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.
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.
Overview of recent studies on U.S. immigration issues, including the demographic traits of unauthorized residents and the empirical truths about exclusionary attitudes.
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.
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.
2016 tip sheet offering a list of weather-related resources to aid journalists in covering hurricanes and tropical storms.
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.
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.
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.
2015 study published in
Economic Development Quarterly that examines how the impact fees that governments charge on new construction projects affect local employment.