This episode is about one of Sam Wang’s favorite topics: gerrymandering.
When home prices rise, households tend to borrow and spend more. But economists have had trouble identifying exactly what causes that relationship. Is it that when a house becomes worth more, borrowers are able to offer more collateral to secure a loan?
Reports indicate that President Donald Trump plans to “decertify” the Iran nuclear deal on grounds that Iran hasn’t lived up to the agreement. The news comes ahead of a looming Oct. 15 deadline, on which day the Trump administration must certify to Congress that Iran is adhering to the deal.
Are identity politics hurting the Democratic Party? Some argue Democrats have strayed away from core economic issues, favoring religion, race, sexuality, gender or social background (to name a few) to form their political alliance – thereby undercutting the party’s effectiveness.
A fund offered through Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs will focus on cross-disciplinary education projects involving quantitative data analysis.
According to data recently released by the Federal Reserve, the amount of outstanding debt that Americans hold — often in the form of credit card debt — hit a new high at $1.021 trillion in June 2017, topping the...
As Western Europe’s Muslim communities continue to grow, so does their influence on electoral politics. For many electoral districts, parties can only win if they secure a large majority of the Muslim vote.