This roundup of research focuses on border barriers — what they are, why they have become popular, whether they actually help countries control their borders and how they impact the environment and local communities.
Studies on the effects of the 2013 U.S. government shutdown, including changes in short-term spending habits and crime rates.
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.
Employees who work in hot conditions are not as productive and can suffer from kidney injury, dehydration and other health problems, according to a new review.
As baby boomers age, demand for home health care increases. Studies identify trends in availability and reasons for the industry's rapid churn.
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.
What are the risks of formaldehyde exposure? And how much exposure constitutes a real risk? We review the research.
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.
This collection of research looks at Ban the Box initiatives, including potential impacts in areas such as crime and employee discrimination.