2014 selection of academic studies providing research that helps define and analyze the sharing economy, those who participate in it, and its economic impact.
2014 roundup of recent research on climate-change related risks and the regions and demographic groups most threatened by them; efficacy of attempts thus far to mitigate these risks; and adaptive solutions for coastal regions.
2014 review of research on U.S. voter ID laws, with a focus on a new study from the Government Accountability Office that estimates their impact on voter turnout in two states that changed their laws between the 2008 and 2012 elections.
2014 article in Reviews on Environmental Health summarizing relevant research findings on the benefits, dangers, disposal of, and future innovative potential for plastics.
2014 review of studies on issues related to youth behavior and safety, including delinquency rates, suspensions, zero-tolerance policies and their effects, after-school programs and curfews.
2014 review of research-based perspectives on the potential outbreak of Ebola virus in the United States and the challenges of dealing with a large-scale epidemic
2014 review of data and scholarship relating to voter behavior in U.S. midterm elections, with a focus on a Duke University study analyzing the 2010 cycle.
2014 study in Urban Affairs Review analyzing trends in inequality in 10 cities whose economies once centered around heavy industry and that have been striving to reinvent themselves.
2014 roundup of research papers on American air strikes as a tactical and strategic action in countering insurgency, with an emphasis on their subsequent outcomes.
2014 summary of polling on U.S. intervention in Syria and American sentiment at other key moments of military action through history.