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2013 study in Environmental and Resource Economics showing that firms with a reputation for corporate social responsibility often pay their employees lower wages and gender plays a strong role in these dynamics.
2013 review of relevant studies and books that shed light on the New Left in Latin America; a variety of scholarly perspectives on outcomes and progress.
2013 study in Socio-Economic Review assessing looking at distinctions among Asian countries in terms of technological development and economics.
2013 paper from the New America Foundation reviewing existing scholarship on mobile phone use in the developing world and critically examining the potential downsides versus building more broadband infrastructure to support PCs.
2013 and 2010 studies for the National Bureau of Economic Research on changes in the U.S. labor market, the “hollowing out” of middle-income jobs, and disparities between high- and low-wage jobs.
Findings from a variety of studies and reports, and a paper in the Journal of Economic Perspectives, on the impact of tax havens on global financial market competition, as well as the dynamics of tax evasion.
2013 study from the Polytechnic University of Milan and the University of Virginia on the growing rates of international land and water purchases by nations and corporations.
2012 scholarly literature review regarding microfinance programs and their effects in developing African countries.
2012 study in the Journal of African Economies examining complex trends relating to growth and poverty reduction on the African continent.
2012 study in the Journal of Media Economics on evidence that Hollywood’s production of films is increasingly catering to foreign audiences.
2012 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences on the problematic pace of global land consumption and agricultural output required to supply the world’s growing population.
2010 policy paper in Science exploring the consequences of policies relating to the export of ivory from African countries.
2011 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research examining how cultural diversity has affected societal growth over centuries.
2012 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on declining life satisfaction and discontent over time in China.
2012 study from the London School of Economics on differences between China and India in terms of business innovation.
2012 review of scholarship on the Internet, social media and political activism around the world.
2012 report from Harvard Kennedy School on U.S. public school student performance domestically and internationally.
2012 review of studies relating to prior Olympics games and their local and national impacts.
2010 report in the The Journal of Travel Research on how the financial crisis is affecting travel in Canada, the United States and Mexico.
2011 UCLA study on the nature of migration trends across the world during the global recession.