Research in Brief

A Collaborative Approach to Urban Economic Development

After decades of declining economic conditions and a mass population exodus from its urban center, St. Louis responded by forming...

Does Foreign Aid Have an Effect on Economic Growth? New Research Adds to the Debate

This piece, first published on June 15, 2016, is being republished as part of the Chicago Policy Review‘s 20th Anniversary Series. Please visit us here to...

Culture and the Environment: How Cultural Values Influence Global Ecologic Practices

This piece, first published on December 4, 2014, is being republished as part of the Chicago Policy Review‘s 20th Anniversary Series. Please visit us here to...

Fight for the Heavens: The Role of Religion in Shaping Attitudes toward Space Policy

This piece, first published on April 1, 2016, is being republished as part of the Chicago Policy Review‘s 20th Anniversary Series. Please visit us here to...

Celebrating 20 Years of the Chicago Policy Review

Announcing Our 20th Anniversary SeriesThis year, the Chicago Policy Review is celebrating its 20th anniversary, and we want to take...

Triumphs, Challenges, and Lessons Learned from US Health Care Reform: A Rigorous Reflection by President Barack Obama

This is the first piece celebrating the Chicago Policy Review‘s 20th Anniversary Series. Please visit us here to learn more about the series from...

How China’s Neighbors Are Reacting to Its Rise as a World Power

Over the course of the Obama administration, particularly under former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s leadership, the emphasis of American...

Social Capital Matters for the Mental Health of Children in Rural China

Social capital is an important component in ensuring sound mental health in children. The more quality time a parent spends...

Understanding Uncertainty: How to Improve Communication Around Climate Change Evidence

Although the majority of the scientific community agrees that Earth’s climate is warming, there is still considerable public debate about...