Where the economy tanks, heart attack deaths rise

There's a link between uneven economic recovery after the Great Recession and deaths from heart attacks and stroke. What about after the pandemic downturn?

Sameed Khatana - Penn • futurity
March 1, 2021 ~6 min

Reparations could’ve cut the spread of COVID-19

If the US paid reparations to descendants of enslaved people, the COVID-19 pandemic wouldn't have hit so hard across racial groups, research finds.

Jackie Ogburn-Duke • futurity
Feb. 24, 2021 ~4 min

Book challenges myths about American poverty

A new book about American poverty charts how and why the "land of opportunity" thinks about the issue in terms of "Red" and "Blue," or "us" and "them."

Neil Schoenherr-WUSTL • futurity
Feb. 24, 2021 ~6 min

Uncertainty about medical care and costs can worsen health

"You can have a good job, good insurance, do everything 'right,' and still find yourself struggling due to the nature of the healthcare system in the US."

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Feb. 16, 2021 ~6 min

Tiny group of companies make 60% of ocean revenues

The "Ocean 100," a small group of companies, make most of the money from the ocean economy, researchers report. That has implications for climate change.

Duke U. Fuqua School of Business • futurity
Feb. 16, 2021 ~6 min

Uncertainty about medical care and costs can worsen health

"You can have a good job, good insurance, do everything 'right,' and still find yourself struggling due to the nature of the healthcare system in the US."

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Feb. 16, 2021 ~6 min

What the GameStop frenzy means for the stock market’s future

What happened with the GameStop stock saga and what does it mean for the future of the stock market? An expert breaks it down.

Samiha Khanna-Duke • futurity
Feb. 15, 2021 ~6 min

To close gender gap, fight pay secrecy

"An emerging body of research finds that pay secrecy policies... disadvantage women in particular."

Sara Savat-WUSTL • futurity
Feb. 15, 2021 ~10 min

Where money plays little role, people are very happy

People in places with less monetization report remarkable happiness, research finds. This upends assumptions about economic output and well-being.

Katherine Gombay-McGill • futurity
Feb. 9, 2021 ~6 min

What if evictions ended when the pandemic started?

If eviction moratoriums had been implemented nationwide on March 1, 2020, the United States would've seen 40% fewer COVID-19 deaths, a paper finds.

Duke University • futurity
Feb. 4, 2021 ~7 min

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