A working paper released the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests that lifting people out of poverty could cut smoking rates.
July 9 marks the 120th anniversary of Populist leader William Jennings Bryan’s famous "Cross of Gold" speech at the 1896 Democratic National Convention.
The IMF is warning against a "Brexit." But what's the history behind the organization that has such an influence in world financial affairs?
The recent anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic reminds us of the serious and often-roundabout influence socioeconomic status can ...
The significance of the date April 15 is not lost on anyone in the modern United States. But ...
National parks and monuments can harm local economies in some situations, but in other situations they can substantially boost local economies.
Complaints that the lottery is a regressive tax on the poor have been around since the beginning of the lottery in America.
JSTOR Daily's Livia Gershon interviews bestselling author and Boston College sociologist Juliet Schor about work and consumption.
Research suggests that an Oscar nomination helps boost sales revenue in the weeks following the announcements.
If we'd listened to Ben Franklin back in 1766, would we be listening to Ted Cruz in 2016?