Research

For much of American history, the books that children read have largely centered on white, male characters—but is that starting to change? Not very much, and not very quickly, suggests new research from the University of Chicago.
As the Biden administration moves to remove forces from Afghanistan on Sept. 11, putting an end to the United States’ longest war, a new research study brings to light troubling realities about the insurgency’s reaction to previous troop withdrawals.
A new working paper from Asst. Prof. Yana Gallen of Harris Public Policy revealed that female students regularly receive different messages than their male counterparts—ones that potentially dissuade women from pursuing their intended career paths.
The first comprehensive independent analysis of the Scavenger Sale, the report finds that the system is not succeeding in its core function of returning delinquent properties to market use.
Many Americans are concerned about the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on children and there is broad support for summer school and tutoring programs to help children catch up, according to a new study from Harris and The Associated Press/NORC Center.
A new research study at the University of Chicago Medicine has found that when it comes to COVID-19, having vitamin D levels above those traditionally considered sufficient may lower the risk of infection, especially for Black people.