Author: Clark Merrefield
Recent research provides insight on whether G20 nations are addressing climate change and economic inequality. Plus, how international institutions are surviving the Trump presidency.
When it comes to where America’s legislators invest their personal money, turns out they stick pretty firmly to their ideological ground.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a jobs report every month. Here are key facts journalists should know before reporting on it.
Money and illegal drugs are inextricable. This roundup brings together recent research exploring the wide-ranging relationship between economics and drugs.
New research finds that legalized abortion following Roe v. Wade accounts for 45% of the decline in U.S. crime rates over the past three decades. Some other economists are not convinced.
Get caught up on the tennis match that is the U.S.-China trade war, and explore the latest research analyzing how U.S. import tariffs are impacting the economy.
New research in JAMA Pediatrics finds an association between spending early childhood in a country with wide income inequality and being bullied during early adolescence.
In neighborhoods that shifted from white to black in the prewar era, housing rental prices soared while home values plunged, according to a new NBER working paper.
Game of Thrones isn't just a cultural phenomenon — it's an academic one too. Clark Merrefield digs into recent GoT research.
Rising Federal Reserve interest rates in the lead-up to the Great Recession may have steered investors toward riskier housing investments, according to new research.