Research in Brief

Plug and Play: The U.S. Military Adapts to Austerity

In a recent strategy document, the U.S. Department of Defense explains how it will organize its capabilities to meet tomorrow’s uncertain security challenges, despite constrained resources.

Who’s Getting the Help? Access to Mental Health Services in African American Communities

Major gaps in access to mental health treatment persist between white and African American communities.

Exploring the Changing Dynamics in U.S. Public Opinion toward Israel

Exploring the history of domestic public opinion toward Israel.

Reforming Immigration to Boost Economic Competitiveness?

New research highlights the significant contribution that high-skilled immigrants make to innovation, entrepreneurship, and economic growth in the US.

Are Central Cities More Creative? Exploring the Locational Decisions of Creative Industries

Should urban policy makers worry about retaining creative industries?

Alone And Unafraid?

Reevaluating United States policy toward international maritime law to protect long-term national interests

Tweeting the Revolution

What impact did social media play in the 2009 protests in Iran?

The Effect of Additional Time in School on Students’ Cognitive Skills

A new study examines whether more time in the classroom mean smarter students.

The Great Gun Regulation Debate

Can stronger gun regulations help keep guns out of the hands of criminals?