Access to maternity leave after the birth or adoption of a child is not improving for women, though the number of men on leave is growing. Fathers are also more likely to receive paid leave.
Immigrants to the United States before the First World War made their new communities richer and better educated over the long-term, new research shows.
Investing in financial knowledge is akin to investing in human capital, argues a new paper in the
. Up to 40 percent of wealth inequality among retirees is a result of differences in financial knowledge.
Poor labor productivity gains are hobbling America’s economic recovery, especially in western states.
While debates about financial inequality generally focus on individual earnings and wealth, a new study suggests the value of health insurance is a crucial factor affecting the distribution of income in the United States.
Offering every citizen a guaranteed monthly payment is an idea that has gained traction in some parts of the world. Would it really reduce poverty? We review the research.
A new study suggests the proportion of government employees who were black or white and spoke only English fell after a major U.S. city adopted a bilingual employment policy.
A new study suggests Americans are less likely to support a tax on the wealthy after seeing a poor person in an affluent setting.
Living in a crime-prone neighborhood can be stressful. Researchers in Scotland have found a connection between premature births and low birthweights.
A study in the
American Journal of Criminal Justice looks at where registered sex offenders live 15 years after arrest.