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Baltagi article on emissions and economic activities published in Annals of Economics and Statistics

Badi H. Baltagi, Georges Bresson & Jean-Michel Etienne
May 31, 2019

Ma quoted in SCMP article on Chinese students in US, visa challenges

"Many students are scared away already by the new policies even before going through the visa hurdles," says Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology.

May 24, 2019

Monnat study on opioid misuse initiation published in Journal of Addictive Diseases

Khary K. Rigg, Katherine McLean, Shannon M. Monnat, Glenn E Sterner III & Ashton M. Verdery
May 15, 2019

Harrington Meyer book Grandmothers at Work cited in LA Times

According to University Professor Harrington Meyer, grandmothers often share child-rearing duties and ease the childcare burden of working parents, a role that has only been increasing.

May 14, 2019

Yinger's expertise in residential discrimination cited in The Atlantic

"Community groups like the Urban League started doing audits and tests to show discrimination," John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs, said. "In 1973, the Urban League found a lot of discrimination in some of the properties that Trump Management owned."

May 14, 2019

Rosenthal cited in NY Times article on neighborhood racial change

Stuart Rosenthal, professor and chair of economics, argues that it’s often possible to predict a neighborhood’s income level 20 years into the future by the age of its housing stock today. 

April 29, 2019

Bifulco study on Say Yes to Education program published in JPAM

Robert Bifulco, Ross Rubinstein & Hosung Sohn
April 25, 2019

Bifulco, Schwegman research accountability‐driven school closures

Robert Bifulco & David J. Schwegman
April 17, 2019

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Monnat quoted in PolitiFact article on Andrew Yang, life expectancy

According to Shannon Monnat, Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion, the recent decline in life expectancy "is due almost entirely" to increases in overdoses and suicides. "Although the declines are small, they are unprecedented, and they are signals that there is a serious well-being crisis in the U.S."

April 4, 2019

Ma wins fellowship from the National Committee on US China Relations

The highly competitive Public Intellectual Program Fellowship provides support for scholars who specialize in China and directly engage with public and policy communities. It has been awarded to Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology and director of Syracuse University’s Asian/Asian American Studies program.

April 1, 2019

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Siddiki publishes study on economic effect of US vehicle regulations

Sanya Carley, Nikolaos Zirogiannis, Denvil Duncan, Saba Siddiki & John D. Graham
March 26, 2019

Heflin publishes study linking food insecurity and disability

Colleen M. Heflin, Claire E. Altman & Laura L. Rodriguez
March 21, 2019

See related: Food Security

Maxwell School ranks number one for public affairs in 2020

The Maxwell School is once again ranked #1 in the nation for graduate education in public affairs, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report survey.
March 12, 2019

Monnat discusses mental health crisis in Yates County schools on WSKG

Children today face three serious mental health crises: death from drugs, alcohol and suicide, says Shannon Monnat, associate professor of sociology and Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion. "They’re much bigger societal issues that need to be addressed quickly or they’re going to manifest into something much more serious and then we’re going to be in big trouble not just now but decades to come."

March 8, 2019

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