When research grant proposals are evaluated mainly on the credentials of the researcher, and not the proposal itself, there is a bias in favor of men.
Grocery stores raise prices to offset hikes in the minimum wage, a new study suggests. Poor households are impacted most.
A collection of research and resources to help journalists write about the so-called "tampon tax," or sales taxes charged on feminine hygiene products.
Uninsured adults don't use emergency rooms more than insured adults. But they use other forms of health care much less, new research finds. Another study considers a strategy to change this.
Hate speech is not hard to find in 2017. Such verbal violence begets hate and prejudice, a new study finds.
One-third of African American men have been convicted of a felony, according to data recently published in
Demography. For white men, the figure is less than half that.
Death and taxes: They’re not only unavoidable; for the very rich, they’re also inseparable. The estate tax — the “death tax” to critics — is a levy on your property when you expire. But the threshold is high and few are required to pay. Under House Republicans’ November 2017 tax proposal, the Tax Cuts
Lowering America’s corporate tax rate is a priority for the Trump administration and Congressional Republicans. Elsewhere in government, however, analysts are suggesting caution.
Most people trust doctors to treat them only when necessary. A new study looks at the problem of "overtreatment recommendations."
Restaurant owners benefited the most from a sales tax cut in France, pocketing around 41 percent of the savings.