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Gadarian speaks to FiveThirtyEight about partisanship and COVID health behaviors

September 14, 2021
Based on research she and her colleagues have been conducting, Professor Gadarian says there has been a partisan split on all health behaviors throughout the pandemic.

Monnat discusses the US drug crisis on CBS News Radio

July 28, 2021
Shannon Monnat, associate professor of sociology and Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion, was interviewed on CBS News Radio's "America: Changed Forever" podcast about drug abuse and the role the COVID-19 pandemic may have played in last year's drug-related deaths.

Flores-Lagunes comments on Northeast labor gains in Business Insider

July 11, 2021
Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, professor of economics, says that "people are feeling more comfortable going to restaurants, traveling, and right now in the Northeast, it's a good time to travel because it's not as cold."

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Gadarian quoted in Vox piece on political polarization, COVID-19 vaccine

July 8, 2021
"Partisanship is now the strongest and most consistent divider in health behaviors," says Shana Gadarian, professor of political science. 

Wolf Study on Minimum Wage, Infant Mortality Featured on CNY Central

June 23, 2021
A study by Douglas Wolf, Gerald B. Cramer Professor of Aging Studies, was featured in the CNY Central article "New SU study shows that raising the minimum wage could save lives." 

Schwartz quoted in EdSurge article on challenges of student mobility

June 23, 2021
"It’s not like kids are moving from Boston to Chicago to LA and then back again,” says Amy Ellen Schwartz, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Chair in Public Affairs. "Kids for whom housing instability is a problem, many of them are moving around in the same urban area."

Faricy quoted in MarketWatch article on Child Tax Credit payouts

June 1, 2021
Christopher Faricy was quoted in the article, "Monthly payments of up to $300 per child are starting for most families — and could keep coming for years."

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