New research quantifies how global warming has hampered — and benefited — wealthier and poorer economies.
The likelihood that a woman in sub-Saharan Africa has HIV today is linked to whether her country was once colonized by Britain or a continental European country.
As the threat of MDR TB and XDR TB continues to grow, Journalist’s Resource has gathered information for reporters looking to learn more about the global epidemic.
Two recent papers project how inland communities will be negatively affected by climate change and predict destabilizing migrations.
A study in The Quarterly Journal of Economics suggests poor families in Kenya spend most of the money received from charity on such things as home improvements and livestock, not alcohol and tobacco.
2014 study in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface that examines the relationship between the location and timing of disease outbreaks and the characteristics of outbreak sites.
2015 study from Stanford, Cornell and others on patterns of global social networks and how underlying data reveal distinct civilizations, despite borderless portrayals of cyberspace.
2015 study from the OECD and Switzerland's Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies on the potential of the Internet to improve businesses' performance.
2015 study from Harvard and the University of Michigan showing how coverage of the Libyan Civil War varied based on news outlets' countries of origin and political regime type.
December 2014 survey research from the Harvard Kennedy School showing patterns of public opinion about global leaders; based on a survey of 26,000 respondents across 30 nations.