2015 study published in the
American Journal of Public Health examines how the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program affects weight, dietary quality and food insecurity for U.S. adults.
2014 report from the U.S. National Research Council presenting key data, findings and recommendations about the country's prison and criminal justice systems.
2015 study in the
American Journal of Political Science showing how access to meetings with congressional offices may be aided by a history of prior campaign donations.
2015 research brief on the disconnect between the complexities that Congress is asked to understand and the resources they have, by James M. Curry of the University of Utah and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2015 working paper from Harvard University Law School on the expanded corporate use of the First Amendment over time, based on a statistical analysis of 423 cases.
2014 study in the
American Journal of Public Health on the cost-effectiveness of welfare reform, examining both cost savings and effects on mortality rates and life expectancy.
2014 research brief on what distinguishes lawmakers who are the most effective, by Craig Volden of the University of Virginia and Alan E. Wiseman of Vanderbilt.
2014 review of data and scholarship relating to voter behavior in U.S. midterm elections, with a focus on a Duke University study analyzing the 2010 cycle.
2014 review of studies and reports that provide insight into public health issues with Native Americans living in urban areas and on tribal lands in the United States.
2013 collection of academic studies and research papers on the United States Postal Service, including its Constitutional mandate, legal constraints and financial situation.