Research and Issue Briefs

Scholarly Inquiry and Policy Analysis

Current Research

Our sponsored research areas include topics that relate to economic development and the role of free enterprise in a flourishing society, as well as implications for public policy. Funded research often engages national and global issues, while also establishing relevance for the state, the Western region, and our local communities.


Issue Briefs

A series of 2,000-word issue briefs written for the general public, commissioned by CSFE to explain and explore core concepts and salient issues in politics and economics. These are written for general readerships including the public, the media, policymakers, educators, and students.