Some black defendants might be more likely to go to jail while awaiting a court hearing in Ohio or in other states compared to white defendants. This was the conclusion of a study that will appear in The Quarterly Journal of Economics.
Although the legal drinking age is 21, plenty of teenagers find ways to obtain alcohol. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that over 230,000 teenagers had to go to the emergency room for injuries sustained while operating a vehicle intoxicated.
It has been widely reported in Ohio and around the country that many people are financially unprepared for retirement, but figures from the Center for Retirement Research reveal that divorced individuals are in an even more precarious position. The CRR developed a retirement risk index in 2006 to find out how many households will be able to maintain their standards of living during retirement, and they discovered that the risk factor for divorced spouses was 7 percent higher than the population as a whole.