A $1 increase in the minimum wage is associated with a 2 percent drop in the teen birth rate, suggests a new study in the
American Journal of Public Health.
Almost everyone has a smartphone. They can be distracting. But new research shows they may also impair our ability to think straight even when we’re not using them.
Being born into a world with cleaner air seems to make people more successful, a new paper finds.
Half of millennials believe Social Security will run dry before they retire. That’s not entirely true, but without major reforms their benefits will take a hit. We explain.
Immigrants to the United States before the First World War made their new communities richer and better educated over the long-term, new research shows.
In some states, 20 to 30 percent of working-age adults have a physical, emotional or cognitive disability, according to a new study that looks at disability prevalence in each state.
Poor labor productivity gains are hobbling America’s economic recovery, especially in western states.
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.
Offering every citizen a guaranteed monthly payment is an idea that has gained traction in some parts of the world. Would it really reduce poverty? We review the research.
A host of government agencies and multilateral organizations publish trade data. They hold thousands of untold stories. Here are some places to start.