2013 paper from the New America Foundation on existing scholarship on mobile phone use in the developing world that critically examines the potential downsides.
2013 and 2010 studies for the NBER on the U.S. labor market, the "hollowing out" of middle-income jobs, and disparities between high- and low-wage jobs.
2013 study from the Polytechnic University of Milan and the University of Virginia on international land and water purchases by nations and corporations.
2012 study in the Journal of African Economies examining complex trends relating to growth and poverty reduction on the African continent.
2012 study in the Journal of Media Economics on evidence that Hollywood's production of films is increasingly catering to foreign audiences.
2010 policy paper in Science exploring the consequences of policies relating to the export of ivory from African countries.
2011 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research examining how cultural diversity has affected societal growth over centuries.
2012 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on declining life satisfaction and discontent over time in China.
2012 study from the London School of Economics on differences between China and India in terms of business innovation.
2012 review of scholarship on the Internet, social media and political activism around the world.