Child & Family

School Enrollment and a Mother’s Ability to Work: A Study of Developing Nations

A study of developing nations explores the relationship between water infrastructure, female employment, and school attendance for children.

Maternal Tradeoffs: Economic Consequences for Mothers Who Breastfeed

Breastfeeding has health benefits, but does it also carry an economic penalty for mothers?

Filing Taxes: Good For Your Health

Expansions in the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) are associated with improved child health outcomes.

Rising Costs, Expanding Waistlines

What dropping ten pounds could mean for your state and your pocketbook

Quid Pro Quo? Oh No: University Revenues and Compensation for Student-Athletes

How much are college basketball players worth? More than you’d think.

Power Plays: What’s Ahead for US Energy

The former Chairman and CEO of Chicago-based Excelon, John W. Rowe discusses the future of energy production, pricing, and policy.

Chasing the American Dream

Is the growing achievement gap hampering disadvantaged kids' ability to catch up?

The Effect of Additional Time in School on Students’ Cognitive Skills

A new study examines whether more time in the classroom mean smarter students.

Where the EITC Goes: A Qualitative Examination of EITC Allocation

A working paper from the National Poverty Center examines the allocation of the Earned Income Tax Credit in the budgets of low-income families

Pathways to Opportunity: An Interview with Goucher College President Sanford J. Ungar

Goucher College's President discusses the school's Educational Opportunity Program, its accomplishments and areas for improvement.

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