ResultsFound: 1076 studies
2013 study in Educational Research assessing the effect of a museum visit on students’ ability to engage in critical thinking, a key tool of higher-level reasoning.
2013 highlights from talks by journalists and media thinkers, including Bart Gellman, Maggie Haberman, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Ethan Zuckerman, Chuck Todd and Joan Walsh.
2013 review of new federal report and other studies relating to the homeless population in the United States and providing insight into demographic characteristics and trends.
A 2013 study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences seeking to better quantify the current levels, regions and sectors that are the key sources of methane in the United States.
November 2013 review of scholarly articles that look at a variety of digital topics, from gender and reporting on Twitter to the Internet and American political campaigns.
2013 review of studies and papers with fact-based information on the Affordable Care Act’s enrollment programs, which began in certain states on Oct. 1, 2013.
2013 study by Arizona State University in Psychological Science exploring how the degree to which religion permeates groups interacts with incompatibility of values and the competition for resources.
2013 study by Duke University and Harvard University on the spatial concentration of entrepreneurship and innovation in the United States.
2013 study in Annals of Emergency Medicine analyzing 1.3 million injury deaths in 3,141 U.S. counties from 1999 to 2006 to understand rural and urban risk factors.
2013 study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research on how attendees of the Promise Academy in the Harlem Children’s Zone did later in life.
2013 review of recent reports that provide data-driven perspective on U.S. broadband speeds and their relative value compared to international standards.
2013 study from the University of Kansas on the law enforcement practices of “new economy” cities that promote “creative class” pursuits and cultural tourism.
2013 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research using two survey methods to measure attitudes toward (and by) lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals in the United States.
2013 study in the Annual Review of Financial Economics on the financial ratings agencies, past and ongoing controversies and the state of reform efforts.
2013 NBER study on the interaction between growth and corruption in an environment where firms can leave one region for another.
2013 study by U.C. Berkeley and NBER in the Review of Economic Studies on the relationship between vehicle weight and highway fatalities.
2013 list of key websites, institutions and journals that can help deepen policy knowledge and reporting about urban affairs.
2013 reports by the nonpartisan Office of Management and Budget and Congressional Research Service on the impact of the 2013 budget shutdown on the U.S. economy and employment.
2013 survey of studies and reports on issues relating to microfinance and economics in the developing world.
A 2013 paper from U.C. Berkeley in the journal Econometrica exploring the trade-off between equity and efficiency in estate tax rates.
2013 study from the University of Toronto in Applied Cognitive Psychology on how speech tasks can interfere with drivers’ visual attention.
2013 working paper by the Harvard Kennedy School that examines World Bank governance-related projects to see to what degree they’re adjusted to their context.
2013 study in the Annual Review of Economics on the individual and societal consequences of low levels of financial knowledge and possible solutions.
2013 study by University of Oregon and Willamette University on interventions to improve the selective attention of preschoolers from low-income families.
October 2013 review of six studies and reports that speak to issues such as Web analytics and news, social media data and balancing financial concerns with editorial standards.
Bureau of Labor 2013 report on women’s earnings in the United States, based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey.
2013 research review on participatory budgeting, including American Review of Public Administration study on its impact on organizational effectiveness.
2013 review of scholarly studies that examine possible positive and negative outcomes of violent video game play, including links to aggressive behavior.
2013 study by Claremont Graduate University and University of California-Riverside on the role of language in framing immigration policy.
2013 study by U.C. Berkeley, and the University of Illinois on the use of federal and state programs by families of workers in fast-food restaurant chains.
2013 study in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy on how higher local food prices correlate with higher food insecurity among the poor.
2013 Harvard study seeking to quantify the short- and long-term impact of fourth- through eighth-grade teachers by observing them in multiple classrooms.
2013 review of casualty and wounded statistics relating to the post-9/11 conflicts; also included are monetary cost estimates for total operations and veterans care.
2013 review of academic papers and articles relating to basic tensions between government openness and other competing public interest values.
2013 study by the University of Pittsburgh published in the American Journal of Public Health on the impact of paid sick days on influenza transmission.
2013 review of academic scholarship and government research on women, work and work/life balance.
2013 paper from U.T. Austin and Cornell University in Social Forces comparing the retention of women working in STEM-related fields to those in non-STEM work.
2013 working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the relationship between family planning access and long-term economic outcomes.
2012 study published in the journal Sociology on the relationship between occupational segregation by gender and the extent of gender inequality.
2013 review of scholarship on impact of air pollution in the United States, including health effects, economic costs and automotive and transportation causes.
2013 study from of the University of Missouri and University of Oklahoma in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterlyon press accounts of 11 major events.
2013 study for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the relationship between corporate investment and disinvestment rates and CEO tenure in the United States.
2013 study from Syracuse and Georgetown University in Social Science Research on how single parenthood can affects children’s life outcomes.
2013 review of scholarship and think tank reports that provide key insights into Somali terror group Al-Shabab’s history, funding and internal politics.
2013 research review on polarization in various areas of American life, including geographical location, social relationships and dating preferences.
September 2013 review of new studies on news, social media and Internet-related behavior and patterns.
2013 selection of recent research on the possibility of a U.S. default on its debt and Congressional negotiations over raising the debt ceiling.
2013 study by Northwestern University on the relative fatality risk of a broad range of motorized and non-motorized transportation modes in the United States.
2013 research chat with Natalia “Talia” Jomini Stroud, assistant director of the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Participation at the University of Texas at Austin.
2013 selection of recent studies that explore the history, political convictions and culture of persons of Cuban origin in the United States.
2011 report by the Congressional Research Service on the details of a shutdown and the impact of the last such event, in 1995-1996
2013 study in American Economic Review on how perceptions of security in Latin American countries influence trust in democratic institutions.
2013 review of studies that shed light on school segregation and demographic change more than a half-century after Brown vs. the Board of Education.
2013 review of studies relevant to reporting and coverage of U.S. cities, including research on economics, environment, crime, health and demographics.
2013 collection of recent research on Internet privacy, including the ways that it can be breached, protection strategies and issues of responsibility.
2013 study in Oxford Economic Papers on the impact of terrorism on international investment and the potential offsetting effect of foreign aid.
2013 roundup of recent studies and papers that bring a scholarly, data-driven lens to questions around the Arab Spring and its roots.
2012 study published in the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication on the impact of reader comments on perceptions of bias in online news articles.
What if gatekeepers of the broadband pipes could provide preferential treatment to customers? A 2013 research roundup sheds light on the net-neutrality policy and legal debates.
2013 research on contraception policies and pregnancy rates, including a 2012 study from Washington University in St. Louis on the relationship between free access to birth control and abortion rates.
2013 review of recent research on U.S. war veterans and emerging problems they face with reintegration into society.
2013 review of scientific literature on potential health and environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” to extract natural gas and shale oil.
2013 paper from Brown University on the origins, use and implications of funding infrastructure projects by securitizing projected increases in property tax receipts.
2012 and 2013 reports from Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society and the University of New Hampshire examine and consolidate the research findings of recent studies.
2013 selection of research on the impacts of the nuclear accident, ongoing safety concerns and the potential economic consequences of the Games.
Study from the University of California, Berkeley on how different social and economic strata in the United States fared during and after the Great Recession.
2013 roundup of relevant data, reports, studies that can help contextualize the Washington Navy Yard shooting incident.
2011 study by Iowa State, Central Michigan University and the RAND Corporation in the Journal of Law and Human Behavior.
2013 review of research papers relevant to any potential intervention in the Syrian conflict, with particular emphasis on the notion of “responsibility to protect.”
2013 study on how the water supply and management strategies of four cities in the U.S. and Australia have evolved over time.
2013 research perspectives on wildfire fighting costs for the federal government, in the wake of the massive Yosemite Rim Fire.
August 2013 roundup of notable studies and reports in the areas of news, social and digital media technology scholarship.
2013 study published in American Law and Economics Review on the effectiveness and operational mechanisms of community prosecution approaches.
2013 review of contextual research information relating to the Yosemite wildfire of August 2013. Included are representative studies in this area.
2011 study by UCLA published in the American Journal of Political Science on how the American public judges presidential decision-making on foreign crises.
2013 Pew Research Center report on global attitudes toward China and America, and various trends among different regions.
2013 review of studies that look at the effects of marijuana use on cognitive functioning, as the federal policy debate over legalization continues to grow.
A 2013 longitudinal study published in the journal Psychological Science examining the long-term effects of childhood bullying on victims and perpetrators.
2013 essay from BU professor Chris Daly’s book Covering America. He reviews the economics of the news business and key historical turning points.
2013 summary of various Gallup poll questions on the eve of, or during turning points of, major U.S. conflicts, from the Korean War forward.
2013 study by the University of Muenster, Caltech and UCLA on how grouping of possible outcomes can influence the assignment of risk.
2013 review of studies on the connection between human genes and political preferences. Research from both political scientists and geneticists are reviewed.
2013 study by the Harvard Kennedy School published in the American Political Science Review on possible causes to variation in rapes during 86 major conflicts.
2013 study in American Sociological Review that examines cases of white-collar fraud to better understand gender differences in how crimes were perpetrated
2013 study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) on long-term trends in human consumption of global biosystems production.
2013 study from USC showing the promise and challenges involved in a program providing access to computers to low-income residents in Los Angeles.
2012 scholarly literature review regarding microfinance programs and their effects in developing African countries.
Collection of articles and projects with a journalism education reform theme published in 2012-2013.
2013 roundup of research on biofuels, including public attitudes, health effects, land use, environmental consequences and the long-term outlook.
2013 study from the University of Pennsylvania that finds that, in general, over-pricing homes produces higher selling prices than under-pricing and hoping for a “bidding war.”
2013 study from Harvard University for the National Bureau of Economic Research on changes in the economic assimilation and mobility of U.S. immigrants .
2013 study on the relationship between the restrictiveness of state TELs and the condition of their bridges.
2013 study from New York University explaining precisely why the U.S. middle class fared so badly during the Great Recession and the persistent problems that stem from that period.
2013 Census bureau report on child care patterns and associated costs for families.
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 report by the Census Bureau on the state of new construction in the U.S. housing market in 2012, includng single-family homes and multifamily units.
2013 review of studies that provide insight into the nature of gun sellers and sales transactions, with a particular emphasis on illegal purchasing attempts and related research on gun laws.
July 2013 review of new studies on news paywalls, online activism, Instagram, news framing, the Arab Spring, online information-seeking and more.
2013 review of studies on digital advocacy, Internet activism and citizen participation online.
Review of a 2013 paper in The Review of Economic Studies and other studies that shed light on the connection between food insecurity and violent conflict.
2013 study from Harvard University and UC Berkeley on factors that can contribute to intergenerational income mobility rates.
2013 study from University of Kentucky, University of Kansas and Tennessee State on teacher quality in Appalachia and the challenges of improving rural education systems.
2013 review of relevant reports and data relating to the success of college majors in securing employment, with particular focus on a May 2013 Georgetown report.
2013 selection of research on massive open online courses, including their potential and effectiveness and their impact on traditional education methods.
2013 selection of research that sheds light on many of the challenges women face in Pakistan. Studies look at the role of gender, religion, violence and discrimination.
2013 review of relevant studies and reports on weather trends and heat waves, examining both technical studies and public health estimates of the impact on mortality rates.
2013 review of reearch on the health effects of coal, with a focus on a study in PNAS on the relationship between coal combustion and mortality in China.
2013 meta-analysis in the Journal of Economic Surveys comparing the results of 68 studies on impact of public-capital investments on economic productivity.
2013 study from Cornell and Colorado State suggesting that the broader sale of wine among local stores is not associated with greater health risks.
2013 review of research on how women leaders can be set up to work under difficult conditions that can lead to dissatisfaction and higher turnover.
2013 research review, with emphasis on a study from Penn State showing that more educated women have empowered to leave abusive relationships.
July 2013 Congressional Research Service report providing key background information on the National Security Agency surveillance programs. Also included are related papers and scholarly perspectives.
2012 paper from Texas A&M on how “stand your ground” laws affect rates of violence in states.
2013 review of key government reports and surveys that provide perspective on trends in various violent crime rates, with a focus on youth and racial groups.
2013 review of scholarship relating to new policing programs and techniques to reduce crime in difficult areas, and their outcomes. Also discussed are data analytics and “predictive policing.”
2013 research review of major studies relating to multitasking and distraction, with an emphasis on young people and social media.
2013 study by Florida State University the effectiveness of a range of state incentive programs for the construction of energy-efficient builtings..
2013 review of U.S. Bureau of Labor findings, and Pew Research Center data on issues of gender and the division of work and household tasks.
2013 collection of academic studies and research papers on the United States Postal Service, including its Constitutional mandate, legal constraints and financial situation.
2013 roundup of recent research on Puerto Ricans, including studies on their political status, demographics, socioeconomics and education.
2013 study from Boston University and Johns Hopkins providing the first available national estimates of youth alcohol brand preference.
2013 review of scholarly studies that examine the intersection between public opinion and rulings of the Supreme Court.
June 2013 roundup of research. Topics include drone journalism, surveillance, Twitter in conflict zones, crowdsourced information platforms, and remix culture.
2013 report by Harvard University on the U.S. housing market, including demographic drivers, homeownership rates, rentals and continuing challenges.
Collection of top research papers and chief findings on issue of gay marriage. Updated 2013.
2013 study in Legislative Studies Quarterly on the nature of Enron’s efforts to influence the Congressional and regulatory rule-making process.
2010 study from Yale University and U.C. Berkeley published in Politics & Society on rising American income inequality and root political causes.
2013 study from Columbia University showing that the interpretation of events has become an increasingly important element of journalism.
2013 roundup of recent studies and papers on affirmative action, admissions, campus diversity and racial attitudes at U.S. universities.
2013 study in the New England Journal of Medicine calculating that the total cost of dementia for America was as high as $215 billion in 2010.
2013 review of three academic papers that survey the scientific literature and community and determine that 97% of scientists agree about climate change.
2012 study in the American Law and Economics Review on how certain airport security procedures are the key variable in producing feelings of discrimination and ill-will, and how this might be mitigated.
Updated June 2013: A review of scholarly studies that examine Twitter use by politicians, policymakers and the public.
2013 Georgetown study on the marginal benefits of having more homeowners in terms of civic participation, and cautioning against exaggerating the advantages.
2013 study in the American Journal of Epidemiology on the risks for HIV infection among different populations of female sex workers in India.
2013 study from Northeastern and Bentley University showing the underlying factors that influence how CEO pay is determined and how it affects workers.
2012 study from the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of Michigan on how summer temperatures can affect the elderly suffering from chronic diseases.
2013 research review relating to various aspects of life and culture for people of Mexican origin residing in the United States. Data, relevant studies.
2012 study from the University of Illinois and Harvard Business School on how higher wages can reduce incidences of theft in the workplace.
2013 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences showing that online relationships often produce more long-lasting marriages.
2013 study in American Political Science Review on the association between increased cell phone availability and usage and the capacity for violent conflict.
2013 study in Scientific Reports demonstrating that small amounts of geographical data from cell phones can be used to identify individuals.
2013 study in Psychological Science showing how forcing people to confront their own ignorance can moderate their political views.
2013 study from Cornell examining how increased trade with China results in partner countries altering their foreign policy positions in favor of China.
2013 study from Silicon Graphics International (SGI), the University of Illinois, and social media data vendor GNIP on geography and Twitter use.
2013 research review of DNA-related research, with a focus on a 2012 study by City University of New York, University of California-Irvine and Nova Southeastern University.
2013 report from Harvard Business School examining findings from industry and the general public regarding the overall mood toward America’s ability to compete economically.
May 2013 collection of interesting nine new studies/reports in the realms of social and news media, global technology and more.
2013 selection of recent research on the effects of climate change on the built environment and how individuals and communities can best adapt.
2012 study from Columbia and Simon Fraser University on the relationship between crime rates and immigration status, poverty, employment and education.
Findings from a variety of studies, and a paper in the Journal of Economic Perspectives, on the impact of tax havens on global financial market competition.
2010 study by Monash University, Australia, that sought to better understand cyclists’ risk factors by equipping them with helmet-mounted cameras.
2013 study in Environmental and Resource Economics on firms with a reputation for corporate social responsibility, the wage levels they pay and the role of gender.
2013 collection of academic scholarship on the popularity and effectiveness of game-based learning.
2013 aggregation of documents on the emerging controversy over the Justice Department’s decision to review phone records of Associated Press reporters.
2013 study from Columbia University demonstrating the importance of parole boards and their effectiveness in reducing recidivism.
2008 University of Pennsylvania study published in Real Estate Economics on the relationship between curbside tree plantings and property-value changes.
2013 research review on U.S. workplace violence. Data sources include the National Crime Victimization Survey and the Bureau of Labor and Statistics.
2013 report by the Congressional Research Service on U.S. employment between 2001 and 2012 based on the Current Population Survey and other sources.
2013 study in Public Opinion Quarterly showing trends in public sentiment over time with regard to immigration.
2013 roundup of research on the use of performance-enhancing drugs in athletics and academics as well as their potential health effects.
2013 study from the Federal Reserve Bank on how job polarization is both the result of a decline in U.S. manufacturing and a structural issue across sectors.
Updated May 2013: A review of scholarship and resources related to campaign advertising and its effects.
Updated April 2013: A review of relevant studies and papers on U.S. income inequality, as presented through the Storify publishing platform.
2013 report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noting that the suicide rate for middle-aged Americans has been increasing.
April 2013 review of recent studies and reports that relate to news, social and civic media, including Internet surveillance and the mobile “revolution” in the developing world.
2012 study in the journal Demography showing how American parents are spending increasing amounts of resources on their children.
2013 interview with Ken Ward Jr., of The Charleston Gazette (W.Va.), one of the country’s leading voices on energy and environment issues.
2013 report from Brown University providing detailed analysis of subgroups with the U.S. Latino population, including differences in rates of population growth, levels of segregation and education levels.
2013 research review of academic literature as well as practical tips for instilling good online information-seeking habits in “digital natives.”
2013 study from the University of Maryland and the University of Western Ontario on young adults’ social and institutional privacy strategies on Facebook.
January 2013 review of recent studies and reports from disciplines such as computer science, political science, journalism research and communications.
2013 study by University of Leeds and University of Missouri on gender differences in math and reading achievement.
2012 review of six scholarly research papers and studies on psychosocial and educational outcomes for children raised by same-sex parents.
2013 study from Princeton and NYU on the nature of political revolutions and the possibility that upheaval can be a singular event, unlikely to be followed by more.
2013 study from Ohio State University published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics on the effects of coal mining and poverty in the Appalachia region.
2013 review of Chechnya-related scholarship and the conflict and political grievances there that continue to reverberate.
2013 study from George Washington University noting that stereotypes against Muslims and Muslim-Americans persist and examining the nature of these general attitudes.
2012 study from Stanford and Harvard Universities showing that the majority of low-income, high-achieving students do not apply to selective schools.
2013 review of media-related resources and terrorism-specific data and studies that may be useful for further coverage of the Boston Marathon attacks.
2013 review of relevant studies and books that shed light on the New Left in Latin America; a variety of scholarly perspectives on outcomes and progress.
2013 study in Socio-Economic Review assessing looking at distinctions among Asian countries in terms of technological development and economics.
2013 report for National Center for Education Statistics examines the median federal debt burden accrued by students who did not complete their studies.
2012 review of research studies on the implications of the growing ability of computers to gather, analyze, link and compare large data sets.
2013 collection of scholarship on social media and the workplace, including recruitment and screening, the employee-employer relationship and legal issues.
2013 paper from the New America Foundation on existing scholarship on mobile phone use in the developing world that critically examines the potential downsides.
2013 study in The Journal of Higher Education on how taking time off before entering post-secondary education hurts some students and helps others.
2013 study published in PNAS on the rate and type of land conversion in the corn-growing areas of the Midwest and the impacts on erosion, wildlife and watersheds.
2013 review of prior studies and research on dog-related injuries. Topics include children’s risks, dog breeds and policy analysis.
2012 study in the American Journal of Epidemiology that finds health risks are different in terms of obesity for African-American and white adults.
2013 paper for the NBER on the relationship between household income, consumption, house wealth and the stock market.
2013 study in Information, Communication & Society on the rates at which frequent users of communications technologies report work-life conflicts.
2013 study in the Review of Higher Education on relationship between engagement during college can help explain future earnings patterns.
2012 study from the University of Memphis analyzing the language around diversity in the school mission statements of 80 post-secondary institutions.
2012 paper from the Urban Institute summarizing the latest research on programs that assist poor families and the strategies that have proved most effective.
2013 study from Harvard University exploring techniques for improving online learning and education.
2013 review of research and article in the journal Science on the global energy consumption of Internet and communications technology.
2011 study in Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health calculating that unintended pregnancies cost taxpayers as much as $12.6 billion a year.
2012 study in World Development on the transfer of Asian agricultural practices to Africa, and the outcomes of a pilot program.
2013 study in The Journal of Positive Psychology providing rare insights into the community of trash pickers living in extreme poverty in Nicaragua.
2012 study in Archives of Internal Medicine providing a definitive look at the strong connection between the eating of red meat and the chances of early death.
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.
2013 study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the relationship between increasing social isolation and ill health among older people.
March 2013 review of the latest studies in the areas of journalism, digital media and communications, cross-posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab.
2013 report from U.C. Berkeley and Duke University on the results of a long-running survey by the University of Chicago’s National Opinion Research Center.
2013 study in Journalism on the converging practices of journalistic and advocacy organizations, as seen through the case of climate change-related coverage.
2013 study from the University of Cambridge (U.K.) and Microsoft Research published in PNAS on Facebook data and privacy.
2012 study from Vanderbilt University’s Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy on the demographics, motivations and outcomes of double majoring in college.
2012 research review of data, studies and trends relating to employment for U.S. veterans, who often face critically high levels of joblessness among certain segments.
2012 study on college player performance in the NCAA tournament and relationship with NBA success.
Literature review of studies relating to various aspects of mass shooting/murder incidents in the United States and abroad.
2012 study from Vanderbilt University and the University of Missouri on the influence of gender on job satisfaction and turnover in the education public sector.
2013 report from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics on the demographics of both victims and offenders of sexual violence over time.
2013 report from the Pew Research Center’s Project on Excellence in Journalism on troubling trends in the news industry, particularly the relationship between declining quality and negative consumer reaction.
2011 study in Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health on the rates of unintended pregnancies for all 50 U.S. states.
A literature review of studies in the past few years that shed light on issues such as online political polarization.
2013 study in Energy Policy on the relative advantages of plug-in hybrid cars and car-charging infrastructure for decreasing U.S. energy consumption.
2012 report from Harvard on the impact of government housing policies on home-ownership rates of minority individuals and disadvantaged communities.
2013 report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project and Harvard’s Berkman Society for Internet & Society on levels of teen mobile and Internet use.
2012 study from the University of Iowa and the University of Texas at Austin showing the complexity of this evolving work practice and the potential downsides.
2009 OSRAM Opto Semiconductors study, comparing the environmental performance of incandescents, compact fluorescents and LEDs
2013 study in The World Bank Economic Review on key lessons learned from the 2008 food crisis and the widely divergent regional outcomes and effects.
2012 review of studies on questions of measuring teacher performance, structuring personnel and compensation plans accordingly, and instructor retention.
2013 review of relevant research on guns in the United States. Featuring detailed findings from a 2012 study in Crime and Delinquency on the effectiveness of U.S. gun violence reduction policies.
2013 report from the Pew Research Center demonstrating how discussions on Twitter often do not reflect more general national sentiment.
2012 study in Journal of Communication showing how violence is less prevalent on YouTube than it is on network television.
2012 study from Vanderbilt University on the effects of a service-learning mentoring program and college students’ learning about social inequality.
2012-13 review of 10 new interesting studies in the realm of digital media, social media and communications. A cross-post with Nieman Journalism Lab.
Review of recent studies in digital-oriented academic disciplines, including journalism, social media and communications. A cross-post with Nieman Journalism Lab.
2008 study in Landscaping and Urban Planning on the effect of crime levels and park proximity on property values in Baltimore, Maryland.
2011 study by the NTSB of data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration as well as interviews, compliance reviews and inspections.
2013 review of relevant research and data that can provide context for bus crashes, including city and school vehicles as well as charter and tour motorcoaches.
2012 roundup of research on onshore and offshore wind energy, including market conditions, governmental support, technological advances and global potential.
2012 study in Urban Studies on the availability of and demand for fresh fruit and vegetables in a low-income neighborhood of Detroit.
2013 study from the University of California, San Diego, the University of Scranton and the University of Warwick (UK) published in Memory and Cognition on how microblog content is read and remembered.
2013 review of reports and studies that provide helpful background on the Roman Catholic Church, its demographic composition and related issues.
2013 examination of relevant studies, reports and articles relating to policy proposals to expand federally funded preschool programs.
2013 study in the journal Injury Prevention evaluates relationship between the strength of state gun laws and offenders’ acquisition of firearms.
2013 review of research on cycling and 10 ideas for reporting on your community, whether it has a well-established cycling culture or there’s a long road ahead.
2013 study in Journal of College Student Development that shows how various factors help explain the development of civic values through college.
2012 Congressional Research Service report on budget cuts in 2013 mandated under the Budget Control Act, should no deficit reduction deal be reached.
2013 literature review of academic studies and paper that look at the minimum wage in the United States, its wider effects and policy implications.
2011 study from CUNY and Germany’s Institute for the Study of Labor on the limited effects of drone aerial strikes on Taliban fighters in Afghanistan-Pakistan.
2009 study published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine on the number and type of injuries in the U.S. due to shoveling snow.
2013 study in The Journal of Politics on the idea that there is a universally successful strategy for political messages that attempt to rebut contrary claims.
2013 survey from the Pew Internet and American Life Project on Facebook user practices.
2012 paper from Harvard on how restrictive zoning across the U.S. had decreased labor mobility and stalled progress toward diminishing income inequality.
2012 study from MIT and the Sloan Foundation published in the Journal of Economic Perspectives on the benefits and liabilities of “smart grid” technologies.
2013 roundup of useful studies that can enhance campus-based stories and provide material for practicing knowledge-based reporting.
2012 study from Dartmouth College published in Psychological Science on sexual content in movies and adolescent sexual behavior.
2012 study in the Journal of College Student Development on some positive effects of off-campus work for undergraduate students.
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.
2013 study from the University of Georgia and the Connected Action Consulting Group on political interactions on Twitter and cross-ideological communications.
2012 selection of recent scholarship on immigration- and immigrant-related issues such as their effect on the job market, language attitudes and parenthood.
2013 rview 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.
2012 study in the Review of Economics and Statistics looks at the diffusion of knowledge and patents across states and regions.
2013 review of scholarly literature and think tank reports on conflict in Mali in the context of deeper history, and related issues.
2011 study in Child Development on perceived discrimination among young Latinos in high school and its outcomes in educational settings.
2013 and 2010 studies for the NBER on the U.S. labor market, the “hollowing out” of middle-income jobs, and disparities between high- and low-wage jobs.
2013 metastudy in Psychological Science in the Public Interest on an assessment of ten top learning and study strategies.
2013 report from the Pew Center on the States on how the ongoing recession has affected the economic prospects of recent university graduates.
2013 review of research literature in Digital Journalism about the rise of mobile devices and the response of news organizations.
2013 study from the Polytechnic University of Milan and the University of Virginia on international land and water purchases by nations and corporations.
2012 research review of relevant studies and data relating to the issues facing U.S. servicewomen.
2013 interview with veteran digital journalist and educator Jody Brannon, who now oversees a pioneering demographics-driven news project.
2011 paper from the University of Chicago consolidating previous scholarship that explores ongoing employment and earnings disparities for African-Americans.
2012 study from the University of California, Davis, and El Colegio de Mexico on farm labor supply in the U.S. and Mexican migration patterns.
2013 report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on the state of the climate of the continental United States for the year 2012.
2012 metastudy in Psychological Science in the Public Interest on how misinformation originates and spreads and why it is difficult to correct.
2012 NYU study on how LGBT victimization leads to decreased self-esteem and worse educational outcomes, including lower GPA and more absences.
2012 roundup of recent research on issues related to the major commuting modes in the United States, including cars, public transit, bicycles, and walking.
2012 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) highlighting the differences in pay among male and female members of the medical profession.
2012 report from American University and Loyola Marymount University analyzes on women’s performance and participation rates in politics.
2012 study in the Journal of Social Science and Medicine on relationship between access to healthful food and obesity trends among youth.
2009 study in American Economic Journal exploring why American women’s happiness has decreased relative to men’s from 1972 to 2006.
2009 study in the Quarterly Journal of Economics on the potential role that community monitoring can play in improving health service delivery.
2010 study from Baylor University and Texas Wesleyan School of Law on the economic consequences involved in enforcing immigration laws.
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 Journal of Media Economics on evidence that Hollywood’s production of films is increasingly catering to foreign audiences.
2012 report report from the Georgia Tech Information Security Center and the Georgia Tech Research Institute on the greatest cybersecurity threats.
2010 overview of studies in Clinical Psychology Review on risk factors for domestic violence among military veterans.
2012 study in the Journal of Adolescent Research on the relationship between having a negative online experience and use of privacy settings.
2011 Congressional Research Service report surveying new requirements and details of the GI Bill.
2010 study in Psychiatric Services looks at rates of treatment initiation among veterans diagnosed with PTSD, as well as variations in treatment.
2012 study from the University of Michigan and University of Washington in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery on the quality of life of amputees.
2012 report from Project Information Literacy on the mismatch between college graduates’ research skills and employer needs.
2012 study in PNAS on the problematic pace of global land consumption and agricultural output required to supply the world’s growing population.
2010 study by the University of Minnesota Medical School and Duke University Medical Center on relationship problems among returning Iraq and Afghanistan soldiers.
2012 review of research on the long-term costs of providing medical and disability benefits to veterans from the Afghanistan and Iraq wars.
2012 study from Rutgers finds that overly broad definitions of mental illness have resulted in improper categorization of some poor mothers as suffering from psychiatric conditions.
2012 study from Loyola University of Chicago and the Netherlands Institute in the Journal of Economic Geography on how street robberies cluster in certain areas, and why.
2012 working paper by University of Minnesota and the University of Kansas on the relationship between firms’ political donations and corporate performance.
2012 study from ETS in Princeton, New Jersey, published in Educational Researcher on standardized testing in higher education and student motivations.
2012 study in the American Journal of Public Health comparing suicide rates among veterans to those among the general public.
2012 literature review of research related to brain injuries in youth and professional sports.
2013 literature review of acadenuc studies relating to various aspects of mass shooting and murder incidents in United States schools.
2010 study from the University of Sydney and St. Vincent’s Hospital in Schizophrenic Bulletin on the link between homicidal behavior and early untreated schizophrenia.
2012 study from the Federal Reserve Bank and the University of Pennsylvania on how mortgage debt affects people’s ability to move to new areas 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 survey by the Pew Research Center’s Global Attitude Project on the use of social networking and mobile phones in 21 countries around the world.
2010 study from Notre Dame and Texas A&M University in Social Indicators Research on labor unions and levels of happiness in 14 countries.
2012 study from Boston University and the University of Minnesota published in Public Opinion Quarterly on reporting and attitudes about Afghanistan.
2012 study in Science on the true nature and extent of melting of the Antarctic and Greenland ice masses.
2012 study from Carnegie Mellon University published in Social Psychological and Personality Science on user-controlled privacy settings online.
2012 study from Brown University and the University of Rhode Island on the body burden and risk factors for U.S. women of child-bearing age.
2012 study from Michigan State University published in Justice Quarterly on the diffusion of homicide clusters in a low-income city.
2012 report from the Department of Justice using data from seven federal agencies to highlight trends in immigration violations and enforcement in 2010 and earlier.
2010 policy paper in Science exploring the consequences of policies relating to the export of ivory from African countries.
2012 research review of relevant studies and data on assisted suicide and policies related to this issue, both in the United States and around the globe.
2012 article from the University of California-Berkeley published in Science on how young children think scientifically and implications for early education reform.
2011 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research examining how cultural diversity has affected societal growth over centuries.
2010 study in Sociological Perspectives using three datasets on changing attitudes toward traditional marriage structures and child bearing.
2012 from Yale University published in Pediatrics on a rise in the incidence of serious child abuse cases in the United States.
2012 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on declining life satisfaction and discontent over time in China.
2012 review of the research literature on U.S. lotteries and the types of people most likely to play.
2012 metastudy published in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery on the relationship between skiing and snowboarding injuries and helmet use.
2012 Washington State study in the Sociology of Education journal on the impact of community colleges on local employment growth.
2012 report from Yale University in Administration and Policy in Mental Health on of homeless Iraq and Afghanistan veterans versus earlier cohorts.
2011 study in Archives of General Psychology on health outcomes for returning U.S. veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts.
2012 roundup of recent academic studies on the economic and environmental impact of parking lots, impervious surfaces and other automobile-related infrastructure.
2012 study in the journal Pediatrics on the amount of background television that infants and young children are exposed to as well as related demographic factors.
2012 interview with The Economist’s Greg Ip, U.S. economics editor, with tips on business reporting and an inside look at skills such as research and interviewing.
2012 study from Kansas State published in the Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and customer preferences.
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 by Virginia Tech and the University of North Carolina on the cleanup of brownfields that receive federal grants and speed of remediation when initiated.
2012 review of analysis and scholarship that shed light on ethical issues relating to the U.S. military.
2012 research review on disadvantaged students in the United States and issues such as classroom practices, public policy and poverty.
2012 study in the Journal of Marriage and Family on the differences between couples that formalize their union and those that cohabit but remain unmarried.
2011 study in the Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice on higher levels of hate crimes in places of increased immigration.
2012 review of research on tax theory and practice in the United States, including the Bush tax cuts, consumption taxes, and taxes on higher-income households.
2012 study by the Harvard Kennedy School analyzes citizens’ confidence in leadership across 13 different sectors, including the military, medicine, politics and more.
2012 study from the London School of Economics on differences between China and India in terms of business innovation.
2012 study in Health Research Services showing that 1.2 million young adults gained health insurance in the first year after passage of the new legislation.
2008 paper from Harvard’s Shorenstein Center reviews the history of exit polls in the United States and examines their evolution and emerging problems.
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 review of research on Election Day-related issues.
2011 study from the University of Texas and Rice University in the Berkeley Review of Education on African-Americans’ charter school attrition rates.
2012 study in Journal of Public Administration Research about variation in local enforcement of immigration laws.
2012 literature review of research and analysis relating to disaster recovery in the United States, in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
2012 study by the University of Southern Mississippi in the journal Politics and Religion on religion and politics in the Latino community.
2012 study from Louisiana State University in The Journal of Politics on the impact of religious messaging in political advertisements.
2012 study from the Pew Research Center on how the American demographic landscape is seeing increasing numbers of areas segregated by income.
2012 study by Boston University for the National Bureau of Economic Research on diminishing returns for students who attend for-profit education programs.
2012 report from a University of Michigan-affiliated policy center that examines how laws promoting women’s opportunities in sports are being adopted.
2012 paper from the University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago and Harvard University on defendant race and unequal sentencing decisions.
2011 study in Political Behavior showing how minorities frequently receive less in-person contacts, and how this explains different voter participation rates.
2012 report from the U.S. Census Bureau providing a picture of how demographic on race and ethnicity are shifting across the United States.
2009 study published in the American Political Science Review on how soldiers in Uganda’s civil war are more likely to engage in post-conflict political participation.
October 2012 review of analysis, polls and research on so-called undecided voters, on the eve of the 2012 presidential election.
2012 report from the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism on the rise of mobile news and emerging data on audience habits and reading/buying patterns.
2012 review of research studies on violent and transnational crime and its broader social impacts in the developing world.
2012 study in Public Opinion Quarterly on evidence that citizens have more knowledge of local and national politics than scholars previously believed.
2012 study from the University of Southern California and University of Texas on peer influence and teenage smoking habits among Hispanic high school students.
2012 literature review of political science insights on American presidential debates and their effects.
2012 study from Harvard and Yale in PLoS One on the increase in stress-related cardiovascular problems related to women’s workplace environment.
2012 review of scholarship on the Internet, social media and political activism around the world.
2012 study in PLoS Medicine on studies, associated press releases and media coverage to understand how accurately the research results were conveyed.
2012 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research on how village schools affect attendance rates and academic achievement.
2011 study in the American Journal of Criminal Justice comparing gun availability and homicide rates across nations.
2012 study in the Journal of Industrial Ecology on how electric cars stack up against those with traditional gas and diesel engines over their entire lifetimes.
2010 study in The Sociological Quarterly on how work environments and social policies may impact the gender wage gap.
2011 study from the University of Texas at Austin in American Behavioral Scientist on the impact of presidential debate viewing on cynicism levels.
2012 report from the Public Religion Research Institute on the cultural and political beliefs of white working-class Americans.
2012 study by the City University of New York and the University of California, Los Angeles, on labor-law violations in urban centers in the United States.
2012 study in the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory on the relationship between proactive external communications efforts of government agencies and the subsequent media coverage.
2012 study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Marquette University on unemployment and voter turnout.
2012 research review of overarching questions yet to be answered in campaign 2012.
2012 report in American Behavioral Scientist on behavioral challenges and kindergarten individual and classroom academic performance.
2012 report from Illinois Wesleyan University published in Public Opinion Quarterly on income inequality and public opinion over time.
2011 study by Yale University, Texas A&M, and Boston University on the growing environmental impact of low-density urban and suburban sprawl.
2012 study in Nature that analyzes a large-scale experiment to influence voter behavior through messages on a social network.
2012 study from the Federal Reserve Bank, Ohio State, Columbia, the University of Chicago and the U.S. Treasury on the shortcomings of the 2009 program.
2012 paper from Cornell University on the disjunction between citizens who acknowledge using government social programs and the number who actually do.
2010 study from Cornell and Mississippi State on how Latinos are more segregated in new destination places, particularly in the suburbs and rural areas.
2012 Pew Research Center report evaluated changing views of individuals in Muslim countries regarding government, equality and the effects of the Arab Spring
2012 study from Standford University published in Developmental Psychology on ’tween girl digital media use and development.
2012 examination of Census Bureau figures on poverty and aggregation of related resources for interpreting poverty data and policy.
2012 study in the International Journal of Public Opinion Research on the extent to which social capital affects one’s propensity to share opinions publicly.
2012 study from the University of Munich and University Rey Juan Carlos on journalists in 20 countries and their levels of institutional trust.
2012 study published in Journal of Communication from Cornell University on the interpretation and reception of intimate online disclosures.
2012 study from the University of Minnesota published in Psychological Science on socioeconomic status, SAT scores and college admissions.
2012 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the potential relationship between the long-term use of marijuana and IQ declines.
2012 Pew Center on the States report on incarceration rates in the United States, strategies and costs they impose, from 1990 to 2009.
2012 report from the Pew Research Center on survey data relating to middle-class Americans, with economic context from government data.
2012 review of relevant studies, reports and media resources relating to voter disenfranchisement, fraud and other issues.
2012 report by the CRS summarizing the proposed immigration reforms on permanent residency status for unauthorized alien students in the United States.
2012 study from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in American Political Research on the impact of conventions on opinions of the nominees.
2012 study from researchers at Purdue University published in Sociology of Religion on the evolution in attitudes of evangelicals toward gays over time.
2012 roundup of studies on urban poverty and its impact on health, work and well-being, including education, crime levels and access to food.
2010 study from the University of California, Irvine, on the average effect a vice presidential candidate has on the electorate.
Roundup of recent studies on global warming, rising average temperatures, and public and private opinions on climate change.
2012 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the change in probability of extreme weather events such as heat waves.
2012 study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill surveying the disadvantages of rural students and examining the relationship between income and education.
2012 study in the Journal of Marriage and Family on the causes and effects of helicopter parenting .
2012 study from the U.S. Forest Service and the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry on the change in trees and greenery in 20 U.S. metropolitan areas.
2012 study by the United States Institute of Peace on the role of Twitter in the Arab Spring uprisings, including those in Bahrain, Libya, Tunisia and Egypt.
2011 study in the Journal of Marketing Research on how credit card debt affects the spending habits of consumers with higher self-control.
2012 study from the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication on women, blogging and feelings of empowerment.
2012 study published in The New England Journal of Medicine on a range of long-lasting contraceptive options and their failure rates.
2011 study by the Harvard Business School and Duke University on U.S. residents’ perceptions of wealth inequality in the United States.
2012 study from Duke and Vanderbilt based on survey data to examine the effects of different recycling regimes on the recycling rates for plastic water bottles.
Study by the Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research at Indiana University, Bloomington on Twitter user behavior before the 2010 U.S. midterm elections.
2012 report from the Harvard Kennedy School on how the performance of U.S. public-school students compares domestically and internationally.
2012 study from Harvard, Brown and the University of Missouri on the factors that influence voting behavior in minority communities.
2012 review of studies relating to prior Olympics games and their local and national impacts.
2012 literature review of research studies relating to HIV/AIDS in Africa and its prevention and treatment.
2012 study in Archives of Sexual Behavior looking at the extent of the phenomenon among young people of texting revealing images to each other.
2012 report from the Congressional Research Bureau on the history and current severity of U.S. national and regional droughts, including policy responses.
2012 report by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University on housing trends after the United States financial crisis.
2012 study for the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) on oral contraceptive use and later declines in the gender wage gap.
2012 survey and report from the Kaiser Family Foundation on deep worries about health care coverage and costs.
2011 study in the American Political Science Review on how campaign ad effects on voters quickly deteriorate over time.
2012 survey from the Pew Internet and American Life Project investigating the extent to which cell phones are being used for online activities
2012 study for the National Bureau of Economic Research on improved ways to measure how banks pose risks to the financial system.
2012 study in Political Communication on political public relations effects, journalists’ response, and the press coverage that results.
2012 paper from Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on an experiment testing the appeal of fair-trade goods.
2012 study in Computers & Education on how Facebook and instant messaging can hurt college students’ grades.
2012 study by Duke, Penn State and Colby on how skilled video game players are not necessarily better multitaskers.
2012 study from the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center on how the production of oil may increase rapidly in the coming decade.
2012 study in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly on different reader responses to narrative stories versus policy stories, and the relative benefits of narrative stories.
2010 study in PNAS analyzing the beliefs of more than 1,000 scientists about human-induced climate change.
2012 study in Social Science Quarterly on the importance that U.S. immigrants, particularly from Mexico and Latin America, placed on learning English
2012 interview with George Washington assistant professor David Karpf about the changing patterns of Internet-based activism in America.
2012 study in Psychological Science on how poverty levels and perceived discrimination can lead to poorer health.
2009 study from the National Graduate Institute of Policy Studies in World Development on how mobile technology can help farmers thrive.
2002 paper in Industrial and Corporate Change that examines innovation dynamics among more than 700 entrepreneurial teams attempting to start businesses.
2011 study by the U.C. Berkeley and Princeton University in the Journal of Public Economics on how student debt can affect early career choices.
2011 study in Economic Inquiry on the effect of U.S. immigration policy on unauthorized immigrants from Mexico and subsequent economic impacts.
2012 study in the journal Nature Climate Change on the rates of change in the ocean levels for the Northeastern United States.
2011 study by the University of California-Los Angeles in Developmental Psychology on tween values and media engagement.
2011 study by Clemson and Michigan State University on how revenue generated by tourism is distributed across different income groups.
2012 report by the Social Science Research Council on comparative well-being levels for women living in the metropolitan United States.
2010 report in the Journal of Travel Research on how the financial crisis is affecting travel in Canada, the United States and Mexico.
2012 metastudy in the journal Nature on the differences in crop yields between organic farming and conventional industrialized agriculture.
2012 metastudy in Nature that examines papers on the loss of biodiversity within ecosystems and the implications for human civilization.
2011 report in Psychological Science on individual self-enhancement bias and societal levels of income inequality.
2012 paper from Northwestern University in the Review of Economic Studies on the value of social networks for refugee job seekers in the United States.
2012 study by MIT, Yale and the University of California, Berkeley, in Political Analysis on social science research participants on the Internet.
2012 study by the Pew Research Center on shifts in American political values, including politics, business, immigration and religion, from 1987-2012.
2012 study from the University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University on the impact of an arrest on a teen’s educational trajectory.
2011 study from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York published in the Journal of Economic Geography on the dynamics between higher education and local economies.
2012 report from the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research on how U.S. homeowners fared economically between 2009 and 2001.
2012 report by the Urban Institute and the Robert John Wood Johnson Foundation on the Affordable Care Act and uninsured veterans.
2011 study in the journal Papers in Regional Science on the benefits of having more self-employed people and small businesses in a region.
2012 report from the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers on patterns of employment, wages and difficulties in job-finding among recent graduates.
2012 study by Indiana University-Purdue University published in Youth & Society on public housing, violence and drug use among adolescents.
2012 study from researchers at the University of Haifa published in Psychological Services on how blogging by teens can help well-being.
2011 UCLA study published in Work, Employment and Society on the nature of migration trends across the world during the global recession.
2012 report by researchers from the University of Maryland and the U.S. Census Bureau on the relative decline in startups and “young” firms across the United States.
2008 study in Economics & Politics on how the theory of the balance of powers plays out at the state level, and how partisan influence can change dynamics.
2012 paper by Queen’s University published in Psychological Science that explores how invoking religious concepts can affect one’s propensity toward self control.
2011 study by Royal Holloway University and the University of Bristol on how real-time displays of audience response to a live debate can influence undecided voters.
2010 study from Harvard and the University of Copenhagen about the relationship between rates of public corruption and available legal resources.
2012 report from the National Science Foundation putting U.S. research and development and high tech industries in global context.
2012 study published in New Media and Society on age and gender discrimination in an online community.
2012 study from Penn State, Loyola Marymount and the University of Rochester on the difficulty of accurately pricing initial stock offerings.
2012 paper by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the economic effects of spending on highway projects.
2011 study from the University of Michigan on racial attitudes and perceptions in America immediately before and after Barack Obama’s election.
2012 study on the relationship between commuting distance and health, including BMI, cholesterol, blood pressure and cardiorespiratory fıtness.
2011 Princeton University working paper on the estimated monetary returns and highly selective college attendance in the United States.
2012 Pew Research survey looking at variation in citizen assessments of government at different levels, and partisan divides in the United States.
2012 paper from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government about the dynamics of transparency and the geographical location of state capitals.
2010 report from Harvard’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance on Indonesia’s economic, governmental and social progress since its adoption of democratic rule in 2000.
Renewable energy information from the 2011 Congressional Research Service report, “U.S. Energy: Overview and Key Statistics.”
2012 petroleum-related statistics from the Congressional Research Service, including production and consumption, with breakdowns for industrial and consumer use of oil.
Electricity-related data from the 2012 Congressional Research Service report, “U.S. Energy: Overview and Key Statistics.”
2012 study by the City University of New York on the how the interaction of gender, race and ethnicity can produce wage and benefit inequality.
2012 Pew Research Center report with new survey information from more than 3,000 people on social issues and historical comparative data.
2011 study from the University of San Francisco in the Journal of Sports Economics on the effects of lowever-level baseball teams on community per-capita incomes.
2012 study from the University of Maryland published in Politics & Policy on how relationships with gay people can influence the views of religious individuals.
2012 study in The World Bank Review on economic and income trends in Vietnam, as it transitioned to a more market-based model.
2009 study in Maternal and Child Health Journal on high rates of domestic violence against urban female teens.
2012 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association on the tripling of rates of babies affected by maternal opiate use over the past decade.
2012 study by Duke University published in The Quarterly Journal of Economics on the racial competition of a jury and criminal court outcomes.
2012 report from the U.S. government’s Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality spotlighting data relating to children of alcoholics in the United States.
2010 study by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics published in Monthly Labor Review on teen summer-employment trends.
2012 report by the Pew Hispanic Center on the rate of migrations between Mexico and the United States over the last 160 years as well as the present.
2012 study from Princeton University on the number of uninsured Americans who might participate in reform efforts.
2012 study in Environmental Health Perspectives on the relationship between maternal prenatal insecticide exposure and a child’s gestational age and birthweight.
2012 study in the Journal of Economic Perspectives on the consequences and dynamics of assuming student loan debt.
2012 survey from Yale and George Mason about how Americans perceive increased extreme weather events and about views on the influence of global warming.
2011 report by the Congressional-Executive Commission on China on human rights abuses and commercial and trade issues in China.
2012 study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the mechanisms that explain people joining and engaging with Facebook.
2012 study in the American Sociological Review on trends relating to partisan affiliation and trust in science.
2012 Congressional Research Service report on aid amounts from the U.S. government to Israel, history and trends.
2012 report from the federal government on the solvency and long-term forecasts of entitlement programs in the United States.
2012 study from Indiana University and Northeastern University in Scientific Reports on social networks, viral promotion and the power of random viral possibilities.
2012 study from the RAND Corporation in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine on youth obesity and access to healthy food sources.
2012 study from Harvard Medical School in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy on the effect of market factors on the quality of long-term care.
2011 study from Harvard University examining whether techniques used to raise scores in charter schools can be successfully transplanted to traditional public schools.
2012 study in the Archives of Internal Medicine about large variations in health care costs in California hospitals.
2012 study from Carnegie Mellon University on the effectiveness of laws requiring that consumers are informed when their personal data is compromised.
2012 metastudy by Pew Research Center synthesized the results of several surveys on employment statistics and attitudes toward work and quality of life
2012 study from MIT and Inter-American Development Bank on the complexity of implementing labor standards and differential outcomes.
2012 study in Psychological Science on different dynamics for women and men in terms of attraction and self-assessment.
2012 report from the Congressional Research Service on U.S. energy production and consumption, with breakdowns of production and consumption by sector.
2012 study by Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society on Russia’s relative Internet freedom.
2011 paper by Clemson University and College of Charleston on the impact of casinos on retail property values in Detroit, Michigan.
2012 paper from the University of Maryland and Wellesley College on underlying factors that explain America’s relatively higher rates of teen childbearing.
2012 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the increasing rate of autism diagnoses across the Unites States.
2011 paper published in Real Estate Economics on subprime and non-traditional mortgages, home prices and default rates.
2012 report by the Congressional Research Service on the current status of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in central Africa and U.S. deployment to that region.
2012 study in the Journal of Communication about the relationship between Internet use and the development of greater democracy in Asia and Africa.
2012 study from Northwestern University and Duke University on gender, race and perceptions of assertive behaviors in the workplace.
2012 study in the Journal of Applied Research on Children on the characteristics of children and families living in food-insecure neighborhoods in the U.S.
2012 study in Environmental Health Perspectives on the link between prenatal exposure to airborne pollutants and behavioral issues later in the children’s lives.
2011 study in Review of World Economics analyzing the case of Ghana to see how countries might avoid the so-called resource curse.
2012 study in New York University Law Review on the similarity between the U.S. Constitution and other international constitutions between 1946-2006.
2012 study from University of California, Berkeley, published in Information, Communications & Society analyzing levels of blogging among different racial groups.
2012 study in Environmental Health Perspectives on the chemical compounds present in 85 samples of household cleaning and personal care products.
2011 study from the University of Bonn and SUNY in the Journal of Media Psychology on the connection between personality traits and time spent online.
2009 study from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland on racial disparities in U.S. health care.
2011 paper from MIT, the UC San Diego and Spain’s Center for Monetary and Financial Studies on the effects of Chinese imports on American workers.
2011 paper by the National Bureau of Economic Research on college enrollment and completion trends by income and gender.
2012 Congressional Research Service report summaries the admissions figures, details and history related to U.S. refugee policy.
2011 study published in the journal Addictive Behaviors on anti-drug television advertising and self-reported drug use in teenagers.
2011 study in the Journal of Women’s Health Issues looks at how responsibilities of work and home spill over and related consequences.
Study by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism reports on the present situation for the news media and its potential future.
2012 report published in Psychological Science on physical exertion and the credibility of eyewitness reports.
2010 study from Dartmouth College published in Politics & Genderon the different effects negative campaigns have on men and women.
2012 study in PNAS on the frequency of wildfires in the American West over the past 3,000 years and the implications for larger wildfires.
2011 study from MIT for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the effectiveness of urban and non-urban charter schools on raising student achievement levels.
2012 longitudinal study from Stanford University on public opinion and financial crises.
2008 Justice Department report on the effectiveness of citizen policing programs.
2009 paper published in the American Sociological Association on links between historical lynching and contemporary hate crimes.
2009 study in the journal Criminology on the racial makeup of neighborhoods and trends in racial profiling.
2012 paper from Microsoft Research on assessing the credibility of tweets.
2012 study published in American Politics Research on how the health care reform roll-call vote may have hurt Democrats.
2012 study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on the effects of social networks in the 2011 uprising in Egypt.
2012 study by the University of Toronto on the relationship between the skills used in a job and the salary for that job in a city of a given size.
2012 World Bank report on poverty rates in the developing world.
2012 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on wealth levels and unethical behavior.
2011 reports from the U.S. Department of Justice with census of imprisoned and paroled persons.
2011 study from the Guttmacher Institute on abortion rates in the United States and related trends.
2012 study from University of Maryland, University of Michigan and Duke University on Internet practices and preferences.
2012 report from the University of North Carolina on the nature and number of U.S. terrorism incidents and convictions.
2012 paper published in the journal Science on historic patterns in carbon dioxide and ocean acidification and the implications for the future.
2011 paper in Human Rights Review on international efforts to address the problem of human trafficking.
2011 paper from the Columbia Business School on paywall strategies for news organizations’ online content.
2011 study from the University of Toronto and MIT Sloan School of Management on the effectiveness of contextual and high-visual online advertising campaigns.
A 2011 study in the American Journal of Political Science on the effectiveness of negative campaign tactics.
2012 report from Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society on current laws as well as definitions of bullying, prevention strategies, and educational, social and legal responses.
2012 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the total amount of water utilized by individuals and societies globally.
2011 United Nations report on the ecological and economic impacts of electrical and electronics equipment recycling and disposal practices in West Africa.
2012 Congressional Research Service report on business results for the five biggest U.S. oil companies over the past five years.
2012 New America Foundation report on cognitive and psychological phenomena that make the task of journalistic corrections difficult.
2012 report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project on levels of Facebook participation.
2012 meta-study from the University of Washington and the University of Queensland on estimates of global malaria mortality rates over the past three decades.
2012 report by the Manhattan Institute on the historical evolution in the racial segregation of neighborhoods in the United States.
2011 study by the Georgia State and San Diego State on the psychological costs associated with PTSD in service members returning from the post-9/11 conflicts.
2012 United Nations panel report on human rights violations by the Syrian government and military.
2012 publication by the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on women in the workplace, 1979-2010.
2012 study from the University of Illinois on the relationship between female representation in compensation committees, the presence of female CEOs, and the reduction of gender wage disparities.
A 2012 metastudy published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases on risks associated with large public events such as stress-related cardiac episodes, heatstroke and stampedes.
2010 study from the University of Washington on nontraditional college participation and gender.
2012 study in the Journal of Labor Economics at the University of Chicago on the relationship between youth unemployment and immigration.
2011 report by the Pew Research Center on attitudes behind the gender gap in undergraduate enrollment and degree attainment.
2011 study from the University of Toronto and London School of Economics on the relationship between infrastructure and automotive traffic levels.
2012 projections of the Congressional Budget Office on the U.S. deficit, government expenditures and the general financial picture for the years ahead.
2011 study in the American Journal of Political Science on the relationship between democratizing aid, transitioning countries and civil conflict.
2012 study from researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, MIT and Georgia Institute of Technology on audience attitudes and Twitter content.
2010 study in American Politics Research on whether negative advertisements may have a constructive role for voters.
2012 study on the financial implications of an underutilized youth population.
2011 study in Psychological Science on the connection between progressive taxation and the happiness of citizens around the world.
2012 study from Drexel University, McGill University and Ohio State University in Climate Change on the drivers of U.S. public sentiment on global warming.
2012 study published in Violence Against Women journal on the effectiveness of sexual-registry laws on preventing sexual assaults and aiding investigations.
2011 U.S. government report on the ages of Social Security and Disability Insurance applicants over time.
2011 report from the University of Michigan’s Population Studies Center on how divorce effects women’s health insurance coverage.
2012 Seton Hall University study on the health-care impacts of limits on noneconomic damages in malpractice suits.
2008 study by George Washington University and the University of Texas at Austin on political advertisements and effects on voter groups.
Interview with George Washington University scholar John Sides about academic research and the 2012 presidential election.
Report by Rice University seeks to identify demographic trends among persons suspected of ties to Islamic extremist activity.
2010 study in Education Economics on student debt and post-graduation choices.
2009 study from Duke and Wisconsin in Presidential Studies Quarterly on the relationship between political polarization and presidential reelection.
2010 study from the University of Illinois published in Infant and Child Development on the impact of friendship quality on future social skills and behaviors.
2011 meta-study published in the journal The Lancet on the effectiveness of vaccinations in the United States at preventing influenza.
2012 study by the University of Illinois, Chicago, on dynamics behind wage disparities between whites and African-Americans at a financial services firm.
2012 study from the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life on Mormon attitudes on religion, politics and American society.
Interview with Alison Head, co-director of the University of Washington’s Project Information Literacy, which studies student online research habits.
2011 study from the U.S. Government Accountability Office on changes in the federal student loan program.
2011 study sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases on the potential of early antiretroviral treatment to reduce HIV transmission.
2012 study by MIT on the technological progress in automobiles since 1980 and the trade-offs between fuel economy, weight and power.
2011 study from INSEAD and the Oxford Internet Institute exploring the Internet attitudes and behaviors of more than 5,400 respondents in 13 countries.
2012 study from the University of Nebraska examines how outreach efforts by local authorities can increase satisfaction with government and use of tax dollars.
2011 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the annual number of new HIV infections in the United States.
2011 study from Carnegie-Mellon University on BitTorrent online downloads of copyrighted material.
2012 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report mental illness rates across the population.
2011 report from the Congressional Research Service on background issues relating to sanctions on Iran.
2011 federal government-sponsored research on prescription-drug use, both of legal and illicit substances, by U.S. adolescents.
2011 study from Stanford University, University of Pennsylvania, University Chicago and LinChiat Chang Consulting in Public Opinion Quarterly on survey sampling and accuracy.
2011 study from the CalTech and MIT Voting Technology Project in Public Opinion Quarterly on security and privacy in polling places.
2011 report from the Pew Research Center on the growing wealth gap between households headed by younger versus older members.
2010 study from the University of Wisconsin on how hard-fought presidential primaries unfold and their implications for the general election.
2011 study for NBER uses data from the Census Bureau’s Longitudinal Business Database from 1980 to 2005 to assess the average outcomes of private equity buyouts
2011 study in PNAS on social networks and how friendships shape, or form around, shared tastes.
2011 study from DePaul University published in the journal Sociology of Religion exploring the relationship between religious values and altruistic, humanitarian behavior.
2012 report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on hospital reporting rates and incidences of harm.
2011 study from Harvard and Columbia exploring the long-term impact on students of teachers with differing “value-added” ratings.
2011 study from the University of Chicago on news consumers and content selection, highlighting the different levels of polarization in various contexts.
2009 paper in Presidential Election Studies on the allocation of campaign resources and correlations with available state delegates.
2011 study from Columbia University on how a psychological theory can help better interpret presidential campaign decisions.
2012 report from the American Cancer Society on cancer facts and figures.
2011 study from Georgetown University on shared economic perceptions of low and high income earners in America.
2010 study by MIT in PNAS on social networks and the spread of health-related behaviors.
2010 study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service on the impact of governmental dietary targets on consumer behavior.
2011 study in the New England Journal of Medicine on the type of neighborhood in which an individual lives and health outcomes.
2011 report from the U.S. Department of Justice on 2010 capital punishment statistics.
2011 study from Political Research Quarterly on the pressures faced by trailing contenders for presidential nominations to leave the race.
2011 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the effects of unemployment on peoples’ level of physical activity.
2009 study in PNAS on diversity in developing economies and corresponding potential for growth, based on products produced and their global context.
2012 study in the Journal of Urban Health on the role of safety culture in census tract-level pedestrian and cyclist crashes in New York City.
2012 paper by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston on trends in family income mobility in the United States over the past 40 years.
2011 research from the CDC, WHO, S.F. State University, Universidad de los Andes in Bogata, Universidad de Chile, University of Zurich, and other institutions.
2011 study in the Socio-Economic Review on the attitudes of senior executives about corporate social responsibility.
2012 study by New York University and Yale University on possible peer-influence effects in the installion of solar panels within different ZIP codes.
2011 study in the International Journal of Press/Politics investigates the influence of political ideology on a viewer’s perceptions of satirist Stephen Colbert.
2011 study by University of Gothenburg in Journal of African Economies on Zambia’s structural economic changes.
2011 study from Fordham Law School on the influences fueling prison population growth in the United States since 1980.
2011 Pew Research Center report explores the demographics of America’s unauthorized immigrant population based on 2010 U.S. Census data.
2011 report by the Pew Research Center exploring the link between per capita income and birth rates, with particular attention to the 2008 recession.
2011 study published in Sociology of Religion using national survey data of adults ages 18 to 59 to examine how religion can factor into people’s reluctance to marry.
2011 study from DePaul University published in Psychological Science linking societal-level sexism and increased gender inequality.
2011 paper from Claremont McKenna College about how the Tea Party compares with other ideological movements in American history.
2009 study in the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing on how participation in a fair-trade organization affected the income, education and health of producers
2011 longitudinal study published in the journal Developmental Psychology on the relationship between sustained violent video game play, aggression and youth.
2011 study from George Mason University on television news coverage of presidential candidates during primary season.
2011 study from Northwestern University on different motivations among teens who use Twitter.
2009 study from Wesleyan University in the American Sociological Review on how small loan programs help women in India to gain skills and power.
2011 research from the University of Pennsylvania on the personal and community benefits of creating more green spaces in urban areas.
2011 study in the International Journal of Public Opinion Research on the factors that spur online political discussion and participation.
2011 study from Colby College on history and trends relating to presidential campaign finance.
2011 study from Duke University and King’s College London in Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry on the cognitive origins of bullying.
2011 report from the Pew Research Center on social media dynamics around the 2012 presidential nominating contest in the United States.
2011 study for the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on evolution and natural selection in human beings within recent generations.
2011 study in the online journal of the American Meteorological Society on long-term trends in the variability of sunshine and precipitation.
2011 study on gay teens and greater risk of emotional problems and negative educational outcomes.
2011 study by Baylor University on social relationships and higher levels of religiosity.
2011 meta-study from Notre Dame on how diversity on college campuses promotes civic engagement.
2011 study from the University of Arkansas and Louisiana State University in American Behavioral Scientist on political blogs and partisan content.
2009 study from the Harvard Kennedy School surveying presidential nominating contests and historic voter participation patterns in the United States.
2011 study by the World Bank Economic Review on the contribution of inequality of opportunity to earnings inequality over time.
Interview with University of Michigan political scientist Michael Traugott about elections, polling, and the media.
2011 paper in The American Law and Economics Review on youth curfews and crime rates.
2011 study in Quarterly Journal of Economics on U.S. mobility and inequality since 1937.
2003 paper for the Brookings Review about the importance of party insider endorsements during the presidential nominating contests.
2011 report by the American Association of University Women on sexual harassment in U.S. schools.
2011 paper in The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science explores the broad changes to work/life balance in the American family.
2011 paper by the National Bureau of Economic Research on the conditions that make special municipal tax deals likely and their association with political corruption.
2012 report by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on the potential impacts of climate change and potential management strategies.
2004 study in Political Research Quarterly on the impact of the New Hampshire primaries on overall election outcomes.
2011 study by University of Oxford on global online dating practices.
2006 study in the British Journal of Political Science on the factors that most strongly predict the duration of presidential candidacies.
2009 study in Public Opinion Quarterly on the failures of polls to predict the outcomes of the 2008 presidential primaries.
2010 study in Public Opinion Quarterly about how Clinton supporters ultimately voted in the general election in 2008.
2011 study by Columbia University’s Earth Engineering Center on the energy contained in discarded plastics and its economic value.
2011 report by Yale University evaluating the claim that the consumption and marketing of sugary drinks is harmful to children and adolescents
2009 study from DePaul University in Presidential Studies Quarterly on changing variables in forecasting U.S. presidential primaries.
2009 study in Political Research Quarterly examining the factors that shape voter preferences in the pre-primary period.
2011 study in the journal of science Nature on whether structural changes in the brain and longitudinal changes in IQ are related.
2009 study in Clinical Psychology Review on global prevalence of sexual abuse.
2008 paper from the University of Missouri on the history of the Iowa Caucuses and popular misconceptions about them.
2009 study in Polity on how trends in the last presidential campaign conform to political science theory.
2008 study in PS: Political Science & Politics on the demographics and voting behaviors of Iowa 2008 voters and caucus attendees.
2010 study in Political Behavior examines public opinion survey data on immigration rhetoric and policy preferences among Iowa caucus-goers.
2011 study from the University of Michigan and University of Wisconsin-Madison on the link between disadvantaged neighborhoods and high school graduation rate.
2010 study by Pennsylvania State University in Mass Communication and Society on presidential candidate Facebook pages in 2008.
2011 government report with revisions to poverty measures and their impact on U.S. poverty levels.
2011 study from the University of Nevada, the University of Wyoming, and UC Merced on the true factors that cause candidates to end their campaigns.
2011 Stanford University study published in Public Opinion Quarterly on how the wording of questions facing society affects respondents’ answers.
2011 study in the Journal of Political Marketing looks at patterns of fundraising during the presidential primaries in 2008.
2010 study on evangelical Republican and Democratic voting behaviors in 2008 Iowa caucuses.
2010 study in the American Political Science Review on the variables that can affect public views on issues over time.
2011 study surveying and analyzing scientific opinion on issues of global climate change and its causes.
2010 study in Political Behavior on why pre-election polls in contests involving female candidates often do not accurately predict actual election outcomes.
2011 study in Political Communication examines trends in news stories in Chinese media and looks at underlying pressures driving these trends.
2011 study in the online journal First Monday on the online practices of 1,007 U.S. households with children.
2010 study in Political Behavior examines how voters respond to hypothetical sex scandals involving a white and black candidate.
2011 study from the University of Melbourne in the Journal of African Economies on the conditions that affect the efficacy of foreign aid.
2011 article by the NYU Brennan Center for Justice on the potential impacts of voting-law changes on the 2012 election.
2011 study from Harvard University on the interaction between stress and public health outcomes, along racial lines.
2011 study on the significance of page rankings in Internet search results.
2010 study from Duke University in PS: Political Science on the dynamics of the U.S. presidential nominating system.
2011 study published in PLoS One on the relationship between global warming, coffee production and the proliferation of invasive species in East Africa.
2011 World Bank paper on a new theory of economic development emphasizing both industrial improvements and country-specific flexibility.
2011 Congressional Budget Office report analyzes IRS and Census Bureau data to track changes in income across classes of earners.
2011 study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine on the estimated economic costs of excessive alcohol consumption in the United States.
2011 study from St. Louis University on the success of corporations in securing government contracts through campaign donations.
2011 metastudy from Columbia University published in Epidemiologic Reviews on the link between marijuana use and risk of being involved in a motor vehicle accident.
2011 United Nations report on rates of homicide per capita around the world.
2011 study by Tufts University researchers of an ideologically diverse group of news sources to better understand the use of “outrage discourse.”
2011 Virginia Tech study in PLoS One on genetic mutations in bedbugs and their growing resistance to control with insecticides.
2011 study in Psychological Science on decision-making abilities in younger and older adults.
2011 study on the volatile organic compounds emitted by 25 consumer products, including detergents, cleaners, disinfectants, lotions, deodorants and shampoos.
2011 report by the Congressional Research Service on how taxable income is determined and how a surcharge on millionaires would affect job-creation and savings rates
2011 study published in Political Communication on Internet use in China increases political engagement and the development of political opinions.
2011 study in PLoS ONE on rates of psychological problems among athletes by the sport practiced and gender.
2011 study in the American Journal of Political Science on the impact of a candidate’s appearance with low-knowledge U.S. voters.
2011 study in the American Political Science Review on the influence political party elites hold over public perception of policy positions.
2011 report in International Affairs Journal on changes to global and regional conflict intervention policies.
2011 report by the United Kingdom’s Energy Saving Trust on trends in home power consumption, future trends and consumer attitudes
2011 study in American Journal of Political Science on the connection between gender and the effectiveness of elected officials.
2008 paper from Northeastern on the U.S. presidential nominating process and the role played by voter judgment on incumbents’ performance and party affiliation.
2011 study in the Journal of Adolescent Health on negative experiences in adolescence and poor health later on for young adults.
2011 study published in the journal Demography on the role of relationship type in contraceptive use.
2011 paper on Groupon and Living Social operations and merchant benefits.
2011 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the effects of oil exposure from the Deepwater Horizon disaster on gulf populations of killifish.
2011 report from the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School on China’s rise to power and its implications.
2011 study in PS: Political Science & Politics on the effect of racial attitudes on the final vote tall for Barack Obama in 2008.
2011 study from the World Bank on the ability of individuals from more than 120 countries to adapt to their economic, political and social situations.
2011 government report on the state of Medicare funding and future solvency.
2011 study in the journal Demography examining the higher education completion rates for black men and women between 1940 and 2000.
2011 Congressional Research Service report on the campaign finance landscape that is evolving in American politics.
2011 study from George Washington University and Duke University in Public Opinion Quarterly on public opinion, partisanship and Supreme Court nominees.
2011 fact sheet published by Congress’s Joint Economic Committee on the recession’s impact at the state level.
2011 report by the Delta Cost Project on enrollment levels, funding and staffing by universities and colleges over the past decade.
2011 paper in the Harvard Law and Policy Review compares changes in voter turnout between 2002 and 2006.
2011 study in the journal Cognition measuring the public’s general perceptions of patients living in a persistent vegetative state.
2011 study from researchers at Rice and Baylor Universities published in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion about how scientists and academics view and religious beliefs.
Interview with longtime New York Times reporter and Dot Earth blogger Andrew Revkin
2011 study by Cornell University on feelings of uncertainty and the adoption of novel or practical ideas.
2011 study in the Journal of International Affairs on India’s and China’s perceptions of one another from a security perspective.
2011 report by the Brookings Institute’s Metropolitan Policy Program on the transit options of U.S. households without private vehicles.
2011 study from the Pew Charitable Trusts on factors that contribute to downward mobility in the United States and how they intersect with race and gender.
2011 study on high level of academic performance over time, and how these students compared to their mid- and lower-level peers.
2009 study in the American Journal of Political Science on partisan conflict in Congress and public approval ratings over time.
2011 paper by the Office of Retirement Policy on “never-beneficiaries” aged 62 to 84.
2011 final report from the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement on British Petroleum’s Deepwater Horizon disaster.
2011 Census Bureau report updating figures on American households through 2010.
2011 paper correlates incidences of social unrest (as identified by news reports) with the U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization global food price index.
2011 study on the economic costs imposed by more than 450 introduced insect species now established in forests in the United States.
2011 report by the U.S. Census Bureau with data on health insurance coverage, income and poverty levels.
2011 study in the Journal of Consumer Psychology on the dynamics between measurements of happiness and personal finance.
2010 study in the American Economic Review on the direct consequences of post-World War II shifts in tax policy and their subsequent fiscal shocks.