Employment increases after taxes are cut for most income earners -- but not when tax cuts target the top 10% of earners -- according to recent research in the Journal of Political Economy.
A new paper out of the National Bureau of Economic Research finds that for each additional dollar in per capita tax revenue collected in 1870, a black politician was 25% more likely to experience violence.
As the U.S. prepares for its 2020 census, we summarize research that looks at who’s most likely to be missed by the decennial population count and how an incorrect tally can hurt communities.
A new macroeconomic shock model built on interconnected networks estimates consequences of the U.S. tariffs on European metal.
The 10 research roundups our readers visited most often in 2018 focus on topics ranging from fake news and school uniforms to the Supreme Court and Olympic games.
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To help journalists understand margin of error and how to correctly interpret data from surveys and polls, we’ve put together a list of seven tips, including clarifying examples.
This sampling of research examines urban renewal efforts and how vacant and abandoned buildings affect local property values, crime and health.
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.
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.
A collection of research and resources to help journalists write about the so-called "tampon tax," or sales taxes charged on feminine hygiene products.