Every day, 830 women die from complications related to pregnancy or childbirth. A new mechanism for financing interventions abroad might be able to help.
For the middle class as a whole, the evidence on financial progress is mixed. The black middle class, however, is decidedly losing ground.
Knowing context can’t reduce the tragedy of a life lost too soon, but research on inequality and mobility provides evidence to inform effective policy.
President Obama’s fiscal 2017 budget to be released tomorrow will include a wage insurance program, but it’s missing some important details.
Today, we launch a collaborative of extraordinary partners to build stronger and more effective ladders of economic and social mobility out of poverty.
Economic growth would bring revenue for Social Security in the short term but puts the system on the hook for higher benefit payments over time.
In Pakistan, women’s lack of access to public transport directly hinders their ability to access jobs and lowers their monthly incomes.
Linda’s receipt of the award honored research cited by Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts in the court’s decision in King v. Burwell.
How can we make the complex array of programs that distributed about $161 billion to students from 2014 to 2015 more effective?
What prevents victim service providers from using research in their day-to-day work? How can they work with researchers to build the body of evidence in the field?

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