Center for Policy Research Winter 2018 News & Research Consumer Reports TomDennison (PAIA) was quoted in the C onsumer Reports story, “How Big Healthcare Mergers Like CVS and Aetna Could Affect You.” Read more CBS: MoneyWatch ShannonMonnat (Sociology) was interviewed for the CBSMoneyWatch article, “Could your Pharmacy Replace your Doctor?” Read more The Atlantic Len Burman (PAIA) was interviewed for The Atlantic’s article “The United States Is Already a Low-Tax Country.” Read more Times Union JohnYinger’s (Economics/PAIA) research was cited by the Times Union for the article “School Officials Document Rise in Disabilities.” Read more Faculty in theMedia In This Issue Badi Baltagi: The BrazilianWage Curve: New 1 Evidence from the National Household Survey Len Burman : Is U.S. Corporate Income Double 1 Taxed? Alfonso Flores-Lagunes : Going Beyond LATE: 2 Average Treatment Effects of Job Corps Training Emily Gutierrez : Do State Employment Eligibility 3 Verification Laws Affect Job Turnover? Colleen Heflin : The Role of Social Positioning in 3 Observed Patterns of Material Hardship Yilin Hou : Road to Local Property Taxation: China’s 4 Policy Process for Adoption and Issues in Tax Design ShannonMonnat : More than a Rural Revolt: 5 Landscapes of Despair and the 2016 Presidential Election Jindong Pang and Shulin Shen : Measuring the 5 Diffusion of Housing Prices Across Space and Over Time: Replication and Further Evidence David Popp : From Science to Technology: The 6 Value of Knowledge fromDifferent Energy Research Institutions Maxwell Syracuse University CENTER FOR POLICY RESEARCH