Research in Brief

Welcome, Stranger: The Positive Labor Market Effects of Immigration

In a study of OECD countries, immigration had a small positive impact on receiving countries' labor markets.

Family Planning and Education: A Case Study in Ethiopia

Family planning services are most effective in communities with low levels of education.

High Speed Rail: Is It Pulling into a City Near You?

High speed rail is coming, but where should it go?

Where Have All The Bees Gone?

New research looks at the link between colony collapse and pesticide exposure.

The Economics of Human Smuggling

Policymakers can fight human smuggling with economics.

No Push, No Pull

Pension plans change the labor market for principals and teachers.

Conspicuous Conservation

For environmentally friendly products, performance isn't everything.

Failure to Launch: New York City and Congestion Pricing

New York's failed plan for congestion pricing has lessons for policymakers everywhere.

Lessons from the 2006-2008 World Food Crisis

The secret to international food security is agricultural productivity, policy predictability, and openness to trade.

Pirating for Innovation

Are content providers pulling the wool over our eyes? Is piracy actually good for innovation?