Rising Federal Reserve interest rates in the lead-up to the Great Recession may have steered investors toward riskier housing investments, according to new research.
Child and adolescent deaths have decreased 51.7% worldwide from 1990 to 2017. But the gap between poor and rich countries has grown.
New research quantifies how global warming has hampered — and benefited — wealthier and poorer economies.
Research shows that when people of different races and ethnicities had equal access to health care, disparities in death rates decreased.
Evidence from a randomized control trial indicates that when you introduce a question about citizenship on a United States Census form, respondents answer a smaller percentage of the questions.
Khalil Gibran Muhammad, professor of history, race and public policy at Harvard Kennedy School, offers journalists guidance on covering racism in America and explains why newsrooms should use the term "racist" more often.
Distinguishing between in-state and out-of-state college tuition creates missed opportunities from a national perspective.
Earnings inequality is rising at the biggest firms in the U.S., but average employee earnings across firms — not within them — accounts for most of the recent rise in earnings inequality.
Over one in ten households in the U.S. spends more than half their income on housing costs – a financial burden that takes a toll on health, too.
Journalists Daffodil Altan and Andrés Cediel discuss the importance of tenacity and cultural competency in doing high-quality investigative journalism.