2015 review of some of the best free, open tools on the Web for creating charts, graphs, videos, timelines and map-based products. We recommend applications and discuss merits and drawbacks.
2015 interview with University of Michigan sociologist Alford A. Young Jr., whose work has explored the lives and outlooks of young African-American males.
2015 review of recent research and relevant data that can help put peanut and food allergies in context, with a look at medical facts and trends relating to regulation.
2015 review of studies and data relating to the spreading of messages on Twitter, the microblogging platform, indicating some core best practices for inducing people to share information.
2014 research review on how technology will increasingly break down labor into component parts and related economic and employment outcomes.
2014 review of studies and reports that provide insights into law enforcement actions and recent patterns in America.
2015 review of papers and scholarship on the interplay between the U.S. Congress and presidents with respect to the use of military force and areas of Constitutional tension.
2015 study in The Quarterly Journal of Economics showing how early incarceration hurts high school graduation rates and increases the chances of further contact with the criminal justice system.
2015 review of public health and communications research suggesting that messages to address growing noncompliance with vaccines must be modified and tested.
2014 study in Political Analysis proposing a new method for ranking countries on transparency issues based on willingness to report internal data to outside institutions.