Americans are not all enjoying the same life expectancy gains. The differences, when mapped by county, could have predicted the 2016 presidential election.
Jews have long been associated with finance and banking. Today, people in areas of Germany that historically experienced the highest levels of anti-Semitism are economically worse off, new research shows.
Offshore tax havens help disguise the extent of income inequality. New research looks at who evades taxes, where, and how they contribute to inequality.
Employees’ ability to socialize and collaborate is a valuable skill that employers are increasingly rewarding, a forthcoming paper finds.
Americans tend to shun redistributive economic programs. But widening income inequality may be changing that position, a new paper shows.
Some immigrant groups in the U.S. seem to be more successful than others. A new paper looks at how country of origin correlates with measures of personal success.
Do private prisons save money? At what cost to inmates and society? We review the research on a host of related policy questions.
Being born into a world with cleaner air seems to make people more successful, a new paper finds.
Agriculture subsidies and food stamps are wrapped into one five-year law that costs taxpayers about $100 billion per year. A government report looks at how the current farm bill is faring.
Since the end of the draft in the 1970s, the U.S. military has become a professional fighting force. But is it representative of Americans? Not really.