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2013 study in American Political Science Review showing the association between increased cell phone availability and usage and the capacity for violent conflict.
2013 study from Princeton and NYU on the nature of political revolutions and the possibility that such upheaval in many countries is a singular event, unlikely to be followed by more.
2013 review of Chechnya-related scholarship and the conflict and political grievances there that continue to reverberate.
2013 review of casualty and wounded statistics relating to the post-9/11 conflicts; also included are monetary cost estimates for total operations and veterans care.
2012 study from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on how increased policing in Brazil’s favelas can lead to economic benefits and decreased inequality.
2013 review of scholarly literature and think tank reports on conflict in Mali in the context of deeper history, and related issues.
Roundup of recent studies that bring a scholarly, data-driven lens to questions around the Arab Spring.
2010 policy paper in Science exploring the consequences of policies relating to the export of ivory from African countries.
2009 study from Yale on how soldiers in Uganda’s civil war are more likely to engage in post-conflict political participation.
2012 review of research studies on violent and transnational crime and its broader social impacts in the developing world.
2012 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research on how village schools affect attendance rates and academic achievement.
2012 Pew Research Center report on attitudes in the Muslim world on government, democracy, religion and equality.
2012 Congressional Research Service report on aid amounts from the U.S. government to Israel, history and trends.
2012 report by the Congressional Research Service on the current status of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in central Africa and U.S. deployment to that region.
2012 study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on the effects of social networks in the 2011 uprising in Egypt.
2011 study by the Georgia State University and San Diego State University on the psychological costs associated with PTSD in U.S. service members returning from the post-9/11 conflicts.
2011 study in the American Journal of Political Science on the relationship between democratizing aid, transitioning countries and civil conflict.
2011 report from the Congressional Research Service on background issues relating to sanctions on Iran.
2011 study by the World Bank Economic Review on the contribution of inequality of opportunity to earnings inequality over time.