2012 report from the Harvard Kennedy School on how the performance of U.S. public-school students compares domestically and internationally.
2010 report in the Journal of Travel Research on how the financial crisis is affecting travel in Canada, the United States and Mexico.
2011 UCLA study published in Work, Employment and Society on the nature of migration trends across the world during the global recession.
2012 report from the National Science Foundation putting U.S. research and development and high tech industries in global context.
2012 study in The World Bank Review on economic and income trends in Vietnam, as it transitioned to a more market-based model.
2012 study from MIT and Inter-American Development Bank on the complexity of implementing labor standards and differential outcomes.
2011 study in Review of World Economics analyzing the case of Ghana to see how countries might avoid the so-called resource curse.
2009 study in PNAS on diversity in developing economies and corresponding potential for growth, based on products produced and their global context.
2009 study in the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing on how participation in a fair-trade organization affected the income, education and health of producers
2011 World Bank paper on a new theory of economic development emphasizing both industrial improvements and country-specific flexibility.