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Urban gentrification and its impacts have become controversial topics as housing prices rise and new developments in low-income areas attract younger, higher-earning professionals and push out low- and middle-income families. A variety of government programs and tax incentives, including the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program, were created to help these families cope with financial challenges and high […]
2015 study published in PNAS that explores whether public disapproval of the U.S. Congress may be tied to a declining use of pro-social language — talk about helping others — during Congressional debates.
2015 panel discussion on the media’s widespread use of public-opinion polls during Harvard University’s Theodore H. White Seminar on Press and Politics.
2015 review of research related to Muslims in France, and the terrorist attacks on the French satirical news outlet Charlie Hebdo and a chemical plant near Lyon.
A study by Harvard University and the University of California, San Francisco focuses on the correlation between mental health and the risk for heart-related diseases
2015 study published in the Journal of Criminal Justice that looks at gender disparities in pretrial release and in jail sentencing decisions.
2013 review of scholarly literature and government reports on winter weather and human activities, including on how to prevent or manage some of the season’s worst threats.
2015 research brief from Scholars Strategy Network and University of California, Berkeley that looks at how the timing of elections influences voter turnout and how organized groups benefit from off-cycle elections and low turnout.
2015 study published in Electronic News that explores how consumers view the economic nature of news and consumers’ willingness to pay for multi-platform news products.
2015 collection of scholarly literature and reports that focus on the dangers and impacts of hazing, with a focus on hazing-related deaths and injuries among U.S. colleges and universities.