Research in Brief

Understanding the Impact of Immigration on Labor Markets: A Tale of Two Miamis

In 2015, the United Nations estimated an international migrant population of 243 million people around the world. Immigration has been...

How Fear of the Future Causes Political Gridlock

Gridlock can occur even when the same political party controls both houses of the U.S. Congress, as we have seen...

Can a Low-Carbon Economy Grow GDP?

In the face of climate change, the most effective way to ensure that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are slowed or...

Evaluating the Impact of Minimum Wage Increases on Child Neglect

During the most recent presidential election, the issue of raising the federal minimum wage was intensely debated. Political debates about...

Innovation, Skilled Immigrants, and Why We Need More of Them

The immigration debate playing out in the United States is beleaguered by concerns over whether unskilled immigrant workers are undermining...

How Big Data and Education Technology Are Changing K-12 Education

Gone are the days when someone was overwhelmed with joy simply because Amazon or Pandora correctly discerned his or her...

Building School Latrines in India to Increase School Enrollment

UNESCO estimates that there are still 263 million children ages six to 17 years old who do not attend school....

Housing Relocation in Developing Countries: Opportunity or Isolation?

Over the course of the last two decades, there has been a significant trend toward urbanization worldwide as the promise...

Ethanol Cookstoves and Their Impact on Pregnant Women: Lessons from Nigeria

In Nigeria and much of the developing world, kerosene and biomass fuels are used to provide energy for cooking, heating,...

Halting Harassment: The Impact of Anti-Bullying Policies on LGBT Students

Students across the United States wake up each morning afraid to attend school because of the daily difficulties they encounter...