Research in Brief

To Export or Not to Export: Benefits and Consequences of Exporting US Natural Gas

Allowing exports of America's natural gas: DOE says yes, but what does research say?

School Nurses: Luxury or Necessity?

Do school-based health centers improve sexual health outcomes for teenagers?

Let’s Make a Deal: An Analytical Framework for the Iran Nuclear Negotiations

Researchers graphically illustrate why previous diplomatic efforts have failed to deter Iran’s progress toward a nuclear weapons capability.

Over-Parenting: Under the Lens

A study finds that professionals agree on a range of actions that are indicative of over-parenting.

Teach the Parent, Help the Kids

A new report demonstrates the connection between maternal and child education, finding that mothers’ literacy programs boost their children’s math scores and their own sense of empowerment.

Planning Ahead: Does Government “Beat the Clock”?

How do governments respond to citizen-led initiatives?

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.

Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor… But Tell Them to get Healthcare in Canada

There are disparities in healthcare utilization rates between the US and Canada for disadvantaged subgroups.

Maternal Tradeoffs: Economic Consequences for Mothers Who Breastfeed

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

The Results Are In: Drug Tests Are Positive

Could pro-drug testing legislation benefit labor market outcomes for African American job-seekers?