We offer tips and research to help journalists scrutinize economic impact studies for projects such as sports stadiums, tourist attractions and public universities.
Low-income workers asked to verify that they qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) are less likely to claim the wage subsidy -- or even file a federal tax return, a new paper finds.
Nearly one-third of mayors believe that city policies won’t lessen health disparities, according to new research from Drexel University.
Research examining the health effects of bike sharing, distribution of access to these services, use of helmets and more.
Do food labels work? This roundup highlights studies that explore effects of food labeling campaigns on consumer perceptions and purchases.
This new roundup of research looks at how changes in college aid may affect student mobility and "brain drain" within states and regions of the country.
Scholars have found that teacher salaries are linked to employee retention and that higher pay may draw smarter people to the field.
Loss of obstetric services at hospitals in rural counties puts mothers at a higher risk of preterm birth and birth outside of a hospital.
This collection of research looks at Ban the Box initiatives, including potential impacts in areas such as crime and employee discrimination.
The cost of filing federal income tax returns has risen steadily since the 1980s, partly because Americans are filing more forms with their returns, a UCLA researcher has found.