Research

Using text messages to help parents set goals for reading to their children and to remind parents of their goals can double the amount of time that  parents of Head Start children spend reading to their children using a digital library, the study finds. 
In times of intense polarization, outsiders are more likely to win elections than establishment candidates if they are able to prevail within established parties, a study by Asst. Prof. Peter Buisseret finds.
In a new study, Professor Christopher Berry estimates that 10 percent of all foreclosures in Detroit were caused by illegally inflated property tax assessments.
A new study by leading UChicago presidential scholar William G. Howell and coauthors concludes that the rituals of public performances enhance the president’s standing in the American public.
New research from Assoc. Prof. Damon Jones and coauthor Ioana Marinescu suggests that a universal basic income would not cause people to leave the workforce.
A new study by Austin L. Wright, an assistant professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, and three co-authors shows that many more lives would be lost if military innovation were stopped.