2016 literature review of academic studies and papers that looks at the minimum wage in the United States, its wider effects and policy implications.
2016 study published in PNAS that looks at the impact of night-shift work on measures of drowsiness, driving performance and risk for motor vehicle crashes.
2015 study published in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis that looks at the economic and other benefits of community college certificates.
2016 collection of research and reports aimed at helping journalists write about the public policy debate surrounding transgender individuals and bathroom access.
2016 study published in Demography that looks at how welfare reform policies aimed at getting more single mothers into the workforce affected employment among young men.
2016 study by two Harvard University researchers that looks at how housing loss, including eviction and housing condemnation, affects job loss among the working poor.
2016 report from the Congressional Research Service that outlines the key components of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
2016 study published in the American Journal of Sociology that examines the connection between social class and the rise of personal income inequality since the 1980s.
2016 study published in Social Problems that looks at how female math and science teachers influence high school students’ decisions to major in STEM fields.
2016 research brief from the Scholars Strategy Network that examines whether more blue-collar workers would seek elected office if legislative salaries were higher.
2016 study from researchers at Florida State University that examines whether joblessness affects the commission of serious property crime, specifically robbery and burglary.
2015 study published in Demography that analyzes immigration’s effect on the childcare prices and women's childbearing decisions.
2015 study published in Political Analysis that examines forecasts from the Social Security Administration to determine whether and why the federal agency has made errors in its projections.
2015 updated selection of research on the wide range of impacts of retail chain stores, including on small local business, county-level employment, and more.
This 2015 study looks at the impacts that legalizing gambling has on the local and state government expenditures and revenues.