2015 working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research that examines wealth transmission between parents and children and the extent to which wealthiness is affected by genetics and environmental factors.
A 2015 study in the
Journal of School Health examining whether family income affects the eating and exercise habits of children during their summer break from school.
2015 research brief that explores definitions and characteristics of the “working poor," by Brian C. Thiede or Louisiana State University and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2015 study from Harvard showing how neighborhood circumstance can have a substantial impact on a child's future earnings.
2015 study in
Nature Neuroscience showing the relationship between a child's family income and parental education levels and the amount of brain surface area.
2015 review of research on social mobility in the U.S., with a focus on a study in
Psychological Science examining associations between ideology and perceptions of mobility.
2015 research roundup on strategies for revitalizing traditional city centers, with emphasis on a 2013 report from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, "Regenerating America’s Legacy Cities."
2014 study in the
American Journal of Public Health on the cost-effectiveness of welfare reform, examining both cost savings and effects on mortality rates and life expectancy.
2015 roundup of research relating to Americans who have dropped out of the labor force, including the changing nature of new jobs and the human impacts of unemployment.
2014 research on how lessons from past conflicts can help us better understand current events, by Ashley M. Howard, Loyola University New Orleans and the Scholars Strategy Network.