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A father holding a baby | iStock/RobertoMussi
May 5, 2016
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An Economist’s Take on Why Parental Leave Matters

Business prospers with a paid family leave policy. Here’s why.

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A refugee mother carrying her child | Reuters/Yannis Behrakis
March 22, 2016
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As World Crises Increase, Experts Weigh In on U.S. Approach

International affairs experts including Condoleezza Rice discuss ISIS, Syria, Russia and the refugee crisis.

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A transgender person overlooks a large rainbow banner  | Reuters/Ulises Rodriguez
April 7, 2016
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Fighting Transphobia in 10 Minutes

A new study shows that door-to-door canvassers can shift attitudes toward transgender people.

Latest Stories on Government

September 23, 2014
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Rebecca Diamond: What Is the Relationship Between Economics and Geography?

Research explores the interplay between wages, taxes, housing costs, the movement of workers, and education.
September 8, 2014
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Neil Malhotra: Do Americans Really Want Bipartisanship?

A study shows that political identity often trumps a voter’s desire for compromise.
September 3, 2014
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Joseph Piotroski: What Is the Relationship Between Chinese Politics and IPOs?

Research shows it’s more complex than mere crony capitalism.
August 28, 2014
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Susanna Loeb: Don’t Let Data Get in the Driver’s Seat

Stanford GSB professor Susanna Loeb warns against an over-reliance on research in education decision-making and argues for a more nuanced approach that blends data and key practitioner insights.
July 7, 2014
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Rebecca Diamond: What is Happening to America’s Cities?

New research shows they are increasingly segregated by education.
May 28, 2014
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Matthew O. Jackson: Can Trade Prevent War?

A new network model suggests that international trade alliances are considerably more effective than military ones at keeping the peace.
May 1, 2014
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Think ID Theft Is a Problem Here? Try Protecting One Billion People

A Stanford professor scrutinizes India’s epic biometric program.
April 16, 2014
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Researchers: How Polarized Are U.S. Voters?

A pair of sociologists finds the answer — and uncovers political subcultures in the process.
April 7, 2014
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Neil Malhotra: We May Not Be as Color Blind as We Think

New research shows that when it comes to dating and marriage, race still matters.
March 26, 2014
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What Is the Relationship Between Technology and Democracy?

Condoleezza Rice and Google’s Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen discuss communication technologies, foreign policy, and geopolitics.