Last updated: January 19, 2017
Teenage immigrants have a harder time adjusting to their new country than young children. They attend fewer years of school and earn less money as adults, a new study finds.
Last updated: January 9, 2017
Politicians in developing democracies appear more likely to win reelection if they claim to have secured foreign aid, even if they had nothing to do with it.
Last updated: September 15, 2016
2016 study in the Academy of Management Journal that looks at how companies struggle, even when required by federal law, to account for the “conflict minerals” they use in their products.
Last updated: June 9, 2016
2016 study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) that provides one of the most comprehensive analyses to date of the many fluid dimensions of population movement across societies.
Last updated: February 1, 2016
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.
Last updated: December 15, 2015
2014 study from a scholar at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy that looks at child health and food policies in developing countries, including Bangladesh, India, Kenya and the Philippines.
Last updated: August 11, 2015
2015 roundup of studies that speak to issues of voting, elections and public opinion, as well as issues of anti-Americanism, in the Arab world.
Last updated: July 7, 2015
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.
Last updated: March 27, 2015
2015 study from World Bank researchers on the prevalence of formal financial services in the lives of Africans and the characteristics of persons who use banking services of various kinds.