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Micron in Central New York: What’s at Stake for Education and the Workforce?
What are the implications of Micron in Central New York on education and the workforce? Micron’s historic chip plant complex is expected to generate up to 40,000 direct and indirect jobs in Central New York over the next two decades. Our multidisciplinary panel of faculty experts discussed how the employment growth has widespread implications for population growth and change and changes to the income composition of households in the area. The panel also discussed questions about Central New York’s ability to meet the demand for necessary talent.
Faculty participants included: Shannon Monnat (moderator), Yingyi Ma, Stuart Rosenthal, and Alex Rothenberg.
April 24, 2023
“Moving Policies Toward Racial and Ethnic Equality: The Case of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program”
Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, Hugo B. Jales, Judith Liu, and Norbert L. Wilson
This working paper analyzes the role played by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in alleviating or exacerbating inequality across racial and ethnic groups in food expenditures and in the resources needed to meet basic food needs.
May 2023 | Download Working Paper
“How Did Healthcare Affordability Change for U.S. Adults with Intellectual Disability After the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act?”
This brief summarizes the findings from a recent study that examined patterns in healthcare affordability under the ACA or noninstitutionalized adults ages 18-64 with intellectual disabilities.
May 2023 | Download Policy Brief
“Medicaid-Insured Older Adults on SNAP May Have Stronger Medication Adherence”
Colleen Heflin, Chinedum O. Ojinnaka, Irma Arteaga, Leslie Hodges, and Gabriella Alphonso
This policy brief finds that consistent participation in SNAP is associated with higher levels of medication adherence among Medicaid-insured individuals aged 60 years and older.
April 2023 | Download Policy Brief
CPR Research Areas
Faculty in the Center for Policy Research (CPR) conduct a broad range of interdisciplinary research related to public policy in the following research areas:
- Econometrics Methodology
- Energy and Environmental Policy
- Health Studies
- Public Finance
- Social Welfare, Poverty and Income Security
- Urban & Regional Studies
Center for Policy Design and Governance
Integrating policy, political and computational sciences in research and instruction to help scientists, practitioners and future public service leaders understand and address future governance challenges.
Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health
Maxwell X Lab
Partnering with the public and nonprofit sectors, the X Lab leverages behavioral science and randomized controlled trials to create cost-effective solutions to complex problems.
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