2013 research overview on the effects of term limits on the positions that politicians take, by Jennifer Hayes Clark and Robert Lucas Williams, University of Houston.
2014 study by American University and Columbia University on the factors influencing public opinion on research, including partisanship, ideology, education and core attitudes toward science.
2014 study in The International Journal of Press/Politics on how smaller NGOs tend to struggle to communicate on the Internet.
January 2014 review of latest studies in journalism, communications, computer science and global technology.
2013 study in State and Local Government Review on the nature of public-private service delivery and the potential benefits and risks of the various forms it can take.
2013 study by the UMass Amherst and the U.C. Irvine in Social Forces on the effect of unions’ political activities on members’ levels of broader social engagement.
2013 study in Public Opinion Quarterly that suggests specific advocacy groups and lobbies often distort the will of supporters in the general public and lead to more extreme polarization.
2013 study in American Political Science Review on the reasons behind the difficulties big cities face in getting their legislation passed in state assemblies. Includes 120 years of data.
2013 study in Political Communication demonstrating the short-lived effects of political advertising and implications for democracy.
2013 reports by the nonpartisan Office of Management and Budget and Congressional Research Service on shutdown’s impact on the economy and employment.