Research Roundup

Jan 26, 2012

In this week’s Research Roundup: Reports from Minnesota Common Cause, Progress Texas, the National Partnership for Women & Families and the Center for Women and Work at Rutgers University, Retail Action Project, the Mississippi Economic Policy Center, and more.

Jan 19, 2012

In this week’s Research Roundup: Recent reports from NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Political Economy Research Institute, Center for Economic and Policy Research, US Action Education Fund, Center for Rural Strategies, Pew Center on the States, Good Jobs First, Commonwealth Fund, Economic Opportunity Institute, and more.

Dec 02, 2011

In this week’s Research Roundup: Reports from the National Employment Law Project on how states are recouping millions in lost revenue by cracking down on employee misclassification, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies on the resegregating of politics in the South, the Center for Working Families on exactly how many New York state taxpayers are affected by the Millionaires’ Tax, the Economic Policy Institute on state jobs data and the evidence on the effect of regulations on job growth, and the New England Journal of Medicine on the effect that the 2012 elections may have on the Affordable Care Act and health care.

Sep 23, 2011

In this week’s Research Roundup: Resources from the Economic Policy Institute on how “right-to-work” is the wrong answer for Michigan’s economy, PHI PolicyWorks on state-by-state profiles of the fast-growing direct-care workforce, Citizens for Tax Justice on the revenue provisions in President Obama’s jobs bill, Families USA on potential cuts to health care emerging from the deficit reduction debate in Congress, the National Employment Law Center

Sep 15, 2011

In this week’s Research Roundup: Reports from Demos on a better jobs plan for the nation, the West Virginia Policy Center and North Carolina Justice Center on the state of the economy for working families, the Commonwealth Fund on the latest status of state health insurance exchange legislation,  the U.S.