Last updated: December 16, 2015
2015 updated selection of research on the wide range of impacts of retail chain stores, including on small local business, county-level employment, and more.
Last updated: December 7, 2015
This 2015 study looks at the impacts that legalizing gambling has on the local and state government expenditures and revenues.
Last updated: November 1, 2015
2015 report from Yale University and the University of Florida that estimates the amount of solid waste the U.S. disposed of in 2012 and analyzes the effectiveness of U.S. landfills at capturing gas emissions.
Last updated: October 24, 2015
2014 article in the Cambridge Journal of Economics on the scholarly literature, current debates, progress made, and the proposed remedies for closing the gender pay gap.
Last updated: October 16, 2015
2015 collection of studies and reports focusing on inappropriate relationships between inmates and prison employees, anti-fraternization policies and growth in the number of female prison guards.
Last updated: October 5, 2015
2015 study from Cornell University and Southern Illinois University that explores how participating in high-school sports may influence a person’s job prospects, leadership skills and late-life personality.
Last updated: August 18, 2015
2015 report from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis looks at how higher education affects the ability of different racial groups to accumulate wealth and overcome financial hardship.
Last updated: August 11, 2015
For this 2015 working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research, researchers tested economic models to predict how much smart machines may eventually replace human labor.