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Chaddick is pleased to announce the new Urban Technology Series, an independent policy series presented by the Chaddick Institute.
July 17, 2021: COVID-19, Policy Enactment and Political Ideology. Municipal Policies and Actions Within the Context of State Party Control by Brandon Bordenkircher, Abby Mader & Cole Neder with Roberto Celestin, Daniel Egan, Ben Fairbank, Brady Penn, and Abigail Schwartz. This study focuses on the policy and action responses to COVID-19 in municipalities across the United States. It uses event history analysis to explores trends in policy enactment during the pandemic.
June 17, 2021: Autonomous Vehicle Policy Adoption: An Analysis of Political Ideology, Unified Party Control & Lobbying of First Adapter States by Brandon Bordenkircher & Abby Mader with Kristin A. Hall & Ben Fairbank. This study explores policy diffusion among autonomous vehicle laws using event-history analysis and statewide analysis of policies.
March 25, 2019: Delivery Robots by Brady Penn & Jared Lewis with Kirstin Anderson-HallThis report focuses on the landscape of regulations and current trends related to delivery robots, or personal delivery devices (PDDs)