Research in Brief

Capturing the Economic Toll of Urban Gun Violence

Every time a trigger is pulled in Minneapolis, the creation of 80 potential jobs is blocked. While the traumatizing effects...

Analyzing Racial Bias in Selecting Students for Gifted Classes

Gifted programs in U.S. schools help many students find the sort of academic success that opens the door to opportunities...

Calculating the Health Benefits of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

The implementation of a carbon cap and trade program is often put forward by policy makers as a potential market-based...

Popularizing Remedial Education in India

Since the turn of the century, primary school attendance has increased worldwide. UNICEF reports that the number of children who...

Encouraging the Return of Talent: Evidence on Tax Incentives from Malaysia’s Returning Expert Program

High-skilled workers are continuously migrating. According to the World Bank, in 2010 there were approximately 45 million tertiary-educated migrants globally,...

Energía Fotovoltaica en México: Buen Negocio, Poca Inversión

En México se han implementado políticas públicas para promover el uso de energías renovables en la generación de electricidad. Sin...

The Digital Divide in Developing Nations: Policy Impact on the Internet in Sub-Saharan Africa

The distribution of internet penetration varies widely in sub-Saharan countries. Countries such as Seychelles and South Africa have an internet...

American Failures in Crafting Counter-Narratives to Islamic Terrorism

The discourse around ISIS’s use of social media has evolved as the group continues to organize, sponsor, and inspire global...

Projecting the Economic Implications of Carbon Pricing in China

As one of the largest greenhouse gas emitters, China has recently been increasing its efforts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions,...

Immigrants Are Welcome Here: A Case Study of Immigration in Malaysia

In the last year, immigration has captured political and economic debates in numerous countries. Some argue that immigrants displace citizens...