Editors' Choice 2024

User icon Toby Green
21 February 2024
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Every week, Gary Price and I choose new and noteworthy reports for Policy Matters, a newsletter that goes out to our growing community of registered users. Here are reports we've chosen so far in 2024.


Creative Australia · 9 April 2024 English

Australia is host to a wide range of music festivals which play an important role in Australia’s live music sector and provide positive benefits to our society and our economy. …


City of New York, New York · 3 April 2024 English

This is the first comprehensive study of environmental inequalities produced by any city in the United States. Low-income communities and communities of color are disproportionately impacted by environmental inequities, due …


The White House · 17 January 2024 English

Since the discovery of the Log4Shell vulnerability in 2021, the Biden-Harris Administration has fortified its commitment to secure the open-source software ecosystem. In March 2023, the Biden-Harris Administration released the …


WWA: World Weather Attribution · 22 February 2024 English

During the early days of February 2024, a low-pressure system formed along the coast of central Chile, a well-known phenomenon affecting the western coast of subtropical South America, known as …


Centre for Criminology · 25 February 2024 English

New research shows how people arriving on small boats are being imprisoned for their ‘illegal arrival’. Among those prosecuted are people seeking asylum, victims of trafficking and torture, and children …


FCDO: Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office · 10 April 2024 English

This annual publication provides an overview of the provisional UK aid spending for 2023 (Official Development Assistance). It also provides comparisons with 2022 spend. It includes: • Total UK ODA …


ARL: Association of Research Libraries · 14 February 2024 English

Over the last 15 years, an increasing number of US funding agencies have required the management and broad sharing of research data1 and other related research outputs to accelerate the …


RDI: Renew Democracy Initiative · 17 September 2023 English

As the human and financial toll of Putin’s illegal war climbs with each passing day, there is a growing global consensus that Russia has an obligation to pay for the …


ITEP: Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy · 29 February 2024 English

The tax overhaul signed into law by former President Donald Trump in 2017 cut the federal corporate income tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent, but during the first …


Centre for Cities · 16 April 2024 English

A widely held (and sensible) view is that policy making should be based on evidence. But it often isn’t. This paper considers why this is the case for local government …