Research in Brief

Can Head Start and State Pre-Kindergarten Play Nice?

What does the expansion of preK services mean for Head Start?

A Tale of Two Situations

Researchers investigate the impact of school quality on student's success

The Urban East

The new Global Cities Index and Emerging Cities Outlook report looks at the international powerhouses of tomorrow

And What of Cohort Size?

Researchers use cohort size to investigate the impact of classroom size on grade level retention

us archives

Medium Rare: What’s Cooking in the Rare Earth Element Market?

Markets for Rare Earth Metals have become increasingly volatile. Six economists project future supply and demand trends.

Mid-sized Cities: Punching above their weight

Medium sized cities are a major driver of economic growth in the American economy

Healthcare Report Cards: Low GPA

Consumers give healthcare report cards a failing grade

The Unlocked Door of the Foreclosure Crisis

New research takes a second look at the substantial racial gap in the foreclosure crisis

Incomplete Assistance: Obstacles to Achieving Food Security

Agricultural micro-lending programs hold great promise, but addressing underlying impediments to production holds the key to sustainability

Student Debt: How Much Is Too Much?

The price of attending a four year college is rising. Is borrowing for school still worth the cost?