Carbon taxes and cap-and-trade are the strategies for tackling climate change that have won the hearts of many economists. But the details of how the price of carbon is set are hardly settled.
In New York City, travel time and cost more strongly predict social media connectedness than geographical distance, according to a recent working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research.
As the U.S. prepares for its 2020 census, we summarize research that looks at who’s most likely to be missed by the decennial population count and how an incorrect tally can hurt communities.
Recent research provides insight on whether G20 nations are addressing climate change and economic inequality. Plus, how international institutions are surviving the Trump presidency.
Journalists Daffodil Altan and Andrés Cediel discuss the importance of tenacity and cultural competency in doing high-quality investigative journalism.
Research examining the health effects of bike sharing, distribution of access to these services, use of helmets and more.
This research roundup looks at automated vehicles, including findings on potential benefits, safety concerns, public opinion and policy implications.
It turns out pigs can fly. And turtles and dogs, but maybe not peacocks or hamsters. As some household (and exotic) pets receive promotions to more clinical roles as emotional support animals (ESAs), companions that run the gamut from furry to scaly are popping up increasingly in unexpected places. The U.S. Department of Justice
An updated collection of recent reports, research and analysis relating to Amtrak, rail transit and Positive Train Control.
Google’s “Street View” photographs can be used to predict if a town will vote Democrat or Republican. They can also be used to estimate a neighborhood's racial fabric.