- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- CSG state “playbooks” aim to reduce effect of employment-related mandates such as licensing on workers with criminal record
- Remote learning meets requirement of “full-time resident graduate study”
- Pennsylvania surveys new immigrants’ experience of licensing as part of $422,000 federal grant
- Chiropractors may evaluate patients for neurological conditions
- License decisions can be appealed by third parties, in racetrack case
A recent study published in the Journal of Political Economy found significant differences in pre-licensing versus-post-licensing maternal mortality rates in states that established adopted requirements for midwives between 1900 and 1940.
The research, reported in the article, "Occupational Licensing and Maternal Health: Evidence from Early Midwifery Laws" (November 2020), relied on U.S. Census Bureau data from the four decades after 1900, a time span in which nearly half of U.S. states adopted licensing laws for midwives.
The study was conducted . . .
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