2014 study from researchers at the World Bank and Erasmus University, Rotterdam, analyzing public health gains by developing nations and weighing evidence of growing inequality on some measures.
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 research from UCLA, the RAND Corporation, ACT and Columbia University published in Pediatrics exploring how students in Los Angeles benefit from attending better-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.
2014 study by Thomas Piketty and Gabriel Zucman in the Quarterly Journal of Economics exploring the dynamics of wealth and income inequality.
2014 paper in OECD Social, Employment, and Migration Working Papers on the rise of top earners among wealthy, developed countries.
2014 study in the American Sociological Review that demonstrates how a culture of overwork has perpetuated the U.S. gender wage gap.
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.