2014 study by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on ways that nations, states, regions and municipalities can act limit or reverse harmful trends in greenhouse-gas emissions.
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.
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 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.
2014 research brief on the reasons behind some states’ resistance to the expansion of Medicade, by Colleen M. Grogan of the University of Chicago.
2014 research on the impact of state welfare agencies’ increasing use of the Internet to communicate with current clients and those applying for benefits.
2014 study by the RAND Corporation and Carnegie Mellon on the impact of fracking-related truck traffic on the design life and reconstruction cost of the different types of roadways.
2014 research brief on how government can better engage citizens through the use of social media, by Steven Michael Polunsky, Texas A&M University and the Scholars Strategy Network.