2015 working paper from Harvard University Law School on the expanded corporate use of the First Amendment over time, based on a statistical analysis of 423 cases.
2015 research brief on the impact of childhood poverty on immigrants’ adult contributions to American society, by Daniel T. Lichter, Cornell University, and Scott R. Sanders, Brigham Young University.
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.
2014 study by Yale Law School examining recent scholarship on the effectiveness of “stop, question and frisk” (SQF) and how it affects public perceptions of and interactions with the police.
2014 study in the Journal of Experimental Criminology measuring the effectiveness of community policing in the United States through a quantitative analysis of prior academic studies.
March 2015 report from the Pew Research Center examining the news ecosystems across three cities — Denver, Colo.; Macon, Ga.; and Sioux City, Iowa.
2014 research brief on how local and national media coverage of local health issues shifts over time, by Erika Franklin Fowler, Wesleyan University, and Sarah Elizabeth Gollust, University of Minnesota School of Public Health.
2015 report from the Federal Trade Commission detailing patterns of fraud and abuse complaints across the United States and showing state- and metro-area level rates of consumer reporting.
2014 review of studies and reports that provide insights into law enforcement actions and recent patterns in America.