This research paper, published by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University in December 2014, examines the economic and societal effects of the rise of the “sharing economy,” defined by the au
Ohio’s energy efficiency resource standard requires regulated utilities to meet a schedule of reductions in customer energy consumption culminating in a 22 percent reduction by 2025.
This working paper, published by Mercatus Center at George Mason University Financial Markets Working Group program director Hester Peirce, examines the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC
Supporters of local governments’ eminent domain policies often claim that takings of private property will lead to lead to higher levels of tax revenue for government.
“Use it or lose it,” a term applied to the phenomenon of government agencies’ spending sprees prior to the conclusion of the fiscal year, in hopes of warding off future budget cuts.
This policy brief, published by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, explores some of the policy implications surrounding the relaxation of municipalities' taxi regulations.
This paper addresses the frequency with which cities impose land use regulations to coerce environmentally friendly development?
This working paper, authored by Touro College’s Jacob D.
Many states have certificate-of-need regulations, which prohibit hospitals, nursing homes, and ambulatory surgical centers from entering new markets or making changes to the existing capa
In this paper, San Jose State University economics professor Jeffery Rogers Hummel discusses why fears of interest-rate inflation, caused by the Federal Reserve’s plan to retreat from years of quan