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Monnat reacts to Amazon tracking opioid use in VICE article

"This is news to me, and it's disturbing," says Shannon Monnat, Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion. "I asked around to other drug experts I know, and none of them knew this was happening. I am a bit shocked but shouldn't be. Corporations increasingly have access to a litany of data and know more about us than anyone else."

October 5, 2020

See related: Opioids, United States

Singleton study on labor unions, workplace safety published

Ling Li, Shawn Rohlin & Perry Singleton
October 2, 2020

See related: State & Local

Ma discusses issues facing Chinese students studying online in Chronicle of Higher Education

"I worry that this potentially undermines Chinese students’ learning opportunities," says Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology, about U.S. university faculty members suggesting that Chinese students wait to enroll in certain courses until they can return to campus for in-person instruction.

October 1, 2020

See related: China, COVID-19, Education

Monnat comments on the importance of census data in CNN article

"Census data matter more than any other data that are collected by anyone in the U.S. A 2020 Census failure is a failure for the whole country," says Shannon Monnat, Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion.

October 1, 2020

See related: COVID-19, Federal, United States

X Lab article on improving SNAP recertification published in JBPA

Leonard M. Lopoo, Colleen Heflin & Joseph Boskovski
September 24, 2020

See related: State & Local

Heflin, Lopoo, Boskovski study on behavioral interventions & SNAP recertification published in JBPA

Leonard Lopoo, Colleen Heflin & Joseph Boskovski
September 22, 2020

Burman named to advisory committee within the Commerce Department

Leonard Burman, Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics and senior research associate at the Center of Policy Research within Syracuse University’s Maxwell School for Citizenship and Public, has been appointed by the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis to its Advisory Committee on Data for Evidence Building within the U.S., a newly formed committee promoting expanded access to federal data.
September 21, 2020

Heflin, Lopoo study on child support income exclusion for SNAP published in Social Science Quarterly

Colleen Heflin, Leonard Lopoo & Mattie Mackenzie-Liu
September 17, 2020

See related: Food Security

Popp quoted in Bloomberg article on Biden's climate plan

Measures to fight climate change tend to destroy some jobs while creating others, says David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs.

September 17, 2020

Heflin study on material hardship, perceived stress and health in early adulthood published in AE

Ying Huang, Colleen Heflin, Asiya Validova
The authors examined the associations between material hardship and health outcomes in early adulthood and how they are mediated by perceived stress.
September 16, 2020

Monnat study on rural COVID-19 mortality rates published in the Journal of Rural Health

Kent Jason G. Cheng, Yue Sun & Shannon M. Monnat
September 14, 2020

See related: COVID-19, State & Local

Shi article on the unequal distribution of substitute teaching

Jing Liu, Susanna Loeb & Ying Shi
August 31, 2020

See related: Civil Rights

Schwartz discusses New York City school bus service in Gotham Gazette

"Although cutting school bus service may seem like an 'easy' way to save money, educators and policymakers should wield the budget knife carefully," write Amy Ellen Schwartz, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Chair in Public Affairs, and her co-authors. 

August 26, 2020

Capstone projects aim to connect theory to practice

Seema Kumar came to the Maxwell School to pursue an Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA.) Kumar, deputy secretary at the Home Department, Jaipur, the capital of the Indian state Rajasthan, hoped her executive education program would help her improve government operations and assess an e-government initiative.
August 24, 2020

See related: Student Experience

Yingyi Ma quoted in BBC article on Chinese students in the US

Chinese students in the U.S. are now "politicised and marginalised at an unprecedented level," as Washington is sending "very unfriendly signals," says Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology.

August 10, 2020

Monnat article on rural population aging and health published in American Journal of Public Health

Leif Jensen, Shannon M. Monnat, John J. Green, Lori M. Hunter & Martin J. Sliwinski
July 28, 2020

See related: State & Local

Popp comments on green stimulus, economic crisis in MIT Technology Review

"What’s really important right now is getting money out quickly, and Congress can’t even do that," says David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs. "I worry about tacking on green stimulus, or anything else that slows down the process. We can worry about financing the green transition six months from now."

July 28, 2020

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Jim Ziliak (University of Kentucky) will present "The Antipoverty Impact of the EITC: New Estimates from Survey and Administrative Tax Records" as part of CPR's Seminar Series. For more information about this seminar, please contact Emily Minnoe at erminnoe@syr.edu. 


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