2013 reports by the nonpartisan Office of Management and Budget and Congressional Research Service on the impact of the 2013 budget shutdown on the U.S. economy and employment.
2013 research review on participatory budgeting, including American Review of Public Administration study on its impact on organizational effectiveness.
2013 review of academic papers and articles relating to basic tensions between government openness and other competing public interest values.
2013 research review on polarization in various areas of American life, including geographical location, social relationships and dating preferences.
2013 selection of recent research on the possibility of a U.S. default on its debt and Congressional negotiations over raising the debt ceiling.
2013 research chat with Natalia “Talia” Jomini Stroud, assistant director of the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Participation at the University of Texas at Austin.
2011 report by the Congressional Research Service on the details of a shutdown and the impact of the last such event, in 1995-1996
2013 study in American Economic Review on how perceptions of security in Latin American countries influence trust in democratic institutions.
2013 roundup of recent studies and papers that bring a scholarly, data-driven lens to questions around the Arab Spring and its roots.