2011 paper in the Harvard Law and Policy Review compares changes in voter turnout between 2002 and 2006.
2009 study in the American Journal of Political Science on partisan conflict in Congress and public approval ratings over time.
2010 report by the United States Office of Management and Budget on the financial costs and benefits of government regulations on the economy.
2011 study by Stanford University and the California Institute of Technology on how the presidential primary system shapes certain outcomes.
2010 paper from the MacArthur Foundation's Youth and Participatory Politics research project on youth media literacy and civic participation.
2011 report by the Department of Interior based on data from the U.S. Geological Survey, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Bureau of Ocean Energy.
2010 paper by the Berkman Center at Harvard University on frameworks for evaluating activism in the Internet age, particularly in repressive environments.
2010 report by Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society on global usage of Web-based tools designed to circumvent Internet content filtering.
2011 study in the American Political Science Review on how cycles of bribery can trap developing countries in corruption.
2010 study in American Sociological Review on characteristics of social advocacy organizations and their level of media attention.