Last updated: February 17, 2017
With American rhetoric on Iran again heating up, Iranian public opinion can bolster reporting. But polling data from authoritarian countries must be used with caution.
Last updated: January 26, 2017
As the Trump administration considers torturing suspected militants, the question of whether it helps elicit information or discourage insurgents is again important to policymakers, journalists, scholars and the public.
Last updated: January 24, 2017
A collection of research and resources to help journalists understand the impact of the Mexico City Policy, which forbids organizations from using U.S. foreign aid to promote or educate people about abortion.
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: August 15, 2016
2016 study published in Demography that looks at whether women in Nepal use abortion and modern contraceptives interchangeably.
Last updated: April 15, 2016
A Columbia researcher’s study that examines the roots of anti-Americanism in the Middle East and greater Muslim world to determine whether it is policy-based or extends to all things American.
Last updated: March 30, 2016
2016 report from the Congressional Research Service that outlines the key components of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Last updated: March 23, 2016
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.
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.