Browse IGPA Reports by Author "Reif, Julian"

  • Fullerton, Don; Reif, Julian; Konar, Megan (Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2016-07-26)
    This policy brief provides an overview of research on climate change and air pollution, and it discusses the implications for Illinois. The researchers first describe the effects of pollution and then look at trends in ...

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  • Fullerton, Don; Reif, Julian; Nafari, Kaveh (Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2015-03-23)
    The current fiscal crisis in Illinois affects all parts of the state’s budget. Infrastructure is no exception. For many years Illinois has spent more on highways than it has collected in highway-related revenue. One solution ...

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  • Reif, Julian (Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2014-02-18)
    This report estimates the revenue and distributional effects of increasing the state’s cigarette excise tax by $0.50 per pack from $1.98 to $2.48. After taking into account the behavioral responses of smokers, Reif estimates ...

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  • Fullerton, Don; Reif, Julian; Baylis, Kathy; Konar, Megan; Deryugina, Tatyana (Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2015-05-15)
    Illinois needs to prepare now for the coming changes associated with climate change, according to IGPA's Climate Change Policy Initiative. A new report, "Preparing for climate change in Illinois: An overview of expected ...

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