Research in Brief

Debt in the Bank: CEOs, Compensation, and Risk

A working FDIC paper examines the relationship between compensation, CEO risk behavior, and long-term firm solvency.

What’s Cooking? Effects of a School Breakfast Program on Student Achievement

Your parents said it was the most important meal of the day, but does providing breakfast in the classroom have measurable effects on academic achievement?

Insurance Exchanges: What Europe Can Teach Us

Researchers on experiences from abroad to understand the impact of new health insurance exchanges.

Assessing the State of Security at the US-Mexico Border

A working paper evaluates the state of security at the US-Mexico Border and outlines a potential way forward.

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