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The sharing economy holds promise for poor and disadvantaged communities, but new research shows it has not yet lived up to that potential.

June 29, 2016

Does the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, better known as food stamps, let low-income people have their cake and eat it, too?

New analysis finds that the size of the upper middle class more than doubled from 1979 to 2014.

June 21, 2016

Why Student Debt Relief Is the Wrong Way to Promote Entrepreneurship

2016 ANALYSIS

Why Student Debt Relief Is the Wrong Way to Promote Entrepreneurship

Clinton’s proposal to provide student debt relief to entrepreneurs is based on a weak evidence base and would result in an inefficient allocation of subsidies.

LGBTQ People Are More Likely to Be Victims of a Hate Crime than Any Other Group

URBAN WIRE

LGBTQ People Are More Likely to Be Victims of a Hate Crime than Any Other Group

The most shocking aspect of the Orlando shooting is its devastating magnitude, not the targeting of a gay nightclub.

The Power of Language: Rethinking How We Talk about Place

POLICY DEBATE

The Power of Language: Rethinking How We Talk about Place

What unintended impacts do our words have? What needs to change?

The Picture of Health

FEATURE

The Picture of Health

At every stage of life, safety net programs, job training programs, and policies to revitalize neighborhoods and schools can improve health directly or indirectly.

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