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2013 study from Columbia University demonstrating the importance of parole boards and their effectiveness in reducing recidivism.
2013 review of several studies and reports that provide data and insight into the issue of U.S. workplace violence.
2013 World Health Organization report and a survey of U.S.-related data that shed light on the continuing problems of motor vehicle accidents and related policy dynamics.
2013 study in Socio-Economic Review assessing looking at distinctions among Asian countries in terms of technological development and economics.
2013 paper in the World Bank Research Observer that estimates, under an optimistic scenario, a billion people could be lifted out of extreme poverty by 2027.
2012 report from Harvard University on impact of the 2008 housing crash on low-income and minority individuals.
2008 study in Landscaping and Urban Planning on the effect of crime levels and park proximity on property values in Baltimore.
2012 study in Urban Studies on the availability of and demand for fruit and vegetables in a low-income neighborhood of Detroit.
2012 study from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on how increased policing in Brazil’s favelas can lead to economic benefits and decreased inequality.
2012 study in the Journal of African Economies examining complex trends relating to growth and poverty reduction on the African continent.
2012 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences on the problematic pace of global land consumption and agricultural output required to supply the world’s growing population.
2012 study in the Journal of Economic Geography on how street robberies cluster in certain areas, and why.
2012 study from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School on how mortgage debt limits the ability of individuals and families to move to a new area to seek opportunity.
2012 study from Carnegie Mellon University, University of California-Irvine and others published in Psychological Science on the link between elementary and high school math achievement.
2012 study from the University of Toronto and other institutions on structural changes in the U.S. job market, as demonstrated during the Great Recession.
2012 study from the London School of Economics on differences between China and India in terms of business innovation.
2010 study from the United States Census Bureau and New York University’s Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy on gentrification and displacement.
2012 study from the Pew Research Center on how the American demographic landscape is seeing increasing numbers of areas segregated by income.
2012 paper from the University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago and Harvard University on defendant race and unequal sentencing decisions.
2012 review of research studies on violent and transnational crime and its broader social impacts in the developing world.