax elections to estimate the impact of school district funding increases on operational spending and student outcomes.
The Impact of the Earned Income Tax Credit on Household Finances
Economics
May 04, 2018
This study, published in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, analyzes how expansions to the federal and state Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) affected household finances over the past two decades.
Wage and Employment Growth in America’s Drug Epidemic: Is All Growth Created Equal?
Economics
September 01, 2018
This study, published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, examines the narrative whereby opioid overdoses among white, male, less-educated, rural workers have been caused by reduced economic opportunities borne by such people.
Child Cash Benefits and Family Expenditures: Evidence from the National Child Benefit
Economics
November 26, 2019
This study, published in the Canadian Journal of Economics, studies how income may improve child outcomes.
U.S. Foreign Policy for the Middle Class: Perspectives From Ohio
Economics
December 10, 2018
This study, published in the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, explores ways to make U.S. foreign policy work better for America’s middle class, even if their economic fortunes depend largely on domestic factors and policies.
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