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.
2013 review of research and article in the journal Science on the global energy consumption of Internet and communications technology.
2014 study from Yale University and George Mason University based on two nationally representative surveys on how Americans react to the use of the two terms.