Morrison Institute is a leading resource for relevant research, analysis and policy choices of public value. Recent research reports are listed below.

More Morrison Institute research reports are available in the Arizona State University archives.

Medicaid expansion

Arizona’s Medicaid expansion moves to the courts

Reports and Publications
March 2015
Kristin Borns

Violence America

Violence: America's Love/Hate Relationship

Reports and Publications
March 2015
Bill Hart

Love Hate

America's Love/Hate Relationship With Violence

Reports and Publications
February 2015
Bill Hart

This two-page primer briefing was handed out at the Jan. 29 Morrison Institute Roundtable Discussion on violence:

New governor

In Brief: New governor, new directions

Reports and Publications
November 2014
David R. Berman

Morrison Institute Senior Research Fellow David R. Berman looks at the priorites Governor-elect Doug Ducey must face, including a $520 million budget deficit.

Arizona's Propositions

Understanding Arizona's Propositions (2014)

Reports and Publications
October 2014
David R. Berman

Morrison Institute Senior Research Fellow David R. Berman looks at the pros and cons of three propositions (Prop 304, Prop 303, Prop 122) that will be on the November statewide ballot.

Perfect Storm

Arizona's Education Financing and Special Education: A Perfect Storm

Reports and Publications
August 2014
Erica McFadden

This brief report, compiled for the Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council, shows how Arizona's financing for special needs students falls short of what would be required to offer a free, appropriate public education.

Sun Corridor

Sun Corridor: A Competitive Mindset

Reports and Publications
June 2014
Grady Gammage Jr., Dan Hunting

Sun Corridor: A Competitive Mindset builds upon the 2008 Megapolitan report by looking at present and future prospects for the Sun Corridor, the economic heart of Arizona stretching along Interstate 10 from Phoenix to Tucson, down Interstate 19 to the Mexican border.

Water Challenges

New Era of Arizona Water Challenges

Reports and Publications
May 2014
M. Byron Lewis

Cover of Arizona's Vulnerable Populations report

Arizona's Vulnerable Populations, April 2014

The 104th Arizona Town Hall was held in Tucson on April 27-30, 2014. We discussed and developed consensus with fellow Arizonans on the topic of Arizona’s Vulnerable Populations.