Christopher Ingraham


Reporter covering all things data

Education: Cornell University, BA in religious studies

Latest from Christopher Ingraham

Five myths about marijuana

No, it doesn’t lead to violent crime, and no, those strains aren’t that different

July 15, 2021

Gun injuries put over a half-million people in hospitals from 2000 to 2016, study finds

A first-of-its-kind database may enable better research into the effects of gun laws.

May 4, 2021

A proliferation of space junk is blocking our view of the cosmos, research shows

The increased sky glow makes it harder for scientists to peer into the farthest reaches of the galaxy, slowing down the pace of astronomical observation.

April 27, 2021

Humans solve problems by adding complexity, even when it’s against our best interests

The study’s findings are especially relevant in the realm of public policy, where the simplest solution is often the hardest to spot.

April 16, 2021

Dozens of America’s biggest businesses paid no federal income tax — again

55 corporations had zero federal tax liability in 2020, including household names like Nike, FedEx and Dish Network, analysis finds.

April 5, 2021

Wall Street’s fixation on quick profits wreaking havoc in the ‘real’ economy, report says

American businesses are prioritizing shareholder profits over long-term investments, and the economy's worse off for it.

April 2, 2021

The richest 1 percent dodge taxes on more than one-fifth of their income, study shows

Those at the very top of the income spectrum deny the U.S. government roughly $175 billion a year in revenue, researchers estimate.

March 26, 2021

How to raise the minimum wage with only 51 Senate votes

A pair of UC Berkeley economists devise a work-around using the tax code.

March 23, 2021

Georgia business community expresses concern over voting restrictions

Advocates are pressuring the Georgia business community to oppose new voting restrictions.

March 15, 2021

Homes in poor neighborhoods are taxed at roughly twice the rate of those in rich areas, study shows

The methods cities use to assess property values skew the final effective tax rates dramatically, according to a review of 26 million home sales.

March 12, 2021