Policy Matters is a series of reports that provide timely research and guidance on issues that are of concern to policymakers at the local, state, and national levels.
Issue 1: by Kurt Schwabe, Ken Baerenklau, and Ariel Dinar is entitled: Coping With Water Scarcity: The Effectiveness of Allocation-Based Pricing and Conservation Rebate Program in California’s Urban Sector
Issue 2: by Luciana Dar is entitled: Coping With Water Scarcity: The Effectiveness of Allocation-Based Pricing and Conservation Rebate Program in California’s Urban Sector
Issue 3: by Karthick Ramakrishnan and Allan Colbern is entitled: The California Package: Immigrant Integration and the Evolving Nature of State Citizenship
Issue 1: Jason Struna, Kevin Curwin, Edwin Elias, Ellen Reese, Tony Roberts, and Elizabeth Bingle, Unsafe and Unfair: Labor Conditions in the Warehouse Industry.
Issue 2: Juliann Allison, Ian Breckenridge-Jackson, Katja M. Guenther, Ali Lairy, Elizabeth Schwarz, Ellen Reese, Miryam E. Ruvalcaba, and Michael Walker, Is the Economic Crisis a Crisis of Social Justice Activism?
Issue 3: Fernando Lozano and Todd Sorensen, The Labor Market Effects of Immigration Reform.
Issue 2: John S. Levin, Virginia Montero Hernandez, and Christine Cerven, Succeeding in Community College: Advancing the Educational Progress of Working Students
Issue 1: John Cioffi, The Global Financial Crisis: Conflicts of Interest, Regulatory Failures, and Politics
Issue 1: Scott Brooks, Making Basketball Work: Ensuring Success in Youth Development Programs
Issue 2: Vanesa Estrada, The Housing Downturn and Racial Inequality
Issue 3: Patrick Guggino and Steven Brint, Does the No Child Left Behind Act Help or Hinder K-12 Education?
Issue 1: Karthick Ramakrishnan, Dino Bozonelos, Louise Hendrickson, and Tom Wong, Inland Gaps: Civic Inequalities in a High Growth Region
Issue 2: Juliann Allison and Jonathan Davidson, Collaborative Regional Planning In California: Potential Models for Sustainable Governance
Issue 3: Kenneth A. Baerenklau, W. Bowman Cutter, Autumn DeWoody, Ritu Sharma, and Joong Gwang Lee, Capturing Urban Stormwater Runoff: A Decentralized Market-Based Alternative
Issue 1: Robert K. Ream and Ricardo Stanton-Salazar, The Uprooted: Student Mobility and Academic Underachievement Among Mexican Americans
Issue 2: Kevin M. Esterling, When is Policy Analysis Used in Congress: The Case of Medicare Policy
Issue 3: David Fairris, The Effects of Living Wages on Workers and Firms: Evidence from the Los Angeles Ordinance
Issue 4: Mindy Marks and Kate Spilde Contreras, Lands of Opportunity: Social and Economic Effects of Tribal Gaming on Localities