Category: Personal Finance
Investing in financial knowledge is akin to investing in human capital, argues a new paper in the . Up to 40 percent of wealth inequality
While debates about financial inequality generally focus on individual earnings and wealth, a new study suggests the value of health insurance is a crucial factor affecting the distribution
Millions of fathers don’t live with their children. A new study suggests those behind in child support see their kids less often, work fewer weeks a year and
A new study suggests Americans are less likely to support a tax on the wealthy after seeing a poor person in an affluent setting.
Diabetes, heart disease and back pain are the priciest ailments in the United States, a new survey has found. And the cost of healthcare is rising far faster
People are unlikely to bet against their own preferences in sports or politics, new research suggests, even when such “emotional hedging” may be in their interest.
A study in Health Affairs suggests spending for prescription opioids tripled from 1999 to 2012 and that Medicare and Medicaid covered a growing portion of those costs.
A study in The Quarterly Journal of Economics suggests poor families in Kenya spend most of the money received from charity on such things as home improvements and
Research in Social Science Research indicates poor Mexican immigrant families are far less likely than poor U.S. native families to participate in the federal food stamp program.
2016 study in the Journal of Marriage and Family that looks at the factors that influence which married men will become stay-at-home dads.