News

Nov 12, 2019
Department of Economics
Research Briefs

Since its creation in 1975, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) has been one of the primary channels through which the U.S. government combats poverty and supports low-income families. Another important channel is the cash welfare system.

While traditional welfare has long been blamed for keeping families out of the workforce, the EITC...

Nov 7, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

Voters cast their ballots this week, with a few key statewide elections taking place in Virginia, Kentucky, and Mississippi. Sam Wang and Julian Zelizer discuss the results of these elections and what it means for the 2020 election in this episode.

The duo also takes a look at the impeachment process, debating whether the inquiry has...

Nov 5, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
Research Briefs

Solar and wind farms are popping up around the country to lower carbon emissions, and these renewables also have another important effect: keeping more water in the ground.

A new Princeton University-led study in Nature...

Jameson Doig
Nov 4, 2019
Office of Communications
Features
Oct 31, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
News & Awards
Oct 31, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

Newly released polls show wide-ranging political scenarios, but reading the electorate can be hard. What exactly is going on and what might pundits and media be getting wrong?

In this week’s episode, Joel Benenson...

Adam Beasley
Oct 30, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
Features

Each year, the Wilson School’s Scholars in the Nation’s Service Initiative (SINSI) funds summer internships within the U.S. federal government for high-performing Princeton students. Open to...

Aaron Charlop-Powers
Oct 25, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
Features