2016 study in the Journal of Marriage and Family that looks at whether girls and young women who take abstinence pledges are less likely to become pregnant, acquire STDs.
2016 roundup of research that explores the growth in the number of white, Hispanic and Asian students attending the nation's more than 100 HBCUs, or historically black colleges and universities.
2015 study published in The Journal of the American Dental Association that examines how often young adults visited U.S. emergency rooms for the treatment of toothaches between 2001 and 2010.
2015 working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research that examines medical spending among elderly Americans, with a focus on the amount of medical expenses for those who are ages 70 to 90.
2016 primer for student journalists and new education reporters that offers information about sources and databases related to higher education in the U.S.
2015 study published in the Journal of Economic Perspectives that examines the problems associated with collecting data using household surveys, including declining response rates.
2015 study published in Political Analysis that examines forecasts from the Social Security Administration to determine whether and why the federal agency has made errors in its projections.
2015 research brief from Scholars Strategy Network and the University of Iowa that explores inequalities in how U.S. government "safety net" programs serve the poor.
2015 study published in Economic Development Quarterly that examines how the impact fees that governments charge on new construction projects affect local employment.
2015 research brief that looks at the Republican divide over Medicaid expansion, by Alexander Hertel-Fernandez and Theda Skocpol of Harvard University.