Drafting the federal budget is one of an American president’s most influential undertakings. But two-thirds of spending is set before the process even begins. We explain.
Diabetes, heart disease and back pain are the priciest ailments in the United States, a new survey has found. And the cost of healthcare is rising far faster
Research in the American Journal of Political Science suggests a higher turnout among minorities in voting districts where minorities make up most of the voting-age population.
A 2016 tip sheet that offers journalists guidance on how to research foreign lobbying in the United States.
2016 literature review of academic studies and papers that looks at the minimum wage in the United States, its wider effects and policy implications.
2016 report from researchers at Colorado State and Harvard universities that provides the first overall assessment of the economic value of America's national parks and programs offered by
2016 study in Public Finance Review that tries to gauge the public’s interest in new sources of revenue to fund road construction and maintenance.
2016 study in the American Political Science Review that examines how gender quotas influence women's selection to and ability to maintain top political posts.
2016 study published in PNAS that examines how false beliefs about the biological differences between black and white people might influence pain assessment and treatment of black patients.
2015 working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research that assesses how job loss, negative home equity and other types of “financial shock” influence whether homeowners default