A 2013 paper from U.C. Berkeley in the journal Econometrica exploring the trade-off between equity and efficiency in estate tax rates.
2013 study by University of Oregon and Willamette University on interventions to improve the selective attention of preschoolers from low-income families.
Bureau of Labor 2013 report on women’s earnings in the United States, based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey.
2013 study in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy on how higher local food prices correlate with higher food insecurity among the poor.
2013 review of academic scholarship and government research on women, work and work/life balance.
2012 study published in the journal Sociology on the relationship between occupational segregation by gender and the extent of gender inequality.
2013 review of studies that shed light on school segregation and demographic change more than a half-century after Brown vs. the Board of Education.
Study from the University of California, Berkeley on how different social and economic strata in the United States fared during and after the Great Recession.
2013 study from USC showing the promise and challenges involved in a program providing access to computers to low-income residents in Los Angeles.
2013 study from New York University explaining precisely why the U.S. middle class fared so badly during the Great Recession and the persistent problems that stem from that period.