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Working Papers

The CLOSUP Working Paper Series is targeted toward academic audiences and informed policymakers and includes research papers that are complete and ready for public presentation. Any topic relevant to local, state, and/or urban policy issues is eligible for inclusion. Current papers in the series are presented below.

The Durability of Carbon Cap‐and‐Trade Policy
Barry G. Rabe, University of Michigan

Taxing Fracking: The Politics of State Severance Taxes in the Shale Era
Barry G. Rabe, University of Michigan, and Rachel Hampton, University of Michigan

Transformation of America’s Metropolitan Area Economies: Lessons from Four Decades
George A. Fulton, Donald R. Grimes, Yuanlei Zhu Institute for Research on Labor, Employment, and the Economy and Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics

Feasibility and Implications of the Michigan 2012 Proposal 3 for a 25% State Renewable Portfolio Standard
Elisabeth Moyer, Sean Johnson, Lexie Goldberger, Joe Zhu, Center for Robust Decision-making on Climate and Energy Policy, University of Chicago

Labor Market Outcomes and the Transition to Adulthood
Sheldon H. Danziger and David Ratner, University of Michigan

The Pursuit of Responsible Development: Addressing Anticipated Benefits and Unwanted Burdens through Community Benefit Agreements
Larissa Larsen

Are Big Cities Really Bad Places to Live? Improving Quality-of-Life Estimates across Cities
David Albouy

What Helps or Hinders Nonprofit Developers in Reusing Vacant, Abandoned, and Contaminated Property? Findings from Detroit and Cleveland
Margaret Dewar

Other Working Papers Series at UM

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