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.
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.
2015 study by the Harvard Business School examines how winning college football and basketball games results in increased revenue for academic institutions.
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 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.
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.