Carbon taxes and cap-and-trade are the strategies for tackling climate change that have won the hearts of many economists. But the details of how the price of carbon is set, and who sets it, are hardly settled.
Journalists report on complex and difficult topics, including natural disasters, political violence and human suffering. We’ve summarized studies that look at how occupational stress affects journalists' mental health.
A new paper out of the National Bureau of Economic Research finds that for each additional dollar in per capita tax revenue collected in 1870, a black politician was 25% more likely to experience violence.
We gathered and summarized a sampling of published studies and working papers that examine white supremacy and far-right extremist groups from multiple angles, including online strategies for spreading propaganda.
Two experts — a university researcher and a former Census Bureau director — point out weaknesses in news coverage of the U.S. census and how journalists can do a better job covering the once-every-10-years population count.