Published Research

Research | Congress and Policymaking in the 21st Century

Entrepreneurial Politics, Policy Gridlock, and Legislative Effectiveness

Alan E. Wiseman
Loran F. Nordgren
Apr 22 2016
Research | Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Racial bias in pain assessment and treatment recommendations, and false beliefs about biological differences between blacks and whites

Kelly M. Hoffman
Jordan R. Axt
M. Norman Oliver
April 4, 2016
Research | Harvard Business Review

The Link Between Income Inequality and Physical Pain

Bidhan L. Parmar
Adam D. Galinsky
March 2016
Research | The War on Poverty: A 50-year Retrospective

Does Head Start Do Any Lasting Good?

Jens Ludwig, Douglas Miller
Martha Bailey & Sheldon Danziger, eds.
Many of the specific changes to Head Start that have been proposed could potentially wind up doing more harm than good.
Research | Psychological Science

Economic Insecurity Increases Physical Pain

Bidhan L. Parmar
Adam D. Galinsky
In a world of growing economic uncertainty, physical pain is also on the rise. Are these things causally connected, and if so, why?
Feb 18 2016
Research | State Politics & Policy Quarterly

Failures: Diffusion, Learning, and Policy Abandonment

This article focuses on the possible abandonment of failing welfare-to-work policies in the formative years (1997–2002) of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program across the 50 U.S. states.
Art Fraas
Susan Dudley
Ted Gayer
John Graham
Jason F. Shogren
W. Kip Viscusi
Feb 5 2016