Research in Brief

When Costs Outweigh Benefits: Accounting for Environmental Externalities

Beware of net negative value industries.

Educating for Equality

A scholarship program for Kenyan girls has benefits for that go far beyond the classroom.

A Good Carbon Tax

Cap-and-tax might be the best way to mitigate emissions after all.

Missing the Middle

The nation's neighborhoods increasingly segregate by income.

It Pays to Price Congestion

It saves commuters time and money, so why is it so unpopular?

Pulling the Purse Strings: Choice and Competition in Public Schools

Urban school districts spend to compete.

Cities Insecure: Urban Poor in Times of Rising Food Prices

The pricey downside of life in the city.

Balancing Humanitarian Aid and Sustainable Development

Making the transition from short-term needs to long-term progress.

Browner Pastures

Brownfield makeovers aren't glamorous for everyone.

Why Migrate When You Have TV?

There is little doubt that media dominates modern life. But is media's influence so great that it affects where we decide to live?