One year after the Boston Marathon bombing, we round up a selection of research-based papers and reports that, cumulatively, help consolidate the “lessons learned.”
2013 review of scholarship on impact of air pollution in the United States, including health effects, economic costs and automotive and transportation causes.
2014 literature review of academic studies relating to various aspects of mass shooting and murder incidents in United States schools.
Literature review of studies relating to various aspects of mass shooting/murder incidents in the United States and abroad.
2014 selection of studies and papers on the relationship between crime and properties values. Includes research on the United States and internationally.
2013 literature review of academic studies and paper that look at the minimum wage in the United States, its wider effects and policy implications.
2014 review of research and data on gender and African women, including four new papers in the Journal of African Economies.
Updated in 2014, this review of literature on the effectiveness of surveillance cameras against crime includes a 2009 meta-analysis by Northeastern and the University of Cambridge.
In the light of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, we review studies relating to earlier games and their local and national impacts.
Updated 2014: A selection of research on massive open online courses, including their potential and effectiveness and their impact on traditional education methods.