We present research that examines why some individuals vehemently support or condemn the Confederate flag and its role in American race relations.
2014 study in Health Affairs analyzing how the implementation of the Dependant Coverage Provision of the ACA helped boost rates of young persons seeking mental health treatment.
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Basic polling concepts for journalists, including how polls are conducted, polling organizations, and things to watch out for when reporting on polling results.
Research in the American Journal of Political Science suggests a higher turnout among minorities in voting districts where minorities make up most of the voting-age population.
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2016 updated review of scholarship and resources related to negative campaign advertising and its effects.
2016 updated literature review of political science insights on American presidential debates and their effects.
2015 study by the Harvard Business School examines how winning college football and basketball games results in increased revenue for academic institutions.
Updated roundup of research on climate-change risks and the regions and groups most threatened by them, attempts to mitigate these risks, and adaptive efforts for coastal regions.
Overview of recent studies on U.S. immigration issues, including the demographic traits of unauthorized residents and the empirical truths about exclusionary attitudes.
2015 study published in Health Affairs that looks at how the diets of people who live in "food deserts" change after a neighborhood supermarket opens.
In light of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, we update our review of studies relating to earlier games and their local and national economic impacts.
2015 article in which law professor Naomi Roht-Arriaza analyzes the efforts of Latin American courts to challenge amnesty laws and prosecute human rights violations.
Updated review of studies and reports that provide insights into law enforcement actions and recent patterns in America.
2016 review of the research literature on U.S. lotteries and the types of people most likely to play.
2016 literature review of academic studies and papers that looks at the minimum wage in the United States, its wider effects and policy implications.