Author: Katie Gleason
2012 scholarly literature review regarding microfinance programs and their effects in developing African countries.
2012 paper from Texas A&M done for the National Bureau of Economic Research looks at how "stand your ground" laws — based on "castle doctrine" — affect rates of violence in states.
2012 study in World Development on the transfer of Asian agricultural practices to Africa, and the outcomes of a pilot program.
2011 study in the Journal of Women’s Health Issues looks at how responsibilities of work and home spill over and related consequences.
2012 report from American University and Loyola Marymount University analyzes on women's performance and participation rates in politics.
2009 study in the Quarterly Journal of Economics on the potential role that community monitoring can play in improving health service delivery.
2012 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on declining life satisfaction and discontent over time in China.
2011 study from the University of Texas and Rice University in the Berkeley Review of Education on African-Americans' charter school attrition rates.
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2012 study from Louisiana State University in The Journal of Politics on the impact of religious messaging in political advertisements.
2009 study published in the American Political Science Review on how soldiers in Uganda's civil war are more likely to engage in post-conflict political participation.
2010 study in The Sociological Quarterly on how work environments and social policies may impact the gender wage gap.
2010 study from Cornell and Mississippi State on how Latinos are more segregated in new destination places, particularly in the suburbs and rural areas.
2012 Pew Center on the States report on incarceration rates in the United States, strategies and costs they impose, from 1990 to 2009.
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 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill surveying the disadvantages of rural students and examining the relationship between income and education.