Last updated: September 12, 2016
2016 study in Demography that looks at how economically advantaged groups are more likely to move to new homes in safer areas after a damaging hurricane.
Last updated: September 7, 2016
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.
Last updated: August 30, 2016
Overview of recent studies on U.S. immigration issues, including the demographic traits of unauthorized residents and the empirical truths about exclusionary attitudes.
Last updated: August 4, 2016
In light of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, we update our review of studies relating to earlier games and their local and national economic impacts.
Last updated: July 11, 2016
2016 study in Public Finance Review that tries to gauge the public’s interest in new sources of revenue to fund road construction and maintenance.
Last updated: June 3, 2016
2016 tip sheet offering a list of weather-related resources to aid journalists in covering hurricanes and tropical storms.
Last updated: March 23, 2016
2015 conversation with Juliette Kayyem, a Harvard University lecturer and national leader in homeland security. She offers advice on how journalists can better cover disasters and hold accountable the government agencies that respond to and manage emergency events.
Last updated: December 29, 2015
2015 study from the University of Iowa published in Nature Climate Change examining long-term trends in the frequency and intensity of flood events in the central United States.
Last updated: November 13, 2015
2015 research brief from Scholars Strategy Network and the University of Iowa that explores inequalities in how U.S. government “safety net” programs serve the poor.