2014 literature review by Duke University and U.T. Austin in Annual Review of Political Science on the state of research on lobbying and its influence on political outcomes.
2014 study by Dartmouth on how voters’ perceptions of themselves as beneficiaries of federal spending can affect their subsequent choice of presidential candidates.
2014 study by Thomas Piketty and Gabriel Zucman in the Quarterly Journal of Economics exploring the dynamics of wealth and income inequality.
2014 study from the London School of Economics and Harvard University on the advantages that incumbent candidates in U.S. elections can have over challengers.
2011 study by University of Washington and Harvard University in the American Sociological Review on union membership trends and impacts on the labor market.
2012 paper from Cornell University on the disjunction between citizens who acknowledge using government social programs and the number who actually do.
2012 review of relevant studies, reports and media resources relating to voter disenfranchisement, fraud and other issues.
2012 report by the CRS summarizing the proposed immigration reforms on permanent residency status for unauthorized alien students in the United States.
2012 study from researchers at Purdue University published in Sociology of Religion on the evolution in attitudes of evangelicals toward gays over time.
2012 study in Social Science Quarterly on the importance that U.S. immigrants, particularly from Mexico and Latin America, placed on learning English