2014 study the Harvard School of Public Health on how the new school food standards of the U.S. Department of Agriculture have affected students’ meal choices and behavior.
2013 literature review of academic studies and paper that look at the minimum wage in the United States, its wider effects and policy implications.
2013 review of studies and papers with fact-based information on the Affordable Care Act’s enrollment programs, which began in certain states on Oct. 1, 2013.
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 in the Annual Review of Economics on the individual and societal consequences of low levels of financial knowledge and possible solutions.
2013 study by U.C. Berkeley, and the University of Illinois on the use of federal and state programs by families of workers in fast-food restaurant chains.
2013 working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the relationship between family planning access and long-term economic outcomes.
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 the University of Pennsylvania that finds that, in general, over-pricing homes produces higher selling prices than under-pricing and hoping for a “bidding war.”
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.