2010 study by USDA's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion on the costs of providing for child-rearing needs, based on a survey of more than 15,000 households.
2011 study in the Journal of Marriage and Family on educational results for children in nontraditional families and related causes.
2011 study for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the vulnerability of American households to financial emergencies.
2011 study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Harvard University published in the online journal Plos ONE on impacts of poverty on child brain growth.
2010 report from the Pew Center on the States on the challenges the country faces in providing high-speed Internet access to all Americans.
2010 study by University of Pittsburgh and University of Maryland on outcomes for youth placed in alternate forms of foster care.
2011 study in the American Journal of Sociology on gender differences and outcomes of housing relocations.
2010 study by the Inter-American Development Bank on the economic circumstances of new immigrants and the need for insurance safety nets.
2010 study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine on the conditions of fresh food in stores in lower-income neighborhoods.
2008 study in the American Journal of Political Science on political conditions that attract foreign direct investment.