2014 study from Utah State University published in Perspectives on Politics demonstrating how the wording of ballot question titles can influence voters’ choices.
2014 study in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory on how companies decide to comply environmental regulations in developing countries.
2014 study in State and Local Government Review finds that both liberal- and conservative-leaning counties with charters tend to spend more than those with less autonomy.
2014 research brief on the effectiveness of get-out-the-vote strategies, by Melissa R. Michelson of Menlo College and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2014 study in the Annual Review of Political Science establishing clear definitions around transparency initiatives and analyzing 16 leading studies on field experiments.
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 research brief on how government can better engage citizens through the use of social media, by Steven Michael Polunsky, Texas A&M University and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2014 study from Portland State University published in Political Communication on how the loss of newspapers in two U.S. cities diminished civic life.
January 2014 review of latest studies in journalism, communications, computer science and global technology.
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.