Center for Policy Research News
Yingyi Ma named Provost Faculty Fellow
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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."
See related: Opioids, United States
Singleton study on labor unions, workplace safety published
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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.
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.
See related: COVID-19, Federal, United States
X Lab article on improving SNAP recertification published in JBPA
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Burman named to advisory committee within the Commerce Department
See related: Economic Policy, Federal, United States
Heflin, Lopoo study on child support income exclusion for SNAP published in Social Science Quarterly
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.
See related: Climate Change, U.S. Elections, United States
Heflin study on material hardship, perceived stress and health in early adulthood published in AE
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Monnat study on rural COVID-19 mortality rates published in the Journal of Rural Health
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Monnat talks to Bloomberg about rising suicide rates among US kids
See related: Children, Adolescents, COVID-19, Longevity, Mental Health, United States
Burman quoted in Albany Times Union article on federal aid for New York state
See related: Federal, New York State, State & Local, Taxation
Shi article on the unequal distribution of substitute teaching
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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.
See related: Children, Adolescents, New York City, State & Local
Capstone projects aim to connect theory to practice
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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.
See related: China, U.S. Elections, United States
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Paul Volcker Lecture in Behavioral Economics with Deirdre Nansen McCloskey
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