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Findings from a variety of studies and reports, and a paper in the Journal of Economic Perspectives, on the impact of tax havens on global financial market competition, as well as the dynamics of tax evasion.
2013 study in Environmental and Resource Economics showing that firms with a reputation for corporate social responsibility often pay their employees lower wages and gender plays a strong role in these dynamics.
2008 University of Pennsylvania study of the relationship between curbside tree plantings and property-value changes.
2013 review of several studies and reports that provide data and insight into the issue of U.S. workplace violence.
2013 report by the Congressional Research Service on employment statistics in the U.S. between 2001 and 2012
2013 study form the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City showing how job polarization is not merely the result of a decline in U.S. manufacturing, but rather is a structural issue across sectors.
2013 collection of recent research on internet privacy issues.
Updated April 2013: A review of relevant studies and papers on U.S. income inequality, as presented through the Storify publishing platform.
2012 study in the journal Demography showing how American parents are spending increasing amounts of resources on their children.
2013 study from the University of Maryland and the University of Western Ontario published in Information, Communication and Society on young adults’ social and institutional privacy strategies on Facebook.
2013 study by University of Leeds and University of Missouri on gender differences in math and reading achievement.
2013 study from Ohio State University on the effects of coal mining and poverty in the Appalachia region.
2013 study in Socio-Economic Review assessing looking at distinctions among Asian countries in terms of technological development and economics.
2013 report for National Center for Education Statistics examines the median federal student debt burden accrued by students who did not complete a postsecondary credential within six years.
2012 review of research studies on Big Data and its implications.
2013 collection of scholarship relating to social media and the workplace.
2013 paper for the NBER on the relationship between household income, consumption, house wealth and the stock market.
2013 study in Information, Communication & Society on the rates at which people who frequently use communications technologies report work and personal life coming into conflict.
2013 study in The Review of Higher Education examining how different kinds of engagement during college, and different demographic factors, can help explain future earnings patterns.
2012 paper from the Urban Institute summarizing the latest research on programs that assist poor families and the strategies that have proved most effective.