Author: Joanna Penn
2015 selection of research that helps define, understand and analyze the sharing economy, those who participate in it and its economic impact.
2015 and 2011 papers in PNAS that highlight dynamics within crowdsourcing projects and provide notes of caution around factors that can produce weaker or even flawed results.
2015 roundup of studies that speak to issues of voting, elections and public opinion, as well as issues of anti-Americanism, in the Arab world.
2015 study from the OECD and Switzerland's Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies on the potential of the Internet to improve businesses' performance.
2015 study by Harvard and the American Enterprise Institute that examines the range of options governments have used to manage their levels of public debt.
2015 review of research and data that speak to issues of hate crimes motivated by bias, with a focus on definitional issues in the United States and patterns abroad.
2015 study from Harvard showing how neighborhood circumstance can have a substantial impact on a child's future earnings.
2015 study examining the online public debate on net neutrality in the United States as the FCC was rewriting its regulations from January to November 2014.
2015 study from Stanford University and the Harvard Kennedy School comparing the ideological positions of judges across different tiers of the judiciary between judges and lawyers.
2014 study in Political Analysis proposing a new method for ranking countries on transparency issues based on willingness to report internal data to outside institutions.