Research in Brief

Reviewing the Research on National Maternity Leave Policies and their Effects on Women’s Careers, Children’s Health, and Employers’ Bottom Line

In 2015, women surpassed men in their likelihood of holding a bachelor’s degree. The gender pay gap has been steadily...

Using Technology to Enhance Government Transparency and Counter Corruption

In recent years, advancements in information and communication technologies (ICTs) have revolutionized processes for the exchange of information and allowed...

Immigration and Jobs: David Card’s Influential Study

A chief concern of modern policy is the impact of immigrants on natives’ employment prospects. The difficulty for academics attempting...

Does Personal Experience Affect Monetary Policy Decisions?

Will the central bank in the United States reduce or maintain the current interest rate? Do statements made by the...

Evidencia sobre el efecto del impuesto a refrescos y bebidas azucaradas en México

Entre 2012 y 2013, nos enteramos de que México se convirtió en uno de los países con mayores niveles de...

Do Industrial Robots Contribute to Unemployment and Lower Wages?

Over the past few years, rapid advances in technology have posed greater threats to jobs, especially those vulnerable to automation....

China’s New Internet Policy: A Blessing or a Hurdle?

China’s policymakers are active in promoting online real-name registration policies, requiring Internet users to disclose their identity and personal information...

Breaking the Cycle of Inner City Violence with PTSD Care

As many cities across the country actively seek solutions to stem violence, researchers from Emory University, New York University, and...

Crafting Counter-Narratives in Islamic Terrorism: America’s Failures and Lessons

The discourse around the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s (ISIS) use of social media evolves as the group continues...

How Should We Understand Alliance Formation in a Multilateral World?

For several decades, bilateral modeling has been the central tool in much of the theoretical and empirical research on alliance...