Research suggests that states with homogenous populations are more willing to spend on the safety net than those with higher shares of minorities.
As brick-and-mortar stores close, local governments in struggling regions lose much-needed tax revenues.
The disappearance of manufacturing and the rise of opioid abuse has hit men in the Rust Belt hard. That’s meant women are left to pick up the pieces.
No, it’s not in the Rust Belt.
Compared to kids elsewhere in the country, poor children in Charlotte and other Southern cities have the lowest odds of making it to the top income bracket. Why?
Two Princeton economists elaborate on their work exploring rising mortality rates among certain demographics.
Declines in manufacturing employment are shaping the structure of the American family.
During the late 19th century, blacks and whites in the South lived closer together than they do today.
According to a recent study, the former are much less comfortable with luck determining well-being.
Sales of mobile homes are a good data point for inferring the mood of consumers.
Start-ups are proving more efficient than government in areas like transportation. Should some services be privatized?
As people move to warmer climates and cities, small towns throughout the region are weathering decline.
It’s known as a modern-day hub of progressivism, but its past is one of exclusion.
Once known for their inclusiveness, Minneapolis and St. Paul have become more divided in recent decades.
In the wake of welfare reform, unemployed people are pushed to quickly find work, any work. But too often those jobs lead nowhere.
As incomes fall across the nation, even better-off areas like Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, are faltering.
Conservative policymakers urge those in need to get work. But for those without driver’s licenses—who are by and large people of color—that’s not such an easy task.
As young people increasingly move to cities, what happens to the people and places they leave behind?
Does this type of tax-subsidized apartment perpetuate segregation?
The city is facing a housing crisis, but despite its progressive reputation, it’s done little to ensure affordability for longtime residents.
Nearly 60 years after the integration of Central High, the city’s schools are still divided by race.