2014 review of research and data on the continuing inequities in per-pupil public-school spending across the United States, and the impact of court rulings and reform efforts.
2014 research brief on impact of minimum wages on economic security and societal prosperity, by Michael A. Krassa, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Benjamin Radcliff, University of Notre Dame.
2014 study in Psychological Science examining declining levels of trust across America as well as the relationship between trust and factors such as income inequality, unemployment, crime and poverty.
2013 roundup of recent studies and papers on affirmative action, admissions, campus diversity and racial attitudes at U.S. universities.
2014 study in Urban Affairs Review analyzing trends in inequality in 10 cities whose economies once centered around heavy industry and that have been striving to reinvent themselves.
2014 research published in Pediatrics showing how inequality and levels of child abuse are related.
2014 from the Census Bureau showing that the poverty rate in the United States has declined slightly, but that aggregate figures remain high.
2014 research brief from Scholars Strategy Network on how banking and federal policy are holding back progress toward a full U.S. housing recovery.
2014 study from Princeton and the World Bank showing how rising inequality was linked with increased rates of violent crime in Mexico.
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.