Research Brief Oct 9, 2019

Spillover Impacts on Education from Employment Guarantees and Educational Investment Responses to Economic Opportunity: Evidence from Indian Road Construction

However, for many young people in developing economies who live in poverty, that trade-off is...
Topics:  Early Childhood Education, Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages, Healthcare, K-12 Education
Chart Sep 16, 2019

Trends in Adverse Financial Events Around Disability Application and Decision Dates

After applying for SSDI or SSI disability aid, both those who were denied and allowed...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages
Chart Sep 16, 2019

Social Security Administration Field Office Closings in the US and its Impact on Disability Applicants

This map details the closed and open Social Security Administration offices in 2016. The red...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages
Chart Sep 16, 2019

Effects of Social Security Field Office Closings on Number of Disability Applications and Allowances

The closings of SSA offices significantly reduced the number of applicants allowed for disability assistance...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages
Research Brief Sep 11, 2019

Disability and Distress: The Effect of Disability Programs on Financial Outcomes

The benefits of disability payments are easy to intuit when thinking hypothetically about the US...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages
Chart Aug 12, 2019

The Share of Rich Households in Chicagoland (those in the top 20th percentile) in 1980 and 2010

The share of rich households (top 20th percentile) has increased in the city of Chicago...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
Chart Aug 12, 2019

Gentrifying Areas in US Downtown Neighborhoods

Downtown areas in American metropolitan centers are experiencing increasing median household income. The darker blue...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
Chart Aug 12, 2019

Inequality – Counterfactual with Random Relocation

Segregation contributes to inequality. When housing segregation is controlled for by randomly relocating families between...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty