In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.

  • Examine the role of shale gas and oil development in local communities. (Resources for the Future, updated June 23, 2017)
  • Consider how deregulation has affected rates in the retail electric market in Texas. (The Texas Tribune, July 11, 2017)
  • Read about the nuances of political geography in America. (University of New Hampshire, Summer 2017)
  • Review statistics related to crimes against people with disabilities. (Bureau of Justice Statistics, July 11, 2017)
  • Explore rankings of colleges based on their return on investment. (TIME, July 10, 2017)