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Beyond Spending Levels: Revenue Uncertainty and the Performance of Local Governments
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
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
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?
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
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
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.
The Economic Impact of the Trade Skirmish of 2018 on the Nation and Ohio
March 01, 2019
This brief, published by the Ohio Manufacturing Institute, examines the trade conflict sparked by the federal government’s initiation of tariffs in 2018 to protect the U.S. steel and aluminum industries.
The Cost-Effectiveness of Economic Resilience
November 29, 2021
This paper, published by the International Journal of Production Economics, incorporates resilience into longstanding economic production theory and identifies the key components for evaluating the cost and effectiveness of resilience.
Advances in the Empirical Estimation of Disaster Resilience
November 18, 2021
This study, published by the Handbook on the Economics of Natural Disasters, summarizes key contributions and advances in the empirical estimation of disaster resilience.
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