Research by the University of Pennsylvania, the RAND Corporation and Drexel University on the impact of BIDs on robberies and violence, both within BIDs and in neighboring areas.
2014 in Public Administration Review showing how competition between nearby rich and poor communities affects local policy choices.
One year after the Boston Marathon bombing, we round up a selection of research-based papers and reports that, cumulatively, help consolidate the “lessons learned.”
2013 review of scholarship on impact of air pollution in the United States, including health effects, economic costs and automotive and transportation causes.
2014 selection of research on the wide range of impacts of retail chain stores, including on small local business, county-level employment, and more.
2014 research brief on efforts to restore voting rights to former felons, by Michael Leo Owens of Emory University and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2014 literature review of academic studies relating to various aspects of mass shooting and murder incidents in United States schools.
2014 study in Social Work Research on the varying rates of re-offending based on the punishment given to youths for criminal behavior.
2013 study from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University examining rentals in the United States, including demographics, costs and public-policy challenges.
2013 paper in the Annual Review of Law and Social Science analyzing new data to present a cross-national view of the trends in human rights prosecutions.