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.
2013 study in The Journal of Positive Psychology providing rare insights into the community of trash pickers living in extreme poverty in Nicaragua.
2013 paper in the World Bank Research Observer that estimates, under an optimistic scenario, a billion people could be lifted out of extreme poverty by 2027.
2012 study from Vanderbilt University on the demographics, motivations and outcomes of double majoring in college.
2012 research review of relevant data, studies and trends relating to employment for U.S. veterans.
2012 study from Vanderbilt University and the University of Missouri on the influence of gender on job satisfaction and turnover in the education public sector.
2013 report from the Pew Research Center’s Project on Excellence in Journalism on troubling trends in the news industry, particularly the relationship between declining quality and negative consumer reaction.
2012 report from Harvard University on impact of the 2008 housing crash on low-income and minority individuals.
2012 study from the University of Iowa and the University of Texas at Austin showing the complexity of this evolving work practice and the potential downsides of telecommuting.
2012 study from Vanderbilt University on the effects of a service learning mentoring program and college students’ learning about social inequality.
2013 review of academic scholarship and government research on women, work and work/life balance.
2008 study in Landscaping and Urban Planning on the effect of crime levels and park proximity on property values in Baltimore.
2012 roundup of recent research on issues related to onshore and offshore wind energy
Roundup of recent research on affirmative action, diversity and racial attitudes at U.S. universities.
2012 Congressional Research Service report on potential sweeping budget cuts in 2013 mandated under the Budget Control Act, should no deficit reduction deal be reached by legislators.
2013 literature review of academic studies that look at the minimum wage, its effects and policy implications.
2012 paper from Harvard University exploring how restrictive zoning across the United States had decreased labor mobility and stalled progress toward diminishing income inequality.
2012 study in the Journal of College Student Development on some positive effects of off-campus work for undergraduate students.
2012 study in The Review of Economics and Statistics looks at the diffusion of knowledge and patents across states and regions.
2013 and 2010 studies for the National Bureau of Economic Research on changes in the U.S. labor market, the “hollowing out” of middle-income jobs, and disparities between high- and low-wage jobs.
2013 report from the Pew Center on the States on how the ongoing economic recession has affected recent college graduates.
2011 paper from the University of Chicago consolidating previous scholarship that attempts to explain ongoing employment and earnings disparities for African-Americans.
2012 study from the University of California, Davis, and El Colegio de Mexico on farm labor supply in the U.S. and Mexican migration patterns.
2012 roundup of recent research on issues related to the major commuting modes in the United States, including cars, public transit, bicycles, and walking.
2012 study in JAMA highlighting the differences in pay among members of the medical profession.
2012 scholarly literature review regarding microfinance programs and their effects in developing African countries.
2010 study from Baylor University and Texas Wesleyan School of Law on the economic consequences involved in enforcing immigration laws.
2012 study in the Journal of Media Economics on evidence that Hollywood’s production of films is increasingly catering to foreign audiences.
2012 report from Project Information Literacy on the mismatch between college graduates’ research skills and employer needs.
2012 study from Rutgers finds that overly broad definitions of mental illness have resulted in improper categorization of some poor mothers as suffering from psychiatric conditions.
2012 working paper by University of Minnesota and the University of Kansas on the relationship between firms’ political donations and corporate performance.
2012 study from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School on how mortgage debt limits the ability of individuals and families to move to a new area to seek opportunity.
2010 study from Notre Dame University and Texas A&M University published in Social Indicators Research on labor unions and levels of happiness in fourteen countries.
2011 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research examining how cultural diversity has affected societal growth over centuries.
2012 study in the Sociology of Education journal on the impact of community colleges on local employment growth.
2012 study from Kansas State University published in the Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and customer preferences.
2012 study from the University of Toronto and other institutions on structural changes in the U.S. job market, as demonstrated during the Great Recession.
2012 study in the Journal of Marriage and Family describes the differences between couples choosing to formalize their marriage and couples that cohabit but remain unmarried.
2012 literature review of research and analysis on taxation theory and practice in the United States, including the Bush tax cuts, progressive taxation, consumption taxes, and taxes on higher-income households.
2012 study by the Harvard Kennedy School on Americans’ attitudes toward national leaders.
2012 study from the London School of Economics on differences between China and India in terms of business innovation.
2012 study in Health Research Services showing that 1.2 million young adults gained health insurance in the first year after passage of the new legislation.
2010 study from the United States Census Bureau and New York University’s Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy on gentrification and displacement.
2012 study from the Pew Research Center on how the American demographic landscape is seeing increasing numbers of areas segregated by income.
2012 study from Harvard and Yale on the increase in stress-related cardiovascular problems related to women’s workplace environment.
2010 study in The Sociological Quarterly on how work environments and social policies may impact the gender wage gap.
2012 report from the Public Religion Research Institute on the cultural and political beliefs of white working-class Americans.
2012 study by CUNY and UCLA on labor law violations in urban centers in the United States.
2012 study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Marquette University on unemployment and voter turnout.
2012 report from Illinois Wesleyan University published in Public Opinion Quarterly on income inequality and public opinion over time.
2012 study from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Ohio State University, Columbia University, the University of Chicago and the U.S. Treasury on the shortcomings of the 2009 program to prevent foreclosures.
2012 paper from Cornell University on the disjunction between citizens who acknowledge accessing government social programs and the number who actually do.
2012 examination of Census Bureau figures on poverty and aggregation of related resources for interpreting poverty data and policy.
2012 study from the University of Minnesota published in Psychological Science on socioeconomic status, SAT scores and college admissions.
2012 report from the Pew Research Center on survey data relating to middle-class Americans, with economic context from government data.
Roundup of recent studies on aspects of urban poverty and its impact on health, work and well-being.
2011 study in the Journal of Marketing Research on how credit card debt affects the spending habits of consumers with higher self-control.
2011 study by the Harvard Business School and Duke University on U.S. residents’ perceptions of wealth inequality in the United States.
2012 study from Duke and Vanderbilt on approaches to improving municipal recycling rates.
2012 review of studies relating to prior Olympics games and their local and national impacts.
2012 report by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University on housing trends after the financial crisis.
2012 study for the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) on oral contraceptive use and later declines in the gender wage gap.
2012 survey and report from the Kaiser Family Foundation on deep worries about health care coverage and costs.
2012 study for NBER on a better way to measure how banks pose risks to the financial system.
2012 paper from Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on the appeal of fair-trade goods.
2012 study in Psychological Science on how poverty levels and perceived discrimination can lead to poorer health.
2002 paper in Industrial and Corporate Change that examines innovation dynamics among more than 700 entrepreneurial teams attempting to start businesses.
2011 study in the Journal of Public Economics on student debt and early career choices.
2011 study in Economic Inquiry examine the effect of U.S. immigration policy on the flow of unauthorized immigrants from Mexico and subsequent economic and labor impacts.
2011 study by Clemson and Michigan State University on how revenue generated by tourism is distributed across different income groups.
2012 report by the Social Science Research Council on comparative well-being levels for women living in the metropolitan United States.
2010 report in the The Journal of Travel Research on how the financial crisis is affecting travel in Canada, the United States and Mexico.
2011 report in Psychological Science on individual self-enhancement bias and societal levels of income inequality.
2012 paper from Northwestern University on the value of social networks for refugee job seekers in the United States.
2012 study by MIT, Yale and UC-Berkeley on social science research participants on the Internet.
2011 study from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on the dynamics between higher education and local economies.
2012 report from the University of Michigan on how U.S. homeowners have been faring over time.
2011 study in Papers in Regional Science on the benefits of having more self-employed people and small businesses in a region.
2012 report from Rutgers on patterns of employment, wages and difficulties in job-finding among recent graduates.
2012 Indiana University-Purdue University study on public housing, violence and drug use among adolescents.
2012 report by researchers from the University of Maryland and the U.S. Census Bureau on the relative decline in startups and “young” firms across the United States.
2012 report from the National Science Foundation putting U.S. research and development and high tech industries in global context.
2012 study in The Journal of Finance about the difficulty of pricing initial stock offerings accurately.
2011 Princeton University working paper on the estimated monetary returns and highly selective college attendance in the United States.
2012 study by the City University of New York on the how the interaction of gender, race and ethnicity can produce wage and benefit inequality.
2011 study from the University of San Francisco on the effects of minor league baseball teams on community per capita incomes.
2010 study published in Monthly Labor Review on teen summer employment trends.
2012 study in the Journal of Economic Perspectives on the consequences and dynamics of assuming student loan debt.
2012 report from the federal government on the solvency and long-term forecasts of entitlement programs.
2012 study in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy on the effect of market factors on the quality of long-term care.
2011 study from Harvard University examining whether techniques used to raise scores in charter schools can be successfully transplanted to traditional public schools.
2012 study in the Archives of Internal Medicine about large variations in health care costs in California hospitals.
2012 study from Carnegie Mellon University on the effectiveness of laws requiring that consumers are informed when their personal data is compromised.
2012 metastudy by Pew Research Center on changes in women’s attitudes towards career and family.
2012 study from MIT and Inter-American Development Bank on the complexity of implementing labor standards and differential outcomes.
2011 paper by Clemson University and College of Charleston on the impact of casinos on retail property values in Detroit, Michigan.
2011 paper published in Real Estate Economics on subprime and non-traditional mortgages, home prices and default rates.
2012 study from Northwestern University and Duke University on gender, race and perceptions of assertive behaviors in the workplace.
2012 study in the Journal of Applied Research on Children on the characteristics of children and families living in food-insecure neighborhoods in the United States.
2009 study from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland on racial disparities in U.S. health care.
2011 paper for NBER on the effects of Chinese imports on American workers.
2011 paper by the National Bureau of Economic Research on college enrollment and completion trends by income and gender.
2011 study in the Journal of Women’s Health Issues looks at how responsibilities of work and home spill over and related consequences.
2011 study from MIT on the effectiveness of urban and non-urban charter schools on raising student achievement levels.
2012 longitudinal study from Stanford University on public opinion and financial crises.
2012 study by the University of Toronto on the relationship between the skills used in a job and the salary for that job in a city of a given size.
2012 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on wealth levels and unethical behavior.
2011 study from the University of Toronto and MIT Sloan School of Management on the effectiveness of contextual and high-visual online advertising campaigns.
2011 United Nations report on the transfer, adoption and disposal of information communication technology in West Africa.
2012 Congressional Research Service report on business results for the five biggest U.S. oil companies over the past five years.
2012 publication by the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on women in the workplace, 1979-2010.
2012 study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on the relationship between female representation in compensation committees and the presence of female CEOs, and the reduction of gender wage disparities.
2012 study in the Journal of Labor Economics at the University of Chicago on the relationship between youth unemployment and immigration.
2011 report by the Pew Research Center on attitudes behind the gender gap in undergraduate enrollment and degree attainment.
2012 projections of the Congressional Budget Office under different policy and fiscal scenarios.
2012 study on the financial implications of an underutilized youth population.
2011 international study on the connection between progressive taxation its relationship to the happiness of citizens.
2011 U.S. government report on the ages of Social Security and Disability Insurance applicants over time.
2011 report from the University of Michigan’s Population Studies Center on how divorce effects women’s health insurance coverage.
2010 study in Education Economics on student debt and post-graduation choices.
2012 study by the University of Illinois, Chicago, on dynamics behind wage disparities between whites and African-Americans at a financial services firm.
2011 study from the U.S. Government Accountability Office on changes in the federal student loan program.
2012 study by MIT on the technological progress in automobiles since 1980 and the trade-offs between fuel economy, weight and power.
2011 study from Carnegie-Mellon University on BitTorrent online downloads of copyrighted material.
2011 study from Stanford University, University of Pennsylvania, University Chicago and LinChiat Chang Consulting in Public Opinion Quarterly on survey sampling and accuracy.
2011 report from the Pew Research Center on the growing wealth gap between households headed by younger versus older members.
2011 study for NBER about the effects of private equity buyouts on employment.
2011 study from Georgetown University on shared economic perceptions of low and high income earners in America.
Paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the effects of unemployment on peoples’ level of physical activity.
2009 study in PNAS on diversity within developing economies and corresponding potential for growth.
2012 paper by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston on trends in family income mobility over the past 40 years.
2011 study in the Socio-Economic Review on the attitudes of senior executives about corporate social responsibility.
2011 report by the Pew Research Center exploring the link between per capita income and birth rates, with particular attention to the 2008 recession.
2009 study in the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing on the impact of fair trade on farmers’ quality of life.
2009 study from Wesleyan University on how small loan programs help women in India to gain wider agency, skills and power.
2011 study in Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry on the cognitive origins of bullying.
2011 study in Quarterly Journal of Economics on U.S. mobility and inequality since 1937.
2011 paper by the National Bureau of Economic Research on the conditions that make special municipal tax deals likely and their association with political corruption.
2011 study by Columbia University’s Earth Engineering Center on the energy contained in discarded plastics and its economic value.
Report by the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity examining nutrition and market of sugary drinks.
2011 study on the connection between disadvantaged neighborhoods and high school graduations rate.
2011 government report with revisions to poverty measures and their impact on U.S. poverty levels.
2011 study from Harvard University on the interaction between stress and public health outcomes, along racial lines.
2011 study on the significance of page rankings in Internet search results.
2011 Congressional Budget Office report analyzes IRS and Census Bureau data to track changes in income across classes of earners.
Study in Politics & Society on rising American income inequality and root political causes.
Study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine on the estimated economic costs of excessive alcohol consumption in the United States.
2011 study from St. Louis University on the success of corporations in securing government contracts through campaign donations.
2011 study on the volatile organic compounds emitted by 25 scented consumer products.
2011 report by the Congressional Research Service on existing tax system and the “Buffett Rule.”
2011 report by the United Kingdom’s Energy Saving Trust on trends in home energy consumption.
2011 paper on Groupon and Living Social operations and merchant benefits.
2011 government report on the state of Medicare funding and future solvency.
2011 study on higher education completion rates for black men and women between 1940 and 2000.
2011 fact sheet published by Congress’s Joint Economic Committee on the recession’s impact at the state level.
2011 study by Cornell University on feelings of uncertainty and the adoption of novel or practical ideas.
2011 report by the Brookings Institute’s Metropolitan Policy Program on the transit options of U.S. households without private vehicles.
2011 study from the Pew Charitable Trusts on factors that contribute to downward mobility in the United States and how they intersect with race and gender.
2011 report by the Congressional Research Service on the details of a shutdown and the impact of the last such event, in 1995-1996
2011 paper by the Office of Retirement Policy on “never-beneficiaries” aged 62 to 84.
2011 final report from the federal government on the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster.
2011 Census Bureau report updating figures on American households through 2010.
2011 study on the types of introduced woodland pests and the economic costs they incur.
2011 report by the U.S. Census Bureau with data on health insurance coverage, income and poverty levels.
2011 study in the Journal of Consumer Psychology on the dynamics between measurements of happiness and personal finance.
2010 study in The American Economic Review on the direct consequences of shifts in tax policy since World War II.
2011 report from the Urban Land Institute and Ernst & Young on infrastructure in the U.S. and around the world, including current state of repair, initiatives in process, and ongoing challenges.
2011 study on unemployed workers, job search practices and wage expectations.
2011 study followed the employment opportunities of 29,560 paroled inmates who had served between 3 months and 4 years in prison for a range of violent and non-violent crimes.
2010 study in Economics of Education Review on link between family background, education and achievement.
2011 report from the U.S. State Department’s Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs on major drug-transit and drug-producing countries and current U.S. policy responses.
2011 paper by the Federal Reserve Board on the impacts of a foreclosure on credit scores, borrowing and housing consumption.
2010 report by the Office of Management and Budget on financial effects of government oversight of the economy.
2010 study on how electricity prices, labor laws and environmental regulations affect where manufacturers locate.
Papers and reports on emerging issues relating to technology and telecommunications, monopoly, and legal intervention
2008 study analyzing storm-related property damage figures adjusted for inflation, wealth and population factors over time.
2011 paper by the Research Institute of Industrial Economics on the observed correlations between the size of government and lowered economic growth rates
2011 paper by the Stanford Graduate School of Business on the predictive power of “deceptive language” used during corporate conference calls.
2011 study by the World Bank on how the global economic crisis has impacted the multilateral trading system.
2011 study by Arizona State and Santa Clara University on the correlation between parenting and happiness.
Report by the Pew Research Center on increasing inequality among races in the United States
2011 study by the World Bank on effects of globalization on American wages and job availability.
2011 report by the U.S. Department of Commerce on the current state of the science, technology, engineering and math-based job industries.
2011 study in the American Sociological Review on union membership trends and impacts on the labor market.
2011 FCC report on the changing information environment in the 21st century and the challenges for both the press and democracy.
2011 report by the U.S. government on progress of women in federal hiring and attainment of higher-level positions.
2011 report by the World Bank on how three of the fastest-growing economies are approaching poverty reduction.
Range of reports, studies and working papers on the implications of the United States’ carrying a large public debt.
2011 study for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the link between child development outcomes and the length of a mother’s maternity leave.
2011 report by the University of Minnesota and University of Missouri on long-term outcomes for participants in early child-parent education programs.
2011 Tufts University and Harvard Kennedy School study on structural changes within the labor sector of developing countries and whether they promote economic growth.
2010 study from Duke University on links between poverty, government assistance and health problems in the United States.
2011 executive advisory board report on trends in U.S. industry and areas of concern for the future.
2011 report by federal legislative group tasked with watching over spending during financial crisis rescue programs.
2011 study by RAND Corporation on challenges of minimizing learning losses during school vacation.
2011 study in American Journal of Epidemiology on how depression rates are affected by types and qualities of city neighborhoods.
2010 study by U.S. Department of Agriculture on costs of providing for child-rearing needs.
2011 U.S. Government report on the challenges facing the Social Security system and its ability to meet its obligations to retirees and those on disability.
Study by researchers at Towson University and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute on survival rates and causes of death of gray catbirds
2011 study in the Journal of Marriage and Family on educational results for children in nontraditional families and related causes
2011 study by Brookings Institution on how well public transportation networks line up with work commute needs
2010 study by Perspectives on Politics on Internet usage and patterns of participatory inequality in American politics.
2011 study for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the vulnerability of American households to financial emergencies.
2011 report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development on widening income inequalities among its member countries worldwide
2011 report by U.S. Department of Justice on crimes involving human smuggling, forced labor and prostitution.
2011 study by the University of Wisconsin and Harvard on impacts of poverty on child brain growth.
2011 report by Boston College on underlying trends in stock values and the outlook for personal retirement investments.
2010 study by the University of Southern Mississippi on socioeconomic factors influencing legalization of casinos globally
2010 paper by the University of Munich on cultural sites and how they shape local economies.
2009 study by the University of Arizona on more fluid work environments and effects on management diversity.
EPA report on shifts toward residential building in urban areas since the 1990s
2011 study in The American Journal of Medicine on the effects of state law on family health-finance crises
Study by The Brookings Institution on helping members of the public make better financial decisions
2010 report from the Pew Center on the States on challenges to providing Internet access to all Americans
2009 study in Social Problems journal on how access to employment information differs by ethnicity and sex.
2010 study by the University of Arizona on the reasons for gene flow between fields planted with genetically modified cotton and those with traditional varieties.
2010 study by Columbia University on the difficulties for media organizations of understanding their online audiences.
2010 study for National Bureau of Economic Research on lack of financial knowledge and retirement decisions.
2010 meta-study in the American Journal of Public Health on the broader consequences of raising alcohol prices
2011 report from Harvard Kennedy School on income and population data in the Census
2010 Mayo Clinic review of the contents and safety of energy beverages and sports drinks
2010 report by the Social Security Administration on faulty decision-making in retirement investing strategies.
Study by the Cairo-based Economic Research Forum on development patterns and economic challenges in the Arab world
2009 metastudy by the University of Florida examining the reported effects of alcohol price/taxes on purchasing and consumption habits.
2011 metastudy by the Institute for Environmental Studies on results of 22 peer-reviewed studies on economic losses from weather events and their potential connection to global warming.
2011 report by the Prevention Institute examining the nutritional qualities of 58 children’s products with front-of-the-package labeling
2011 analysis by researchers from Harvard University, MIT and Wellesley College on the commonwealth’s insurance-requirement law.
2010 report by the Education Trust on the relative characteristics of the for-profit school sector, including tuition costs, average student loan amounts and default rates, and graduation rates.
2010 study published in the Harvard Business Review potential benefits of well-designed wellness programs to both companies and workers
2008 paper by researchers from Harvard, MIT and Northwestern University on the potential effect of climate change on nations’ economic growth.
2011 University of Michigan study on the effects of triclosan, a common antibacterial agent, and BPA on the functioning of the human immune system
2010 study by researchers from the University of Virginia and Vanderbilt University on the number of words that 12- to 18-month-olds picked up from a best-selling instructional DVD for children.
2010 study from the Transit Cooperative Research Program on recent streetcar systems and their development and land-use impacts.
2006 Princeton University study on the relationship between growing income inequality and increasing political divisions in the United States.
2010 Brooklyn College paper on the some of the lessons that could inform future policy-making to avoid the repeat of similar crises.
2010 University of Wisconsin study on the results of financial education among very low-income families in a subsidized housing program.
2009 RAND Corporation study on the disparities between Latino and African-American males and their white counterparts.
2009 Tufts University study on the relationship between household tobacco use and child nutrition.
2010 study for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the effect of health insurance on trends in income inequality.
2009 study on whether the firms’ executive compensation encouraged incentives for executives to take excessive risks.
2009 RAND Corporation paper examines the effects of workers remaining in the workforce for longer periods of time.
2010 study looking at the effect that credit tightening had on international trade during the 2008-2009 financial crisis.
2010 paper by the University of Michigan examining the effect in later life of girls’ participation in sports.
2009 paper by the University of Maryland and the Center for Economic Studies on the relationship between the arrival of large chain retail stores and their effects on smaller retailers as well as local employment.
A 2008 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research paper looking at age discrimination in the U.S. and the ADEA’s historical effects
2008 Yale and Harvard University paper on the relative merits of policies to encourage efficient use of scarce water resources.
2008 paper by California State University examines the state’s manufacturing job loss and explores possible solutions.
2006 study by Sacramento State University on California’s spending changes
2008 paper by the Valparaiso University School of Law on mortgage interest rates and the potential role of the FHA in providing mortgages to low-income home buyers.
2008 University of California, San Francisco, study on the causes behind the high rate of dental care among the state’s Latino children.
2009 study by the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research on effectiveness of workplace literacy training in 10 sites throughout Indiana.
2006 University of Santa Clara study on the effectiveness of New York City’s Employment Services and Placement job training program for welfare recipients.
2008 study for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the effect of immigration on labor market outcomes for native elderly workers.
2009 National Bureau of Economic Research paper on the relationship between early exposure to violence and later problems such as substance abuse and delinquency
Paper by the Widener University School of Law on approaches for realizing the potential benefits of energy efficiency.
2007 meta-analysis by Amsterdam University of U.S. and international studies on transit stations’ effect on property values.
2009 report by the Union of Concerned Scientists analyzing more than a decade of peer-reviewed research on genetically modified crops
2008 Brookings Institution study on options for moving disadvantaged individuals to the banking system.
2009 University of Pennsylvania Law School research paper looking at the trade-offs between the two options
2009 review by the World Bank of methods available for addressing transportation-sector emissions and congestion.
2003 examination of the relationship between corporate social and environmental responsibility and financial performance.
2008 Harvard, Duke and University of California study on the contributions of highly skilled and educated immigrants to the United States economy.