2016 study published in Criminology that looks at how perceptions of racial bias in the criminal justice system are affected by neighborhood attitudes and negative interactions with police.
2016 study in Educational Researcher that suggests Americans are more concerned about student achievement gaps that impact the poor than gaps affecting minority children.
This 2016 research roundup looks at high-cost credit and the arguments over whether payday loans help or hurt the working poor.
2016 research review of school vouchers and their impact on students’ success.
A roundup of studies on the Housing First program and its impact on chronic homelessness among those with mental illnesses and/or substance abuse problems.
2016 study published in Demography that looks at whether women in Nepal use abortion and modern contraceptives interchangeably.
2015 study published in Health Affairs that looks at how the diets of people who live in "food deserts" change after a neighborhood supermarket opens.
2016 review of the research literature on U.S. lotteries and the types of people most likely to play.
2016 study in Health Affairs that looks at the effectiveness of Medicaid programs in getting enrollees, who are twice as likely to smoke as the general population, to stop using tobacco.
2016 research brief from Scholars Strategy Network that looks at whether praise or money is a more effective tool for encouraging adolescents to complete after-school tutoring sessions.