Saint Francis University Launches National Database on Occupational Regulation

Today, the Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation at Saint Francis University launched a comprehensive online database on occupational licensing regulation that tracks how state regulations impact licensed professionals in the U.S. workforce. The first of its kind, this interactive database will track state regulatory barriers based on occupation, starting with medical professionals such as nurse practitioners, massage therapists, and more.

“Through the utilization and examination of the database, CSOR will aim to enhance public awareness regarding the impact of occupational licensing and encourage more discussion and research on the topic,” said CSOR Director Edward Timmons. “By producing, updating, and maintaining a national database, we hope to inform citizens, policy makers, and other researchers of the extent, scope, and potential negative impacts of these often-debilitating laws.”

Explore the database.

More News Stories

11-12-2018 01:11pm

Freedom Project Offers Wellesley Students Chance To Discuss Serious Ideas

Wellesley College's Freedom Project has expanded opportunities for members of the campus community to engage on topics ranging from free speech with Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker to Islamic tradition with Turkish journalist and scholar Mustafa Akyol.

Read more

11-07-2018 12:11pm

UNC Chapel Hill’s Expanded PPE Program Helps Students Tackle Society’s Toughest Issues

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill plans to expand its Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) Program, which was launched in 2005 and is now one of the College of Arts and Sciences fastest-growing minors.

Read more

10-15-2018 01:10pm

University of Dallas Expands Alternative Teacher Certification Program

The University of Dallas has announced expansion of its Alternative Teacher Certification Program, providing scholarships for up to 100 K-12 teachers.

Read more