2014 review of academic papers that help put the recent outbreak of civil disobedience and popular protests in Hong Kong into a deeper context.
2014 paper written for the National Bureau of Economic Research that analyzes the behavior of nonpracticing entities (NPEs) as well as the characteristics of companies likely to be targeted.
2014 roundup of research papers on American air strikes as a tactical and strategic action in countering insurgency.
2014 summary of polling on U.S. intervention in Syria and American sentiment at other key moments of military action through history.
2013 research in The Lancet synthesizes the findings of major studies on the role of global processed-food conglomerates in the spread of NCDs such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
2014 study from Princeton and the World Bank showing how rising inequality was linked with increased rates of violent crime in Mexico.
2014 study from researchers at the World Bank and Erasmus University, Rotterdam, analyzing public health gains by developing nations and weighing evidence of growing inequality on some measures.
2014 study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on China’s increasing investments in education, science, engineering and technology.
2014 study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on China’s high level of income inequality and its comparison with the U.S. rate
2014 research review on how technology will increasingly break down labor into component parts and related economic and employment outcomes.