Research in Brief

Who Isn’t Paying the Rent?: Gender Discrepancies in Eviction

A new study examines the prevalence of eviction in the lives of low-income women living in Milwaukee.

Cell Mates: Mobile Phones and Digital Access in China

Have mobile phones been effective in narrowing China's digital divide?

Negotiating Your Way Out of the Binder

What role does the willingness to negotiate for salaries play in the gender gap?

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