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Maxwell Faculty Research on Paid Sick Leave, Mortality Rate Cited by CBS News, CTV News

"U.S. State Preemption Laws and Working-Age Mortality," co-authored by Maxwell professors Douglas Wolf, Jennifer Karas Montez and Shannon Monnat, was featured in CBS News and CTV News articles.

September 1, 2022

Self-Rated Physical Health Among Working-Aged Adults Along the Rural-Urban Continuum — US, 2021

Danielle Rhubart, Shannon Monnat

"Self-Rated Physical Health Among Working-Aged Adults Along the Rural-Urban Continuum — United States, 2021," co-authored by Professor Shannon Monnat, was published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

August 29, 2022

Rural-Urban Variation in COVID-19 Experiences and Impacts among U.S. Working-Age Adults

Shannon Monnat

This study investigates rural-urban differences in COVID-19 in terms of its impacts on the physical and mental health, social relationships, employment, and financial hardship of U.S. working-age adults (18–64).

August 29, 2022

See related: COVID-19

Value-Based Payments in Health Care: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in the Home Health Sector

Jun Li

"Value-Based Payments in Health Care: Evidence from a Nationwide Randomized Experiment in the Home Health Sector," authored by Assistant Professor Jun Li, was published in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.

August 24, 2022

See related: Health Policy

The Effect of Social Security Benefits on Food Insecurity at the Early Entitlement Age

Perry Singleton

"The effect of social security benefits on food insecurity at the early entitlement age," authored by Associate Professor of Economics Perry Singleton, was published in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy.

August 24, 2022

See related: Food Security, Nutrition

Collaborative Governance Design in Local Food Systems in the United States

Graham Ambrose, Saba Siddiki, Ute Brady

"Collaborative Governance Design in Local Food Systems in the United States," co-authored by Ph.D. student Graham Ambrose and Associate Professor Saba Siddiki, was published in Policy Design and Practice.

August 19, 2022

See related: Food Security, Nutrition

Research by Monnat, Sun Cited in New York Times Article on COVID Vaccination Rates

A research study on COVID vaccination rates co-authored by Professor Shannon Monnat and Ph.D. student Yue Sun was cited in the New York Times article, "In Rural America, COVID Hits Black and Hispanic People Hardest."

August 5, 2022

Brown Explores Anti-Public Health Right Wing Political Resistance During the Pandemic in New Study

Austin McNeill Brown

"America’s dark harbingers; a genealogical analysis of self-disposing right-wing subjects during the pandemic," authored by Ph.D. student Austin McNeill Brown, was published in Culture, Theory and Critique.

August 2, 2022

Maxwell Experts Discuss Future Implications and Historical Context of Dobbs v. Jackson Ruling

The discussion covered the history of governing abortions in the U.S.; how the Dobbs v. Jackson decision might affect access to abortion and other reproductive services; impacts the decision could have on economic and health outcomes and voting behaviors in upcoming elections; and what precedent this decision might set for other Supreme Court decisions going forward. 

July 20, 2022

Montez Talks to Scientific American About the Growing Mortality Gap Between GOP and Dem Areas

University Professor and demographer Jennifer Karas Montez was quoted in the Scientific American article, "People in Republican Counties Have Higher Death Rates Than Those in Democratic Counties."

July 20, 2022

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