A new study suggests that paying teachers based on student test scores may hurt student performance in some subject areas. The issue: Historically, public school teacher salaries have been based largely on years of experience and level of education, with teachers holding master’s degrees earning more than those with bachelor’s degrees. Over the past
More than 19 percent of college students are eligible for financial aid but don't complete a FAFSA form, according to published research from an economics professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Investing in financial knowledge is akin to investing in human capital, argues a new paper in the . Up to 40 percent of wealth inequality among retirees is a result of differences in financial knowledge.
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 of income in the United States.