Author: Alexandra Raphel
2013 roundup of recent studies and papers on affirmative action, admissions, campus diversity and racial attitudes at U.S. universities.
2014 review of research on capital punishment, including studies that attempt to quantify rates of innocence and the potential deterrence effect on crime.
2013 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research using two survey methods to measure attitudes toward (and by) lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals in the United States.
2014 selection of research that sheds light on many of the challenges women face in Pakistan and the developing world. Studies look at the role of gender, religion, violence and discrimination.
Study from the University of California, Berkeley on how different social and economic strata in the United States fared during and after the Great Recession.
2014 literature review by Duke University and U.T. Austin in Annual Review of Political Science on the state of research on lobbying and its influence on political outcomes.
2014 study in the American Journal of Managed Care demonstrating how Medicaid restrictions can lead to a greater likelihood of incarceration for persons with mental illness.
2014 report from the U.S. Census Bureau paints a detailed picture of those over 65 in the United States, including health care spending, employment and diversity.
2014 study in American Political Science Review showing that women are seldom encouraged as much as men to run for office at an early age.
2014 review of research relevant to the current child migrant crisis in the United States, primarily stemming from Central America.