2015 selection of research that helps define, understand and analyze the sharing economy, those who participate in it and its economic impact.
2014 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the contribution of information technology to productivity gains during the 1990s and mid-2000s, with insight on future GDP growth rates.
2014 research brief on the role of social networks, community-based organizations and other factors in business formation, by Colleen Casey, University of Texas at Arlington and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2015 research brief on the potential costs and benefits of international free-trade agreements, by Harley Shaiken of U.C. Berkeley and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2014 selection of research on the wide range of impacts of retail chain stores, including on small local business, county-level employment, and more.
2014 paper written for the National Bureau of Economic Research that analyzes the behavior of nonpracticing entities (NPEs) as well as the characteristics of companies likely to be targeted.
Research by the University of Pennsylvania, the RAND Corporation and Drexel University on the impact of BIDs on robberies and violence, both within BIDs and in neighboring areas.
2014 study in the Journal of Economic Geography showing urban clustering and proximity to educational institutions are associated with high-tech sector growth.
2014 review of research concludes that, in order to ensure corporate social responsibility, voluntary regulation proves inadequate.
2014 review of scholarship in Cambridge Journal of Economics on whether or not having more women in leadership roles can help eliminate risky firm behavior.