Author: <span class="vcard">Alexander Kent</span>

Poverty might mean different things in different parts of the world and to different people, but it is largely defined as being unable to afford a minimum standard of living. The United States has...
Thomas C. Frohlich, Michael B. Sauter, Alexander Kent
Poverty might mean different things in different parts of the world and to different people, but it is largely defined as being unable to afford a minimum standard of living. The United States has...
Thomas C. Frohlich, Michael B. Sauter, Alexander Kent
The U.S. fertility rate tumbled to its lowest level ever in 2017, with 60.2 births per 1,000 women between the ages of 15 and 44, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. The total...
Alexander Kent, John Harrington
Ninety-seven percent of Puerto Ricans voted for statehood in a non-binding referendum Sunday, a result considered flawed given the fact that just 23% of eligible voters cast their ballots. It was the...
Alexander Kent, John Harrington
Next month, the United States will finally elect its next president after nearly two years of campaigning, fundraising, scandals, and debates. The Democratic party has never been perfectly unified....
Thomas C. Frohlich, Alexander Kent
In just over a month, the United States will finally elect its next president after close to two years of campaigning, fundraising, scandals, and debates. Republican candidate Donald Trump is...
Alexander Kent, Thomas C. Frohlich
A recent study estimates that the combined value of all land in the contiguous United States is worth nearly $23 trillion. The most valuable state, according to the survey, is California, which...
Thomas C. Frohlich, Michael B. Sauter, Alexander Kent
In every state, there are rich and there are poor counties. The poorest county in each state can be much poorer than the state’s median household income, or the difference can be much smaller....
Thomas C. Frohlich, Alexander Kent, Michael B. Sauter, Samuel Stebbins
In every state, there are rich and there are poor counties. The poorest county in each state can be much poorer than the state’s median household income, or the difference can be much smaller....
Thomas C. Frohlich, Alexander Kent, Michael B. Sauter, Samuel Stebbins
Elections are costly. Candidates, especially those running for president, have to consider how to pay for staff salaries, speaking venues, travel, food, and state election fees, among other things....
Alexander Kent
Elections are costly. Candidates, especially those running for president, have to consider how to pay for staff salaries, speaking venues, travel, food, and state election fees, among other things....
Alexander Kent
The Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, and South Carolina nomination contests provided a snapshot of voter sentiment in four distinct geographic pockets of the country. Now, the battle moves on to the 12...
Evan Comen, Alexander Kent
With gas prices below $2 per gallon — about half of what they were less than two years ago — many are feeling a little relief at the pump. At the grocery store, however, the price of...
Alexander Kent
Despite the country’s unemployment rate falling below 5% in January for the first time since 2008, and the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates for the first time since 2006,...
Alexander Kent
The results of the Iowa caucuses provided a snapshot of voter sentiments in the Midwest. Now, with New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary election slotted for February 9, Americans will hear...
Thomas C. Frohlich, Alexander Kent