2014 selection of research that helps define, understand and analyze the sharing economy, those who participate in it and its economic impact.
2014 study in the journal Environment and Behavior showing how the mere presence of mobile devices can influence the quality of human interactions.
2014 paper written for the National Bureau of Economic Research that analyzes the behavior of nonpracticing entities (NPEs) as well as the characteristics of companies likely to be targeted.
Ten linking “best practices,” with an emphasis on stability and transparency. The goal is to reduce the chance that links will go bad, minimize the work going forward and maximize the utility for users.
2014 study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on China’s increasing investments in education, science, engineering and technology.
2014 research review on how technology will increasingly break down labor into component parts and related economic and employment outcomes.
Researchers from Kentucky University, West Virginia University, Harvard and Stanford discuss the risks of using mobile devices while driving and the impact of multitasking on how we process information.
2014 paper published in Psychological Science that uses three experiments to compare the ability of students to remember and understand information depending on how they take notes.
July 2014 review of recent studies relating to online comment threads, media fact-checking on Twitter, social media content flagging and more.
2014 research brief from the Scholars Strategy Network on U.S. residents’ attitudes toward energy, by Stephen Ansolabehere of Harvard University and David M. Konisky of Georgetown University.