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The $5 Billion Cost of Construction Fatalities in the United States: A 50 State Comparison

A Comparison of Highway Construction Costs in the Midwest and Nationally: Policy Brief

The Economic, Fiscal, and Social Effects of Ohio’s Prevailing Wage Law: Research Report

Prevailing Wage and Military Veterans in Connecticut: Applied Policy Brief


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Union Decline and Economic Redistribution: A Report on Twelve Midwest States

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A Comparison of Highway Construction Costs in the Midwest and Nationally: Policy Brief

A Minimum-Wage Worker Cannot Afford a Modest Apartment: Evidence from Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Indiana, and Iowa

Causes of Indiana’s Road Funding Gap: Inflation, Fuel Efficiency, and Inaction

Common Sense Construction: The Economic Impacts of Indiana’s Common Construction Wage

Competency Needed: Addressing Iowa’s Skilled Construction Worker Shortage

Construction Careers Versus Construction Jobs: A Case Study of Two Construction Sectors in the Twin Cities Region

Gas Taxes in the United States and Globally: Failing to Address Transportation Infrastructure

HB 1002: Investing in Indiana’s Future

Increasing Horizontal Construction through the Gas Tax: Benefits to Clinton County, IA

P3s: Where Wall Street Meets Main Street

Prevailing Wage and Military Veterans in Connecticut: Applied Policy Brief 

Prevailing Wage and Military Veterans in Minnesota: Applied Policy Brief

Prevailing Wage and Military Veterans in Wisconsin: Applied Policy Brief

Prevailing Wage Repeal Cannot Result in “44 Percent Savings:” Evidence from Southwestern Wisconsin

Road and Bridge Construction Workers in the Midwest: Productive, High-Skilled, and Well-Paid

Road and Bridge Report: Wisconsin vs. Illinois vs. Iowa

School Construction and Prevailing Wage in Minnesota: Economic Commentary

Self-Sufficient Construction Workers: Why Prevailing Wage Laws are the Best Deal for Taxpayers

States with Higher Minimum Wages Added More Jobs: April 2015 – April 2016

The $5 Billion Cost of Construction Fatalities in the United States: A 50 State Comparison

The Benefits of the Illiana Expressway: An Opportunity for Indiana

The Cost of Construction Injuries and Fatalities in Illinois, Indiana, and Iowa: Economic Commentary

The Cost of Repealing Michigan’s Prevailing Wage Policy: Impacts on Total Construction Costs and Economic Activity

The Economic, Fiscal, and Social Effects of Kentucky’s Prevailing Wage Law: Research Report

The Economic, Fiscal, and Social Effects of Ohio’s Prevailing Wage Law: Research Report

The Energy Sector in Minnesota: Getting Down and Dirty on Clean Energy Opportunities in Minnesota

The Impact of Construction Dues in Minnesota: An Organizational and Individual-Level Analysis

The Impact of Prevailing Wage Laws on Military Veterans: An Economic and Labor Market Analysis

The Impact of Prevailing Wage Laws on Military Veterans: Report Fact Sheet

The IN-RIDE Proposal: A Modern, Sustainable Policy to Fund Transportation Infrastructure

The State of the Unions 2016: A Profile of Unionization in Chicago, in Illinois, and in America

The State of the Unions 2016: A Profile of Unionization in Iowa and America

The State of the Unions 2016: A Profile of Unionization in Indianapolis, in Indiana, and in America

The State of the Unions 2016: A Profile of Unionization in Milwaukee, in Wisconsin, and in the United States

The State of the Unions 2016: A Profile of Unionization in the Twin Cities, in Minnesota, and in America

Two Sides of the Same Gold Coin: School Construction and Water Quality Projects in Iowa

Union Decline and Economic Redistribution: A Report on Twelve Midwest States

Weakening Prevailing Wage Hurts Local Contractors and Workers: A Case Study from Southern Indiana

Weakening Waukesha County: Prevailing Wage Changes Will Hurt the County