Last updated: January 7, 2016
A 2015 study published in the Journal of Public Policy looks at the effect of the current President’s political party on the level of resources available to the IRS and their allocation within the federal agency.
Last updated: November 18, 2015
2015 study published in PNAS that explores whether public disapproval of the U.S. Congress may be tied to a declining use of pro-social language — talk about helping others — during Congressional debates.
Last updated: October 15, 2015
2015 research brief that looks at the Republican divide over Medicaid expansion, by Alexander Hertel-Fernandez and Theda Skocpol of Harvard University.
Last updated: July 13, 2015
2015 review of research related to the symbolism of the Confederate flag and related controversies in the wake of the Charleston, S.C., mass shooting
Last updated: March 4, 2015
2014 research brief on how local and national media coverage of local health issues shifts over time, by Erika Franklin Fowler, Wesleyan University, and Sarah Elizabeth Gollust, University of Minnesota School of Public Health.
Last updated: January 30, 2015
2015 Georgetown study in the International Journal of Press/Politics that explores journalists’ attitudes about the level of civility in political discourse as reflected in their published work.
Last updated: October 28, 2014
2014 research brief on the rise of inflammatory political speech, by Jeffrey M. Berry and Sarah Sobieraj of Tufts University and the Scholars Strategy Network.