Research in Brief

Causes of War: When the Unknown Creates False Optimism

Differing estimates and perceptions of opponents’ power may increase the likelihood of war. Countries are generally incentivized to misrepresent their...

Frenando el acoso escolar: el impacto de políticas contra el bullying hacia estudiantes LGBT

Cada mañana, muchos estudiantes se levantan con miedo de ir a la escuela por las dificultades que enfrentan al identificarse...

¿Les estamos quitando sus empleos? Nueva evidencia sobre los braceros mexicanos en Estados Unidos

En el debate político actual, se ha vuelto común la afirmación de que los migrantes en el mercado laboral disminuyen...

The Affordable Housing Gap Leaves Low-Income Renters without Options

The Urban Institute recently released a report highlighting a significant gap in the amount of affordable housing available, and the...

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....