Nearly every 2020 Democratic candidate polling above half a percentage point nationally supports raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. Most research finds small job losses from minimum wage hikes, but some analyses estimate larger losses.
New natural resource revenue may exacerbate corruption in states already struggling with government corruption, new research finds.
Exposure to extremely hot weather relative to the norm during pregnancy puts women and infants at risk for health problems.
To save money and help with teacher recruitment, a growing number of public schools are taking Fridays off. We've gathered research on the benefits and consequences of four-day school weeks.
A new paper quantifies the amount of household instability U.S. children experience over the course of their childhoods. A key source of instability: siblings, stepsiblings and other relatives.
There is an old story -- an apocryphal tale of the undead reanimated -- a legend passed down from stock broker to stock broker. They call it “the Halloween strategy.”
We've gathered and summarized a sampling of research to help journalists understand the implications and impacts of “free college,” “tuition-free” and “college promise” programs.
University of Pennsylvania education professor Laura W. Perna offers journalists seven tips for covering "free college" and college promise programs.
HBCUs looking to raise bond capital face higher fees than non-HBCUs, even when agencies that rate credit risk give HBCU-issued bonds their highest scores, according to recent research.
We asked veteran journalists, researchers and others for advice on helping newsrooms fine-tune their strategies for covering whistleblowers. Here are six tips we created, based on their insights.