Research in Brief

Gone Agro: Upgrading Modern Agriculture with Pre-War Farming Practices

Can old fashion farming practicies replace chemicals without harming yields?

Maintaining an Edge: How School Districts Respond to Competition

Researchers expand their focus on the effects of school-choice programs to include the reactions of districts to student migration.

Using NCAA Academic Performance Metrics Effectively: No Slam Dunk

Authors describe the implications of certain NCAA academic performance metrics

Social Capital and Malnutrition: A Case Study in Peru

A World Bank report looks at the impact of women's social capital on child malnutrition in Peru.

A New Era in Substance Abuse Treatment?

Researchers examine the potential to improve outcomes for substance abuse disorders under health care reform

We Rise Together: The Benefits of Regional Economic Clustering

Policies to encourage economic clusters have benefits larger than the sum of their parts

Parental Health Insurance: The New Financial Aid

New research links access to parental health insurance with the decision to pursue higher education

Moving, But to Opportunity? Examining Neighborhood Relocation

A new examination of the Moving to Opportunity study uncovers previously unexplored effects of housing vouchers on residents' well-being.

Where is the Money? Taxation Reform in Latin America

A new Inter-American Development Bank report examines the consequences of Latin American taxation systems and outlines a potential way forward

Equal Punishment for All?

For some juveniles conviction in an adult court is not the only enhanced punishment they face