News & Events

September 25, 2018

CSOR Hosts International Conference in London

On March 15th and 16th, the Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation co-sponsored an “International Symposium on the Regulation of Occupations” with the Department […]
August 27, 2018

CSOR Selected to Lead U.S. Department of Labor Project in PA

Occupational licensing is a hot-button issue, one that often brings legislators together from both sides of the political aisle. For this reason, licensing data provided by […]
July 6, 2018

CSOR’s Work with Governor Wolf Leads to Occupational Regulation Reforms

Saint Francis University’s Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation (CSOR) is pleased to announce that Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has officially proposed reforms of several state job licensing […]
April 30, 2018

CSOR Director Published by Harvard Business Review

An article by Dr. Edward Timmons, associate professor of economics and director of the Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation (CSOR), was published by the  Harvard Business […]
April 10, 2018

Too Much License? A Closer Look at Occupational Licensing and Economic Mobility

Dr. Edward Timmons, Director of CSOR and John “JJ” Hazenstab, Graduate Assistant for CSOR recently published a new paper (co-authored with Brian Meehan of Berry College […]
March 23, 2018

CSOR Gets a New Name!

The Knee Family Foundation made a $1 million commitment over the next four years to the newly renamed, The Knee Center for the Study of Occupational […]
November 20, 2017

Barriers to Mobility: Understanding the Relationship between Growth in Occupational Licensing and Economic Mobility

Dr. Edward Timmons, Director of CSOR recently published a new paper (co-authored with Brian Meehan of Berry College and Andrew Meehan of Central Michigan) and it […]
October 30, 2017

Workshop on Occupational Regulation Turin, Italy

On October 5th and 6th the Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation sponsored and participated in the Workshop on Occupational Regulation at Collegio Carlo Alberto […]
September 26, 2017

A Call For Papers

An International Symposium   The British Journal of Industrial Relations (BJIR) is calling for papers for a special issue of the Journal devoted to the regulation […]
June 23, 2017
CSOR Office Opens

The CSOR Story

The Study of Job Regulations Matters CSOR is dedicated to informing the public about the scale and scope of occupational regulation and serving as a national […]