2011 paper by the National Bureau of Economic Research on the conditions that make special municipal tax deals likely and their association with political corruption.
2011 study by Columbia University’s Earth Engineering Center on the energy contained in discarded plastics and its economic value.
2011 paper in the Harvard Law and Policy Review compares changes in voter turnout between 2002 and 2006.
2011 report by the Brookings Institute's Metropolitan Policy Program on the transit options of U.S. households without private vehicles.
2010 study in the American Economic Review on the direct consequences of post-World War II shifts in tax policy and their subsequent fiscal shocks.
2011 study in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management on the effects of Teach for America teachers on high school student performance
2011 study published in the British Medical Journal examining the health and environmental benefits of public cycling initiatives.
2011 study in Perspectives on Politics on impact of leadership strength on effectiveness of citizen groups.
2011 study in American Journal of Epidemiology on how depression rates are affected by types and qualities of city neighborhoods.
2011 study by the Brookings Institution on how well U.S. public-transportation networks line up with the needs of workers and commuters.