2015 Georgetown study in the International Journal of Press/Politics that explores journalists’ attitudes about the level of civility in political discourse as reflected in their published work.
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.
2015 research roundup on strategies for revitalizing traditional U.S. city centers, with emphasis on a 2013 report from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, “Regenerating America’s Legacy Cities.”
2015 selection of research that helps define, understand and analyze the sharing economy, those who participate in it and its economic impact.
2014 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the contribution of information technology to productivity gains during the 1990s and mid-2000s, with insight on future GDP growth rates.
2014 study in the American Journal of Public Health on the cost-effectiveness of welfare reform, examining both cost savings and effects on mortality rates and life expectancy.
2014 report from Boston University’s Initiative on Cities based on interviews of more than 70 mayors of cities across the United States. Topics discussed include policy priorities, gentrification and income inequality.
2014 research brief on the role of social networks, community-based organizations and other factors in business formation, by Colleen Casey, University of Texas at Arlington and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2013 review of scholarly literature and government reports on winter weather and human activities, including on how to prevent or manage some of the season’s worst threats.
2015 review of research literature relating to daycare issues, as well as relevant studies and other data sources on early childhood education in the United States.