2010 study from Duke University on links between poverty, government assistance and health problems in the United States.
2011 study by RAND Corporation on the potential of educational programs in minimizing summer learning losses and their associated costs.
2011 study in American Journal of Epidemiology on how depression rates are affected by types and qualities of city neighborhoods.
2010 study by USDA's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion on the costs of providing for child-rearing needs, based on a survey of more than 15,000 households.
2011 study in the Journal of Marriage and Family on educational results for children in nontraditional families and related causes.
2011 study by the Brookings Institution on how well U.S. public-transportation networks line up with the needs of workers and commuters.
2010 study by Perspectives on Politics on Internet usage and patterns of participatory inequality in American politics.
2011 study for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the vulnerability of American households to financial emergencies.
2011 report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development on widening income inequalities among its member countries worldwide.
2011 study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Harvard University published in the online journal Plos ONE on impacts of poverty on child brain growth.