Low-Income Single Moms Show Greater Earnings Mobility than Men, People with Disabilities, Others
Single mothers in Georgia who participate in the federal government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) experience greater income mobility than males, whites and people with disabilities according to a study by Georgia State University economists.
Five Reasons Cash Won’t Go Away Anytime Soon
When the Treasury Department announced in April that Harriet Tubman would replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, some joked that all cash will be gone by 2030, when the new bills would reach wide circulation. Don’t be so sure, Georgia State experts say.
Transgender College Students at Higher Suicide Risk When Denied Access to Bathrooms, Research Shows
Transgender university and college students are at a significantly higher risk for suicide attempts when their campus experience includes being denied access to bathrooms and gender-appropriate campus housing, a Georgia State University study finds.
International College Students Are Less Likely to Experience Violent Crimes, Research Suggests
International students attending universities in the United States, particularly females, may be less at risk for violent, non-sexual victimization than their domestic counterparts, due, in part, to their choices in lifestyles and activities, new research suggests.
Charter High School Graduates Achieve Higher Earnings as Adults, New Study Shows
Charter school graduates earn more than students who attend conventional public schools, according to the first large-scale study of the effects of charter schools on earnings in adulthood.
One-Size-Fits-All Support Services Don’t Suit Needs of Younger Grandmothers Raising Grandchildren
Younger African-American grandmothers who are the primary caregivers for their grandchildren may have different needs than older grandmothers, possibly requiring different types of support to reduce depression and improve the quality of their mental health, according to researchers at Georgia State University and Emory University.
Mortgage Loan Originators Discriminate with a Simple No or Slow Reply, Study Shows
Housing discrimination still occurs nearly 50 years after the Fair Housing Act, but not necessarily at the hands of realtors or bankers, a study of licensed mortgage loan originators, the initial contact for most new home loan inquiries, shows.
More Married Women Are Entrepreneurs, But Single Women Lead Entrepreneurial Growth, Study Shows
Self-employment is growing faster among single women who live in communities that support entrepreneurship and innovation than among men and married women, according to a new study of U.S. metropolitan areas by Georgia State University.