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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.