2014 research brief on how lessons from past conflicts can help us better understand the roots and remedies for current events, by Ashley M. Howard, Loyola University New Orleans and the Scholars Strategy Network.
As unrest breaks out after a grand jury brings no charges in the death of Michael Brown, we look at studies on the use of force by authorities.
From studies on the relationship between wages and well being to the financial benefits of political incumbency, scientific research frequently involves the technique of regression. We explain the basics.
2014 review of research and data on the continuing inequities in per-pupil public-school spending across the United States, and the impact of court rulings and reform efforts.
2014 review of studies and reports that provide insights into law enforcement actions and recent patterns in America.
From the demographics of unauthorized immigrants to the effect of exclusionary attitudes, research offers new perspectives for journalists.
Overview of recent studies on U.S. immigration issues, including the demographic traits of unauthorized residents and the empirical truths about exclusionary attitudes.
Data and research published in American Political Science Review relating to the period 1990-2010, when the West saw an estimated 1,000 persons become Islamist foreign fighters.
2014 study in the Review of Economic Studies that explores a dataset of household purchases to estimate the relationship between food prices and population in 49 U.S. cities.
2014 study in The Review of Economic Studies showing how job incentives and specifications can discourage women to apply for jobs.