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

09-17-2019 07:16pm

UNC School of Law Studies Prosecutors, Trade Associations, and Criminal Justice Policy

The University of North Carolina School of Law’s Prosecutors and Politics project announced a new study to understand the relationship between district attorney associations and state criminal justice policy.

Read more

09-17-2019 01:23pm

The National Constitution Center’s Classroom Exchange Program Turns Students into Constitutional Scholars

The National Constitution Center's classroom exchange program brings the U.S. Constitution to life for middle and high school students across the country.

Read more

09-16-2019 11:21am

Scholars at Risk to Increase Efforts to Bring Threatened Scholars to Safety, Preserving Academic Freedom

With the help of a gift from the Charles Koch Foundation, Scholars at Risk will be able to bring more scholars to safety and enhance its ability to raise awareness of the growing threat to the free exchange of ideas.

Read more