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Constraints on New Hampshire’s Workforce Recovery

March 31, 2021 / Comments Off on Constraints on New Hampshire’s Workforce Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic created a range of health, economic, and social policy challenges for New Hampshire. Changes in economic conditions have deepened existing challenges for vulnerable populations and communities, while other households have faced new challenges around decisions regarding employment and child care that they had never anticipated. As New Hampshire seeks to accelerate its […]

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What are the Potential Benefits of Universal Access to Retirement Savings?

December 15, 2020 / Comments Off on What are the Potential Benefits of Universal Access to Retirement Savings?

In Collaboration with Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy, Center for Retirement Initiatives.   What are the Potential Benefits of Universal Access to Retirement Savings? An Analysis of National Options to Expand Coverage The Center for Retirement Initiatives (CRI) at Georgetown University engaged ESI to assist the Center in developing an analysis of national […]

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Supporting Governments with Analysis and Insights

November 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Supporting Governments with Analysis and Insights

Recent months have brought unprecedented challenges for governments of all types as they seek to provide safety, prosperity and equity for their citizens. In recent months, ESI’s Government and Public Policy team has worked with our clients across multiple levels of government to help them with both the nuts and bolts and big picture challenges […]

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Concentrated LIHTC Affordable Housing Increases Neighborhood Property Values, according to paper co-authored by ESI researchers

November 12, 2020 / Comments Off on Concentrated LIHTC Affordable Housing Increases Neighborhood Property Values, according to paper co-authored by ESI researchers

Principal and Founder Richard Voith along with Senior Analyst Jing Liu coauthored a paper named “Is More Affordable Housing Better? The Housing Price Effects of Concentrating LIHTC Developments in Los Angeles” and was presented at the Association for Public Policy and Management Research Conference on November 12.   This is one of the products of […]

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Government and Public Policy

August 31, 2020 / Comments Off on Government and Public Policy

About Critical Insights for Sound Public Policy Governments are confronted with difficult choices regarding how they raise and allocate resources, design and implement programs in ways that provide opportunities and improve the quality of life of their citizens. ESI’s government and public policy practice combines rigorous analytical capabilities with a depth of experience to help […]

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The Fiscal Impacts of Insufficient Retirement Savings in Colorado

February 28, 2020 / Comments Off on The Fiscal Impacts of Insufficient Retirement Savings in Colorado

ESI was commissioned in 2019 by the legislatively created Colorado Secure Savings Plan Board to study the economic and fiscal impacts of insufficient retirement savings in Colorado as part of the state’s consideration of efforts to address inadequate retirement preparedness among private sector workers. The analysis demonstrated that the financial capacity of elderly households to […]

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