policy

Quitting Smoking Can Increase Weight More Than We Thought

Obesity is a growing health problem in the United States with prevalence rates rising from 13 percent in the 1960s...

Is Training Informal Healthcare Providers The Solution to India’s Doctor Shortage?

India, like other developing countries, is struggling with a scarcity of formally trained medical professionals, especially in rural and isolated...

CPR Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

The Chicago Policy Review celebrates 20 years of bridging the gap between policy research and the real world.

Economic Elites in the Driver’s Seat

Based on a new dataset of policy changes, Martin Gilens and Benjamin Page bring new evidence to cross-examine American politics: how democratic is American democracy?

Stop, Children, What’s That Sound? The Unintended Consequences of Police Contact on Juveniles

Study finds that “stop, question, and frisk” interactions between juveniles and police lead to an enhanced likelihood of future youth delinquency.