ResultsFound: 129 on Inequality
Urban gentrification and its impacts have become controversial topics as housing prices rise and new developments in low-income areas attract younger, higher-earning professionals and push out low- and middle-income families. A variety of government programs and tax incentives, including the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program, were created to help these families cope with financial challenges and high […]
2015 research brief from Scholars Strategy Network and the University of Iowa that explores inequalities in how U.S. government “safety net” programs serve the poor.
2014 article in the Cambridge Journal of Economics on the scholarly literature, current debates, progress made, and the proposed remedies for closing the gender pay gap.
2013 literature review of academic studies and paper that look at the minimum wage in the United States, its wider effects and policy implications.
2015 report from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis looks at how higher education affects the ability of different racial groups to accumulate wealth and overcome financial hardship.
2015 working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research that explore the links between innovation, top income inequality, social mobility and lobbying.
2015 study from Harvard showing how neighborhood circumstance can have a substantial impact on a child’s future earnings.
2014 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) examining how shifting social perceptions during economic downturns can exacerbate racial disparities.
2015 study in Nature Neuroscience showing the relationship between a child’s family income and parental education levels and the amount of brain surface area.
2015 review of research on social mobility in the U.S., with a focus on a study in Psychological Science examining associations between ideology and perceptions of mobility.