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Understanding Racial Disparities in Health: The Income-Wealth Paradox
The authors examine the ways in which racial differences in health vary over the income-wealth distribution, comparing the self-reported health status of non-Hispanic whites with those of individuals of other races and ...
The Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR): A Solution to Wisconsin's Fiscal Problems or a Prescription for Future Fiscal Crises?
Facts do not support arguments in favor of an amendment to Wisconsin's constitution to limit government spending and taxing authority. The amendment's proposal to tie growth in per-capita or per-public spending to ...
Macroeconomic Management and Financial Stability: The Implications for East Asia
The determinants of economic and financial linkages between developed and developing countries, with special focus on East Asia, are explored. The paper discusses recent efforts to reform the international financial ...
Institutionalizing Neutrally Competent Policy Analysis: Resources for Promoting Objectivity and Balance in Consolidating Democracies
The creation of institutions that foster objective policy analysis can be eased if the organizations emphasize resources that include reputations of neutral competence, independence, use of professional norms, ...
The Political Economy of School Choice
This analysis of the complex political economy of school choice, primarily as it has developed in Wisconsin, focuses on how various forms of choicemagnet and private contract schools, open enrollment, vouchers and ...
The Impact of State Government Fiscal Crises on Local Governments and Schools
This paper discusses budgetary problems facing state governments, and explores the relationship between state government fiscal conditions and potential impacts on municipal governments and school districts. It ...