2015 study published in
Oxford Economic Papers showing how industrial growth in particular has a significant association with levels of terrorist activity.
2015 roundup of research and analyses on corruption in sports, with a focus on soccer and the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA).
2014 study for the National Bureau of Economic Research examining and correcting the findings of a much-cited 1997 working paper and 2004 National Research Council report.
2014 study in the
Journal of Experimental Criminology measuring the effectiveness of community policing in the United States through a quantitative analysis of prior academic studies.
2015 review of FBI statistics and a study in
Justice Quarterly showing patterns and trends relating to violence in the United States and the typical characteristics of perpetrators.
A 2014 paper from the Harvard Kennedy School on the impact of Radio Télévision Libre des Mille Collines, a key media outlet for the Tutsi-led government, on violence and killings of the Tutsi minority.
Data and research published in
American Political Science Review relating to the period 1990-2010, when the West saw an estimated 1,000 persons become Islamist foreign fighters.
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2014 study published in
Perspectives on Politics analyzing the relative influence of economic elites, interest groups and voters on the passing of public policies.
2014 study from the RAND Corporation analyzes the results of a real-world trial of data-driven, predictive policing, assessing its budget impacts and ability to reduce property crime.
Research by the University of Pennsylvania, the RAND Corporation and Drexel University on the impact of BIDs on robberies and violence, both within BIDs and in neighboring areas.
2014 study in
Public Opinion Quarterly that suggests that political polarization cannot be explained by media diversity and the fragmenting of audiences.
2014 metastudy from the RAND Corporation of correctional-education programs in the United States, summarizing their main achievements and the challenges they face.
2014 selection of research on the impact of wage levels and gifts on employee morale and productivity, both of affected workers and others.
2014 selection of studies and papers on the relationship between crime and properties values. Includes research on the United States and internationally.
Updated in 2014, this review of literature on the effectiveness of surveillance cameras against crime includes a 2009 meta-analysis by Northeastern and the University of Cambridge.