2014 selection of research that helps define, understand and analyze the sharing economy, those who participate in it and its economic impact.
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 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.
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.