Salim Furth | Working Paper
Localities suspended many eviction procedures in March to prevent exposure to COVID-19, and Salim Furth predicts a coming surge in eviction filings after the moratoria. He suggests policymakers can avoid a drastic shock to the rental market by encouraging renegotiation, limiting the pace of evictions, and creating incentives for landlord forbearance.
Dustin Chambers and Colin O'Reilly | Working Paper
In their newest working paper, Dustin Chambers and Colin O’Reilly argue that income inequality and federal regulatory restrictions are linked, and demonstrate that states exposed to more federal regulation tend to have higher income inequality as measured by the Gini coefficient.
Matthew D. Mitchell, Adam Thierer and Patrick McLaughlin | Policy Brief
COVID-19 has caused policymakers to suspend or modify regulations that prevented quick action. This raises the question of whether these regulations were necessary — or even harmful — in the first place, and the even more critical question of how policymakers should deal with suspended rules once the crisis has passed. Read more on this from Matthew Mitchell, Adam Thierer, and Patrick McLaughlin in their new policy brief.