New study by our director Charles Courtemanche and co-authors Jordan Jones, Antonios M. Koumpias, and Daniela Zapata that examines the connection between state Medicaid expansions and adult mortality was featured on Marginal Revolution
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Charles Courtemanche, Jordan Jones, Antonios M. Koumpias, Daniela Zapata
Benjamin V. Rosa
Michael F. Pesko
Abigail S. Friedman, Michael F. Pesko
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Congratulations to VACE's Fall 2022 Monday Night Session Entrepreneurs Bootcamp 1.0 winners! ISFE was proud to provide the prize money for this great competition!
1st Place: Erin Webb/Advosense
2nd Place: Vaugh Holder/Tranquil
3rd Place: Bertin Louis & Tina Ho/Navigating Higher Education
4th Place: Mark Litvin/Revelation Woodworking
5th Place: Demethra Sanders/Be Fly Fitness
Congrats to our director Charles Courtemanche and co-authors Rahi Abouk, Dhaval Dave, Bo Feng, Abigail Friedman, Catherine Maclean, Michael Pesko, Joseph Sabia, and Samuel Safford on their paper “Intended and Unintended Effects of E-cigarette Taxes on Youth Tobacco Use” being accepted for publication in the Journal of Health Economics!
This paper was previously released as ISFE Working Paper No. 41
Aaron Yelowitz, ISFE Affiliate, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship in a hearing entitled "Small Business Franchising: An Overview of the Industry, SBA's Role, and Legislative Proposals."
A study by our affiliate, Aaron Yelowitz, and economist, Brian Blase, is referenced in this Committee on Ways and Means GOP article.