Public Policy


April 1, 2011

Dr. Brian C. Becker, Dr. Sara Fisher Ellison, and Dr. Joseph R. Mason submitted an economics brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in a matter involving pharmaceutical damages in Washington, DC.


January 1, 2008

Dr. Brian Becker spoke on “Economics of Private Student Loans,” at the 2008 National Council of Higher Education Loan Programs Leadership Conference: As the Dust Settles in Sarasota, FL.


May 7, 2007

Dr. Kevin Hassett and Dr. Robert Shapiro co-authored a study entitled “The Impact of Authorized Generic Pharmaceuticals on the Introduction of Other Generic Pharmaceuticals.”


June 7, 2005

Dr. Robert Shapiro authored a policy report entitled “High Rates and Little Choice: The Burden of Automobile Insurance Regulation on Massachusetts Consumers.”


June 1, 2005

Dr. Brian Becker emceed a presentation at the National Press Club that introduced a new book by Accenture and Montgomery Research, Revenue Matters. Dr. Becker initiated the discussion, entitled “Maximizing Revenue, Minimizing Taxpayer Burden” and introduced two speakers: Dr. Kevin Hassett of the American Enterprise Institute and C. Ann Rettie of Accenture.


February 7, 2005

Dr. Brian Becker and Dr. Kevin Hassett co-authored a report entitled “The Steel Industry: An Automotive Supplier Perspective.”


February 1, 2005

Dr. Brian Becker and Dr. Kevin Hassett summarized their recent study, entitled “The Steel Industry: An Automotive Supplier Perspective” at The National Press Club in Washington, DC.


September 1, 2002

Dr. Brian Becker submitted a White Paper to the FCC entitled “The State of Venture Capital investment in the U.S. Telecommunications Sector.”