2013 study by Duke University and Harvard University on the spatial concentration of entrepreneurship and innovation in the United States.
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 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 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.
2012 study published in the journal Sociology on the relationship between occupational segregation by gender and the extent of gender inequality.
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 from USC showing the promise and challenges involved in a program providing access to computers to low-income residents in Los Angeles.
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 meta-analysis in the Journal of Economic Surveys comparing the results of 68 studies on impact of public-capital investments on economic productivity.