A 2015 National Bureau of Economic Research study assesses two Chicago programs aimed at reducing delinquency and high school dropout rates among teens.
2014 study from the University of Oxford that examines global migration patterns during the second half of the 20th century with a focus on trends related to the direction, intensity and distance of international migration.
2015 working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research that examines wealth transmission between parents and children and the extent to which wealthiness is affected by genetics and environmental factors.
2015 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research showing how the availability of economic opportunities outside schools impacts the effectiveness of teachers.
2015 roundup of research relevant to the rise of sponsored content and native advertising in the news business, with a special focus on ethical dimensions.
2015 study from Stanford, Cornell and others on patterns of global social networks and how underlying data reveal distinct civilizations, despite borderless portrayals of cyberspace.
2015 working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research that explore the links between innovation, top income inequality, social mobility and lobbying.
2015 paper from Ohio State and the College of William and Mary employing a new technique to examine racial segregation in the late 19th century through the mid-20th century.
2015 report from Harvard University and MIT, building on previous studies that look at participation and completion rates for their Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).
2015 paper from the University of Maryland highlighting the emerging field of reporting on algorithms and laying out definitions, strategies and key issues for reporters.
2014-2015 scholarship that provides new insights on the Iowa caucuses and suggests that the demographics of participants may be changing.
2014 research from the University of Southern Denmark and the Harvard School of Public Health on recent empirical studies on the potential impact of development neurotoxins.
2014 research review on how technology will increasingly break down labor into component parts and related economic and employment outcomes.
2014 report from Boston University’s Initiative on Cities based on interviews of more than 70 mayors of cities across the United States. Topics discussed include policy priorities, gentrification and income inequality.
A 2014 study from Princeton University published in
International Migration Review on the impact of a change in the proportion of undocumented immigrants on immigrant wages.