Hospital mergers may result in increased health care costs, even when a merger doesn’t reduce competition in a market, according to new research by UCLA economist Matt Schmitt.
Low-wage employers in Washington DC discriminate against applicants with longer commutes and, to a lesser extent, those with stereotypically “black” names, according to a forthcoming study.
This new roundup of research looks at how changes in college aid may affect student mobility and "brain drain" within states and regions of the country.
A collection of research and resources to help journalists write about the so-called "tampon tax," or sales taxes charged on feminine hygiene products.
Industrial espionage may call to mind men in trench coats and fedoras. These days, the spies are often hackers, but the handsome rewards still come with a cost.
This collection of research, compiled to help journalists write about Black Friday and winter holiday shopping, examines shopper experiences, holiday pricing, shopping psychology and Black Friday aggression.
Lowering America’s corporate tax rate is a priority for the Trump administration and Congressional Republicans. Elsewhere in government, however, analysts are suggesting caution.
Author Michael Pollan discussed the Farm Bill’s far-reaching impact on the U.S. food system and the environment, how journalists can better cover food policy, and more during a visit to Harvard's Shorenstein Center.
Most people trust doctors to treat them only when necessary. A new study looks at the problem of "overtreatment recommendations."
The debate over farmed salmon raises a number of health and environmental questions. This explainer and research review will help journalists sort through the noise.