Vouchers

Paying for Prejudice: How Public Funds Are Being Used to Fund Discrimination in Schools

With the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as the United States Secretary of Education, the subject of vouchers has gained a...

Closing the private school enrollment gap: Are education vouchers enough?

Variations in parental education and income explain most of the ethnic, racial, and immigrant differences in private school attendance.

Food Stamps: More than a Safety Net?

Researchers find positive effects on health and economic self-sufficiency decades after initial exposure to the largest US hunger safety net program.

Moving, But to Opportunity? Examining Neighborhood Relocation

A new examination of the Moving to Opportunity study uncovers previously unexplored effects of housing vouchers on residents' well-being.

Who Can Afford Affordable Housing?

The Low Income Housing Tax Credit, along with the Housing Choice Voucher program, haven't relieved the housing cost burden.

Pulling the Purse Strings: Choice and Competition in Public Schools

Urban school districts spend to compete.

Disparities in Home Are Disparities in Health

Disparities in Home Are Disparities in Health

A family’s housing reality is often viewed as an index of its economic situation. However, Brian Jacob, Jens Ludwig, and Douglas Miller's new NBER working paper joins a groundswell of research that demonstrates that housing situations are in fact proxies for much more than one’s socioeconomic status.