Research Brief Dec 11, 2019

Impacts of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Jobs on Youth · The Long-Term Impacts of Grants on Poverty

Except that it is not always that easy. You can teach a man to fish,...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
video Nov 20, 2019

Friedman Forum: Gender and Human Capital Investments in Developing Countries

On November 1, BFI hosted Alessandra Voena, Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
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, Health care, 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