Aligning Housing Costs and Wages: The Hartford Case
Greater Hartford residents without a four-year degree face a disconnect between housing costs and the wages they can typically earn.
Haves and Have-Nots: Municipal Fiscal Disparities in Connecticut
Using a "municipal gap" lens, the authors find great fiscal disparities across Connecticut municipalities, resulting from a wide variation in the property-tax base and the cost of services.
How Can We Expand College Going and Retention?Mentoring, Nudges, and Information
College coaching programs show promise as a way to boost enrollment in higher education.
Investment In Leadership
A new report finds that the impending shift in nonprofit leadership in New England threatens a sector that already suffers from fundamental structural deficits and a lack of investment.
Not Much to Rely on: Racial Wealth Disparities in the Boston Metro Area
Recently collected data reveal striking wealth gaps between the white population and different racial and ethnic groups in the Boston metropolitan area.
The Public Cost of Low-Wage Work in New England
Stagnating wages are causing many working families to end up on public assistance. More minimum-wage laws could change that scenario.
The Underutilized Potential of Teacher-Parent Communication
Though still the exception rather than the rule, teacher-parent communication can have strong positive effects on students' success in school.
Understanding Rhode Island in the Great Recession
A look at the hard data could sharpen the narrative about the state's slow comeback.
US Teens Want to Work
Weak economic growth and employer preferences have left teens with diminished opportunities to gain work experience and improve their chances of job market success.