2014 research brief by Patricia Burch, University of Southern California; Annalee Good, University of Wisconsin-Madison; and Carolyn J. Heinrich and Chandi Wanger, University of Texas at Austin.
2014 review of research and data on the continuing inequities in per-pupil public-school spending across the United States, and the impact of court rulings and reform efforts.
2014 paper from Harvard and Brown showing how richer teacher-to-parent messages can improve student outcomes, including increased likelihood of earning course credits and decreased dropout rates.
2014 study in the Journal of Population Economics exploring the demographic differences between authorized and unauthorized immigrants in the United States.
Thomas Patterson of Harvard’s Shorenstein Center explores why misinformation is on the rise and what can be done about it. Part of the foundation series of essays for the launch of the U.S. edition of The Conversation website.
A 2014 study in the Annual Reviews of Environment and Resources explores a wide range of issues related to unconventional energy, including well productivity, water use, security and pollution.
Literature review of recent research related to brain injuries in youth and professional sports.
2014 review of studies and surveys on issues related to same-sex couples, including legalization, health care, taxation impacts, child-raising and policy adoption.
2014 review of studies on issues related to youth behavior and safety, including delinquency rates, suspensions, zero-tolerance policies and their effects, after-school programs and curfews.
2014 study in Urban Affairs Review analyzing trends in inequality in 10 cities whose economies once centered around heavy industry and that have been striving to reinvent themselves.