Research

Contrary to numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau, researchers at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and the University of Notre Dame find that poverty has fallen sharply in the U.S. in recent decades.
Innovative study from Prof. Michael Greenstone and co-authors finds a well-intentioned home heating policy contributed to higher pollution in Northern China, shaving years off hundreds of millions of lives. 
New research shows that regional support for rebel groups can increase violence.
Unmitigated climate change will make the United States poorer and more unequal, with the poorest third of U.S. counties projected to sustain economic damages costing as much as 20 percent of their income if warming proceeds unabated.
From younger and older children to boys, girls and teachers, restroom access increases school attendance.
New research by Harris Public Policy Assistant Professor Steve Cicala looks at the Affordable Care Act's 80/20 rule and its impact on health care costs and finds that the regulation create an incentive for insurance companies to overspend.