Research in Brief

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

Speak Softly and Share the Big Stick

A recent survey by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs provides an opportunity to evaluate America’s new vision of U.S. global leadership.

Tracking Trends in Emergency Department Admissions

Authors offer three reasons for the growth in hospital admissions through emergency departments.

The Future of Energy: Our Neighbors to the North?

Climate policies and their restriction on carbon emissions will have a direct impact on the expansion and growth of the Canadian oil sands industry