National University System Institute for Policy Research




Political Impact of New San Diego City Council Districts (October 2011)
October 12, 2011 - New Council District lines drawn for the City of San Diego will likely create more competitive elections and shift the balance of power at City Hall. Those are the major findings of a new study published today by the National University System Institute for Policy Research (NUSIPR). Continue reading »
NUSIPR Response to UCLA Labor Center (September 2011)
September 20, 2011 - The National University System Institute for Policy Research published a written response to the PLA briefing paper critique by the UCLA Labor Center - California Construction Academy. Continue reading »
San Diego Blackout Economic Impact (September 2011)
September 9, 2011 - According to a new briefing paper published by the National University System Institute for Policy Research (NUSIPR), the economic losses attributed to the September 8th-9th power outage in San Diego County are conservatively estimated at $97 to $118 million. Continue reading »
Economic Impact of Back to School Shopping in San Diego County (August 2011)
August 11, 2011 - In this policy brief NUSIPR analyzes the economic impact of back to school spending in San Diego County. Continue reading »
The Cost of Project Labor Agreements on CA School Construction (July 2011)
California school construction projects built under contracts that contain provisions known as Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) cost 13 to 15 percent more than non-PLA projects. That is the major finding of a new study published today by the National University System Institute for Policy Research. Continue reading »

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