2015 report from the United Nations providing the latest information on discrimination and violence toward gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons globally.
April 2015 report from Harvard's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, "Decoding the Iran Nuclear Deal: Key Questions, Points of Divergence, Pros and Cons, Pending Legislation and Essential Facts."
2015 report from the Congressional Research Service detailing key issues relating to virtual currencies, related trends and unanswered questions.
2015 study from World Bank researchers on the prevalence of formal financial services in the lives of Africans and the characteristics of persons who use banking services of various kinds.
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.
2015 study from Harvard and the University of Michigan showing how coverage of the Libyan Civil War varied based on news outlets' countries of origin and political regime type.
2014 Congressional Research Service report on U.S. government aid to Israel, including current amounts as well as historical data and trends.
2014 research review on how technology will increasingly break down labor into component parts and related economic and employment outcomes.
December 2014 survey research from the Harvard Kennedy School showing patterns of public opinion about global leaders; based on a survey of 26,000 respondents across 30 nations.
2014 study in
Political Analysis proposing a new method for ranking countries on transparency issues based on willingness to report internal data to outside institutions.
2015 research brief on the potential costs and benefits of international free-trade agreements, by Harley Shaiken of U.C. Berkeley and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2014 study in
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences examining the health impacts of particulate matter and black carbon from burning biomass, fossil fuels and other sources.
2014 study from the University of London published in the
European Sociological Review showing relationships between ethnically diverse classrooms and positive attitudes toward immigrants.
2014 paper in the
Annual Review of Law and Social Science that explores current debates and findings relating to the area of human trafficking.
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.