2015 research roundup on strategies for revitalizing traditional city centers, with emphasis on a 2013 report from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, "Regenerating America’s Legacy Cities."
2014 report from Boston University’s Initiative on Cities based on interviews of more than 70 mayors of cities across the United States. Topics discussed include policy priorities, gentrification and income inequality.
2015 study in the journal
Science consolidates a wide variety of new research findings to provide a sweeping picture of potential ocean species loss in the near future.
2015 roundup of research on the global decline in gas and oil prices, and the potential effects on public health, transportation and driving, business economics and public policy decisions.
2014 study in
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences examining the health impacts of particulate matter and black carbon from burning biomass, fossil fuels and other sources.
2016 collection of research that explores animal hoarding as a public policy issue for various government agencies, including city government, law enforcement, departments of health and animal protective services.
With a growing number of public datasets and data-visualization tools available, we provide a simple exercise in how to create a time-series graph using Quartz's Chartbuilder application.
2014 study in the
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management demonstrating how police ticketing campaigns can reduce traffic crashes and fatality rates.
2013 review of research and article in the journal
Science on the global energy consumption of Internet and communications technology.
2014 study in the
Review of Economic Studies that explores a dataset of household purchases to estimate the relationship between food prices and population in 49 U.S. cities.