2013 research overview on the effects of term limits on the positions that politicians take, by Jennifer Hayes Clark and Robert Lucas Williams, University of Houston.
2013 study in First Monday on how public libraries are increasingly playing a role, largely unfunded, in helping citizens navigate government services.
2013 research overview of prison rates in America and their social consequences, by Bruce Western, Harvard University, and Becky Pettit, University of Washington, Seattle.
2013 study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on how the introduction of bullet trains is associated with rising real-estate prices in China’s secondary cities.
2013 literature review of academic studies and paper that look at the minimum wage in the United States, its wider effects and policy implications.
2014 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) exploring the potential of urban adaptation strategies to counteract the effects of long-term global climate change.
2014 National Bureau of Economic Research study suggesting that it is better to tax unhealthy ingredients broadly rather than specific brands, goods and products.
Updated in 2014, this review of literature on the effectiveness of surveillance cameras against crime includes a 2009 meta-analysis by Northeastern and the University of Cambridge.
2013 study published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston on the growing gap between the revenues that state and local governments receive and their mandatory long-term obligations.
2014 review of relevant reports and studies on the issue of heroin abuse and availability in the United States as well as the drug’s sources around the world.