Research in Brief

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Working Out: The Benefits of a Transitional Jobs Program for Ex-Offenders

A prisoner reentry program just might be the holy grail of job creation. If only politicians cared.

Where Will We Be Without the Individual Mandate?

With the Supreme Court considering the constitutionality of the individual mandate, how worried should policymakers be if the mandate must be abandoned?

Tenure or Turnover?

New research finds that teacher turnover is disruptive. And offers some reasons why.

It Takes a Community

A community school isn't simply another service provider. It is a hub for community partnerships.

More Palatable and Less Effective

GDP-linked carbon intensity targets lure wary parties to the climate negotiating table. But are these targets any more than a tease?

Protesters and Pepper Spray

Police action is quieting the public square.

Income Inequality Despite Economic Growth

Emerging economies are facing the same type of income inequality that recent protests have highlighted in developed countries.

Fixing the Youth Jobs Pipeline

Workforce training programs should appeal to employers' needs, not their charity.

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Looking for the Losers in New-New Trade Theory

Trade liberalization couldn't raise wages, could it?

Positive Assortative Teaching

Good teachers like to be around other good teachers.