2014 research brief on the growth of middle-class urban neighborhoods and their impact on inequality and poverty, by Jackelyn Hwang, Harvard University and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2014 literature review of major studies on gentrification of neighborhoods in America, with a focus on benefits and drawbacks for low-income residents.
2014 study in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management showing the later education benefits of summer jobs programs for students.
2014 review of recent research on the relationship between the presence of urban vegetation or green space and human health and well-being.
2014 study in the Journal of Economic Geography showing urban clustering and proximity to educational institutions are associated with high-tech sector growth.
2013 review of prior studies and research on dog-related injuries. Topics include children’s risks, dog breeds and policy analysis.
2014 study in State and Local Government Review finds that both liberal- and conservative-leaning counties with charters tend to spend more than those with less autonomy.
2014 study in the American Review of Public Administration on the impact of race, poverty and disaster aid on economic recovery after a natural disaster.
2014 paper for NBER showing how increases in health care for public sector workers are addressed by government.
2014 study in the Annual Review of Political Science establishing clear definitions around transparency initiatives and analyzing 16 leading studies on field experiments.