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2013 study in Environmental and Resource Economics showing that firms with a reputation for corporate social responsibility often pay their employees lower wages and gender plays a strong role in these dynamics.
2013 study form the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City showing how job polarization is not merely the result of a decline in U.S. manufacturing, but rather is a structural issue across sectors.
2013 review of research and article in the journal Science on the global energy consumption of Internet and communications technology.
2012 research review of relevant data, studies and trends relating to employment for U.S. veterans.
2012 Congressional Research Service report on potential sweeping budget cuts in 2013 mandated under the Budget Control Act, should no deficit reduction deal be reached by legislators.
2012 paper from Harvard University exploring how restrictive zoning across the United States had decreased labor mobility and stalled progress toward diminishing income inequality.
2013 and 2010 studies for the National Bureau of Economic Research on changes in the U.S. labor market, the “hollowing out” of middle-income jobs, and disparities between high- and low-wage jobs.
2012 working paper by University of Minnesota and the University of Kansas on the relationship between firms’ political donations and corporate performance.
2010 study from Notre Dame University and Texas A&M University published in Social Indicators Research on labor unions and levels of happiness in fourteen countries.
2011 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research examining how cultural diversity has affected societal growth over centuries.
2012 study from Kansas State University published in the Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and customer preferences.
2012 study from the University of Toronto and other institutions on structural changes in the U.S. job market, as demonstrated during the Great Recession.
2012 literature review of research and analysis on taxation theory and practice in the United States, including the Bush tax cuts, progressive taxation, consumption taxes, and taxes on higher-income households.
2012 report from the Public Religion Research Institute on the cultural and political beliefs of white working-class Americans.
2012 study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Marquette University on unemployment and voter turnout.
2012 report from Illinois Wesleyan University published in Public Opinion Quarterly on income inequality and public opinion over time.
2011 study in the Journal of Marketing Research on how credit card debt affects the spending habits of consumers with higher self-control.
2011 study by the Harvard Business School and Duke University on U.S. residents’ perceptions of wealth inequality in the United States.
2012 report by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University on housing trends after the financial crisis.
2002 paper in Industrial and Corporate Change that examines innovation dynamics among more than 700 entrepreneurial teams attempting to start businesses.