Martin's research concerns the effects of tax policy design on inequality and on voters' willingness to pay for public goods. He has also conducted research on labor market policy and public postsecondary education. In addition to speaking and writing about his research for a public audience, he has testified before state and local government agencies, written policy reports for foundations and think tanks, and consulted with labor unions.
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Employs panel regression models to a data set of California school districts. Tells that school boards were least likely to propose new parcel taxes where there was a high percentage of Latinx students or a large gap between the percentage of white students and the percentage of white residents 65 and older.