2014 research from the University of Southern Denmark and the Harvard School of Public Health on recent empirical studies on the potential impact of development neurotoxins.
2015 study from the University of Iowa published in Nature Climate Change examining long-term trends in the frequency and intensity of flood events in the central United States.
2015 research roundup on strategies for revitalizing traditional U.S. city centers, with emphasis on a 2013 report from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, “Regenerating America’s Legacy Cities.”
2015 selection of research that helps define, understand and analyze the sharing economy, those who participate in it and its economic impact.
2014 report from Boston University’s Initiative on Cities based on interviews of more than 70 mayors of cities across the United States. Topics discussed include policy priorities, gentrification and income inequality.
2015 study in the journal Science consolidates a wide variety of new research findings to provide a sweeping picture of potential ocean species loss in the near future.
2015 roundup of academic research relevant to the global decline in gas/oil prices, and the potential effects on public health, transportation and driving, business economics and public policy decisions.
2014 study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences examining the health impacts on Chinese women of particulate matter and black carbon components from different sources, including burning biomass and fossil fuels.
With a growing number of public datasets and data-visualization tools available, we provide a simple exercise in how to create a classic time-series graph using the Chartbuilder application from Quartz.
2014 study in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management demonstrating how police ticketing campaigns can reduce traffic crashes and fatality rates.