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.
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.
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.
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 literature review of academic studies and papers that looks at the minimum wage in the United States, its wider effects and policy implications.
2016 report from researchers at Colorado State and Harvard universities that provides the first overall assessment of the economic value of America's national parks and programs offered by the National Park Service.
2016 study in
Public Finance Review that tries to gauge the public’s interest in new sources of revenue to fund road construction and maintenance.
A 2016 roundup of studies and papers that provide perspective on the ongoing debate over a proposed U.S. carbon tax.
2015 research roundup analyzing data related to deaths of suspects in police custody and looking at the academic literature that speaks to problematic or risky restraint tactics.
2015 study published in the
Journal of Experimental Criminology that examines how body cameras influence the behavior of police officers during encounters with the public.
2016 collection of research that offers insight on the link between gun violence and mental illness and the effectiveness of laws that ban certain people from buying firearms.
2016 study published in the
Journal of Applied Ecology that looks at how new tracking technology could help prevent animal poaching and international trade involving illegal wildlife parts.