White Papers

From time to time, NUCA publishes studies of interest to the industry, Congress, media, and the general public. Those information products will be made available on this webpage.

Material Shortages/Escalation Clause Language (PDF)
This spring 2022 memo from the NUCA Legal Committee includes several escalation clauses members can ask and include in their pre-bids.

Volatility in the Marketplace: Lessons Learned from Price Increases of Past Pandemics (PDF):  Summary | Full Paper
This fall 2021 paper discusses the price pressures experienced by members as a result of supply chain inelasticity and material shortages.

Other industry thought pieces can be found in the association's quarterly NUCA Business Journal.