This tip sheet, from two journalists who grew up poor and still have strong ties to the working class, is meant to help newsrooms do a better job covering poverty and people with limited resources.
Low-wage employers in Washington DC discriminate against applicants with longer commutes and, to a lesser extent, those with stereotypically “black” names, according to a forthcoming study.
We spotlight research on working moms. Overall, the research suggests maternal employment has little impact on kid's behavior and academic achievement over the short term and may have long-term benefits.
Our personal well-being is more than twice as sensitive to economic decline as it is to economic growth, according to a new study.
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.
Scholars have found that teacher salaries are linked to employee retention and that higher pay may draw smarter people to the field.
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.
Grocery stores raise prices to offset hikes in the minimum wage, a new study suggests. Poor households are impacted most.
A collection of research and resources to help journalists write about the so-called "tampon tax," or sales taxes charged on feminine hygiene products.