Last updated: December 12, 2016
People are unlikely to bet against their own preferences in sports or politics, new research suggests, even when such “emotional hedging” may be in their interest.
Last updated: November 7, 2016
A study by Yale University scholars suggests doctors’ political affiliation influences their approach to health issues such as marijuana use, abortion and firearm storage.
Last updated: November 2, 2016
People with little interest in politics vote more during violent wars, a 2016 study in the American Journal of Political Science finds. Overall, people vote less if there have been few recent war deaths.
Last updated: August 30, 2016
2016 study in Contemporary Economic Policy that examines the fragmentation of the media alongside political polarization.
Last updated: August 19, 2016
Trade with China killed over 2 million American jobs in the 2000s and depressed wages. But globalized supply chains are also creating jobs in the U.S.
Last updated: August 9, 2016
2016 study in Political Communication examines the media’s role in shaping perceptions about how divided the country is and how voters respond to members of the other party.
Last updated: January 8, 2016
2015 study published in the Journal of Public Policy that examines whether and how public opinion about education reforms are affected when residents of Tennessee are presented with student-performance data.