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 study published in
PNAS that looks at the impact of night-shift work on measures of drowsiness, driving performance and risk for motor vehicle crashes.
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.
Synthesis of several 2016 research reports on news and social media, highlighting key graphics that show the evolution in this space.
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.
2005 report in
Wilderness and Environmental Medicine that looks at the prevalence and characteristics of alligator attacks on humans in the U.S. from 1948 to 2004.
2016 tip sheet from The Poynter Institute that explains how to report on changes in risk as it relates to health and medical studies and pharmaceutical trials.
2016 study in the
American Political Science Review that examines how gender quotas influence women's selection to and ability to maintain top political posts.
2016 collection of academic research, statistical data and other resources to help journalists who are covering the Orlando nightclub shooting from various angles.
2016 study in
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) that provides one of the most comprehensive analyses to date of the many fluid dimensions of population movement across societies.
2016 tip sheet offering a list of weather-related resources to aid journalists in covering hurricanes and tropical storms.