Category: Global Tech
2016 report from the Congressional Research Service that outlines the key components of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
2015 paper from Uppsala University and the London School of Economics on the economic effects of industrial robots, based on data collected from 1993 to 2007 in 17 countries.
2015 study from the OECD and Switzerland's Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies on the potential of the Internet to improve businesses' performance.
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.
2015 roundup of research relevant to the debate over extremists' usage of social media channels to deliver propaganda and efforts to deal with threats and incitement online.
2014 research review on how technology will increasingly break down labor into component parts and related economic and employment outcomes.
2015 essay on how early adoption of technology can stifle later innovation, by Ethan Zuckerman, director of the Center for Civic Media at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
2013 review of research and article in the journal
Science on the global energy consumption of Internet and communications technology.
2014 article from the University of Copenhagen on how, when public space meets common knowledge, power can shift from established authority to the people
2014 paper written for the National Bureau of Economic Research that analyzes the behavior of nonpracticing entities (NPEs) as well as the characteristics of companies likely to be targeted.
Researchers from Kentucky University, West Virginia University, Harvard and Stanford discuss the risks of using mobile devices while driving and the impact of multitasking on how we process information.
2013 study from Harvard, Wellesley and Johns Hopkins Universities on the varied effects of skilled immigration on employment and native workers.
2014 study in
The International Journal of Press/Politics on how smaller NGOs tend to struggle to communicate on the Internet.
September 2013 review of new studies on news, social media and Internet-related behavior and patterns.
2013 roundup of recent studies and papers that bring a scholarly, data-driven lens to questions around the Arab Spring and its roots.