Author: Rachael Stephens
Updated roundup of research on climate-change risks and the regions and groups most threatened by them, attempts to mitigate these risks, and adaptive efforts for coastal regions.
2015 study in the
Journal of Adolescent Research that analyzes online comment threads from adolescents to better understand how they advise one another about online bullying.
A 2015 study published in
Urban Studies looks at changes in housing prices before and after the introduction of LIHTC subsidized housing.
2015 selection of studies that use fieldwork and qualitative and quantitative data to better understand the world’s refugee populations and look to public policy lessons that can be drawn.
2015 study from Cornell University and Southern Illinois University that explores how participating in high-school sports may influence a person's job prospects, leadership skills and late-life personality.
2015 paper from Uppsala University and the London School of Economics on the economic effects of industrial robots, based on data collected from 1993 to 2007 in 17 countries.
2015 study examines whether cases authored by black federal district judges are overturned on appeal more often than those from white judges and the reasons such disparities might exist.
For this 2015 working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research, researchers tested economic models to predict how much smart machines may eventually replace human labor.
2015 study in the
American Law and Economics Review examining the relationship between the intensity of media coverage in courts and the monetary awards of cases in the state systems.
2015 study from Harvard showing how removing a large racial minority population from proximity with a nearby white group can produce different voting patterns and outcomes.