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The Supreme Court's ruling to uphold the ACA subsidies was a demonstration of law and economics at their best, with experts in both fields striving to determine how complex policies have real practical effects on individual lives.

June 25, 2015

It's difficult to translate a carbon tax from an economist’s whiteboard to reality. A new report examines the challenges and offers solutions.

June 25, 2015

Having a place to call home is a signature component of the American dream. But for far too many people, finding safe, decent, affordable housing is extremely stressful.

June 16, 2015

Four Reasons Why You Shouldn't Worry About Prison Escapes

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Four Reasons Why You Shouldn't Worry About Prison Escapes

For the great majority of escapes, there's no real threat to public safety.

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project

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Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project

How could the Supreme Court's decision affect how we address and measure housing discrimination and ongoing segregation in the United States?

Mapping America's Rental Housing Crisis

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Mapping America's Rental Housing Crisis

No matter where you live, there's not enough affordable rental housing. Use our new interactive map to explore the extent of the problem, county by county.

Millennials and the Remaking of US Cities

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Millennials and the Remaking of US Cities

Watch as Urban's Rolf Pendall and Washington Post's Emily Badger talk about how millennials are reshaping urban life in America.

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