Revenues Likely Nearing the End of Their Robust Growth Phase
According to the new State Revenue Report, at the end of Fiscal 2013 inflation-adjusted revenue collections surpasses the peak levels recorded in fiscal 2008. While most states reported strong revenue growth in the first and second quarters of 2013, early figures indicate that the growth has softened significantly since then.
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National Network to Report on Implementation of ACA
The Rockefeller Institute and the Fels Institute of the University of Pennsylvania are working with researchers in 29 states to study the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. Richard P. Nathan (senior fellow, Rockefeller Institute) and Michael Rich (associate professor, Emory University) are coordinating the long-term study. Thomas Gais and John DiIulio briefly describe the study in this announcement.
New Research from 2013 APPAM Conference
Rockefeller Institute researchers presented four papers at the 2013 conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM). Swati Desai presented a paper evaluating homeless services in NYC and another on performance measurement. Erika Martin discussed how state health reforms affect HIV transmission, testing, and care. Thomas Gais proposed a national prize for small-scale random-assignment evaluations of human service innovations.
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By James Fossett
As the first anniversary of the landfall of Superstorm Sandy approaches, Rockefeller Institute Senior Fellow James Fossett evaluates how federal, state, and local government recovery efforts are proceeding. He finds that while progress has been made, the recovery effort is still a work in progress and much remains to be done.
By Erika Martin
In two just released journal articles in the nationally prominent journals Health Affairs and Public Administration Review, Rockefeller Institute Fellow Dr. Erika Martin and her collaborator Dr. Bruce Schackman, from Weill Cornell Medical College, reveal how the newly adopted Affordable Care Act will change health care delivery for people living with HIV, uncertainty in how state HIV programs need to adapt, and how these effects will differ across states.
By Jason E. Lane and Kevin Kinser
Deputy Director for Research Jason E. Lane and Institute Fellow Kevin Kinser examine the growing reliance by the United States on foreign students and foreign workers to fuel our knowledge economy. They suggest that the recent decline in interest from Chinese students may portend a long-term problem for the nation’s economic vitality if fewer foreign students come to the U.S. for their education.
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