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.
This 2015 study looks at the impacts that legalizing gambling has on the local and state government expenditures and revenues.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2015 paper from researchers at the Congressional Budget Office examining various theories of earnings loss from job displacement.
2015 research brief that explores definitions and characteristics of the “working poor," by Brian C. Thiede or Louisiana State University and the Scholars Strategy Network.