Research from the MacArthur Research Network on an Aging Society find that by 2050 Americans may live 3.1 to 7.9 years longer than official government projects, resulting in sharply higher costs for government programs that serve older citizens. The findings are based on the premise that the risk of death in the coming decades will be reduced by accelerated advances in biomedical technology that delay the onset and progression of major fatal diseases or that slow the aging process."
A brief published by the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience provides an overview of “neurolaw” – the intersection between law and neuroscience. The brief summarizes opportunities and limitations in this new field as neuroscientific ... Read More
A roundtable, held as part of MacArthur’s Safety and Justice Challenge, brought together victim advocates and jail reduction proponents to discuss strategies for ensuring survivors of crime are heard in the context of justice reform. Read More
September 21, 2016 - Publication
This MacArthur-supported report assesses the economic and demographic trends of U.S. immigration over the past 20 years, its impact on the labor market and wages of native-born workers, and its fiscal impact at the national ... Read More