Last updated: April 1, 2015
2015 report from the Congressional Research Service detailing key issues relating to virtual currencies, related trends and unanswered questions.
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.
Last updated: February 17, 2015
2014 research review on how technology will increasingly break down labor into component parts and related economic and employment outcomes.
Last updated: February 6, 2015
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.
Last updated: January 15, 2015
2015 research brief on the potential costs and benefits of international free-trade agreements, by Harley Shaiken of U.C. Berkeley and the Scholars Strategy Network.
Last updated: January 7, 2015
2014 paper in the Annual Review of Law and Social Science that explores current debates and findings relating to the area of human trafficking.
Last updated: December 1, 2014
2014 study in the International Journal of Public Opinion Research on attitudes toward the United States in sub-Saharan Africa and why, overall, they tend to be more positive that in many other parts of the world.
Last updated: September 10, 2014
2013 research in The Lancet synthesizes the findings of major studies on the role of global processed-food conglomerates in the spread of obesity, diabetes and other diseases.
Last updated: July 24, 2014
2014 report from the United Nations noting general progress but also highlighting a slowdown in the rate of poverty alleviation and development.