Research

August 2012

The 2008 Presidential election was an historic occasion for African Americans, when for the first time, an African American was elected President.  This year, President Obama is seeking a second...

July 2012

PLACE MATTERS for health in important ways, according to a growing body of research. Differences in neighborhood conditions powerfully predict who is healthy, who is sick, and who lives longer....

July 2012

This slide show discusses how Social Security benefits truly help those who receive them. Presented at a National Academy of Social Insurance 2012 Summer Academy session entitled Demystifying...

June 2012

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies collaborated with the Center on Race and Wealth at Howard University to host a discussion of how to develop and use indicators to measure...

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