Author: Joanna Penn
2014 paper from Harvard and Brown showing how richer teacher-to-parent messages can improve student outcomes, including increased course credits and lower dropout rates.
2014 study in the Journal of Population Economics exploring the demographic differences between authorized and unauthorized immigrants in the United States.
2014 study from Arizona State University published in the Journal of Politics showing the strong gender effect of female senators on women voters and their engagement in politics.
2014 study from Princeton University and the World Bank showing how rising inequality was linked with increased rates of violent crime in Mexico.
2014 study in Political Communication that uses survey experiments and voter analysis to show different political responses to Spanish among Democrats and Republicans.
2014 study from the World Bank and Erasmus University, Rotterdam, analyzing public health gains by developing nations and weighing evidence of growing inequality on some measures.
2014 study in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management showing the later education benefits of summer jobs programs for students.
2014 paper published in Psychological Science that uses three experiments to compare the ability of students to remember and understand information depending on how they take notes.
2014 study published in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management that explores the state and federal tax consequences of legalizing same-sex marriage.
2014 study in the Annual Review of Political Science assessing whether officeholders of racial or ethnic minorities better represents the interests of constituents from those minorities.