A subject of debate: is economic policy uncertainty holding back a stronger post-Great Recession recovery?
Recent research reveals that some urban rust belt cities adapted to the changing economic environment to become stable performers in their region.
India’s Child Labor Act of 1986 proves to have backfired on itself with increased child labor and diminished household welfare.
Private prisons are cheaper to build and to manage than publicly run prisons, but it is unclear whether they reduce costs overall, and they may incentivize private corporations to provide poor facilities.
A new study examines the role that public garden partnerships can play during times of urban scarcity.
A recent study finds that year-round elementary school calendars negatively impact maternal employment because it is more difficult for parents to secure child care.
New research estimates the growth of families living in extreme poverty from 1996 to 2011 is 159 percent, and the authors argue that welfare reform is largely to blame.
Low-income fathers with debt are more likely to reduce labor hours and child support payments.
Instability in low-income women’s life events corresponds to an increased reliance on public health insurance systems.