Nearly every 2020 Democratic candidate polling above half a percentage point nationally supports raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. Most research finds small job losses from minimum wage hikes, but some analyses estimate larger losses.
A forthcoming study offers new insights into voters' behavior at the polls, including their reactions to long lines and voter ID laws.
When Americans go to vote, journalists are never far behind. These 11 tips from veteran reporters and voting scholars can bolster your Election Day coverage.
When Democratic presidential candidates appeal to Latino voters, white Democrats become less supportive, a study finds.
We've gathered and summarized a sampling of research to help journalists understand the implications and impacts of “free college,” “tuition-free” and “college promise” programs.
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 are hardly settled.
One of the most common ways reporters cover elections — with a focus on who’s in the lead and who’s behind instead of on policy issues — hurts the public and the news industry.
Employment increases after taxes are cut for most income earners -- but not when tax cuts target the top 10% of earners -- according to recent research in the Journal of Political Economy.
Lagging home values and high foreclosure rates among Hispanic Democrats helped shift Florida from a blue state in 2012 to a red one in 2016, study finds.
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.