2014 selection of research that sheds light on many of the challenges women face in Pakistan and the developing world. Studies look at the role of gender, religion, violence and discrimination.
2014 review of research-based perspectives on the potential outbreak of Ebola virus in the United States and the challenges of dealing with a large-scale epidemic
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 article from the University of Copenhagen on how, when public space meets common knowledge, power can shift from established authority to the people
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, with an emphasis on their subsequent outcomes.
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.