2014 research brief on the growth of middle-class urban neighborhoods and their impact on inequality and poverty, by Jackelyn Hwang, Harvard University and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2014 study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on China’s high level of income inequality and its comparison with the U.S. rate
2014 review of survey data on Americans’ feelings about the next generation’s financial prospects — whether their children will be worse-off or better-off than their parents.
2014 study in Pediatrics shows how students in Los Angeles benefit from attending quality schools.
2014 literature review of major studies on gentrification of neighborhoods in America, with a focus on benefits and drawbacks for low-income residents.
Review of General Social Survey data from 1972 to 2008, which furnishes the most precise record available on trends in American attitudes on issues of race.
2014 review of scientific literature on potential health and environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” to extract natural gas and shale oil.
2014 study in the American Journal of Managed Care demonstrating how Medicaid restrictions can lead to a greater likelihood of incarceration for persons with mental illness.
Tip sheet that highlights perennial journalistic problems and provides a dozen models of background research that can help reporters sort through conflicting information.
2014 research review on how technology will increasingly break down labor into component parts and related economic and employment outcomes.