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.
Last updated: July 17, 2014
2014 selection of videos of academic researchers discussing the long-term impacts of demographic changes, both globally and in the United States.
Last updated: July 16, 2014
2014 study from Stanford and Georgetown demonstrating that attitudes toward immigration are seldom driven by economic factors and are more likely explained by cultural factors.
Last updated: June 12, 2014
2014 paper in OECD Social, Employment, and Migration Working Papers on the rise of top earners among wealthy, developed countries.
Last updated: April 28, 2014
2013 study from Harvard, Wellesley and Johns Hopkins Universities on the varied effects of skilled immigration on employment and native workers.
Last updated: February 12, 2014
2014 interview with Richard Locke, of MIT and Brown University, who studies global labor and corporate responsibility issues.
Last updated: February 11, 2014
December 2013 study in International Studies Quarterly with a new view on the persistence of American power, supported by new data analysis.
Last updated: January 17, 2014
2014 review by the non-partisan RAND Corporation of rules and regulations relating to marijuana possession and sales globally.