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Econometric Analysis of Panel Data, 6th Edition

Badi H. Baltagi

This textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to panel data econometrics, an area that has enjoyed considerable growth over the last two decades.

April 6, 2022

Silverstein Comments on Multigenerational Living in New York Times Article

Merril Silverstein, Marjorie Cantor Endowed Professor in Aging, was quoted in the New York Times article, "The Nuclear Family Is No Longer the Norm. Good."

March 31, 2022

Monnat Study on Support from Adult Children, Parent Health Published in JRSS

Shelley Clark, Elizabeth M. Lawrence, Shannon M. Monnat

"Support from Adult Children and Parental Health in Rural America," co-authored by Associate Professor of Sociology Shannon Monnat, was published in the Journal of Rural Social Sciences.

March 11, 2022

See related: Aging, Child & Elder Care

Saba Siddiki Named Chapple Professor

Saba Siddiki has been named the Chapple Family Professor of Citizenship and Democracy at the Maxwell School. She is the fourth faculty member to hold the professorship, created in 2006 with a gift from alumnus and Maxwell School Advisory Board member John H. Chapple ’75 B.A. (PSc)/’11 Hon.

March 11, 2022

Heflin Discusses Teen Food Insecurity, Education on This Week in Sociological Perspective Podcast

Professor Colleen Heflin was interviewed on the This Week in Sociological Perspective podcast about her upcoming paper, "Exposure to Food Insecurity during Adolescence and Educational Attainment."

March 7, 2022

Drake Addresses Long-Standing Problems of Educational Inequality in New Book

Sean J. Drake

In his new book, "Academic Apartheid: Race and the Criminalization of Failure in an American Suburb" (University of California Press, 2022), Sean J. Drake looks at how race and class intersect, contributing to educational inequality and modern school segregation. 

February 25, 2022

Monnat's Research Cited in NY Times Article on Trump, Canadian Truckers' Protests

A study co-authored by Associate Professor of Sociology Shannon Monnat was cited in the New York Times article, "There’s a Reason Trump Loves the Truckers." 
February 22, 2022

Schwartz, Rothbart Piece on Expanding Access to Free School Lunch Published in Education Next

Amy Ellen Schwartz and Michah Rothbart discuss expanding access to free school lunch in Education Next.
February 21, 2022

Lutz Examines How Social Contexts and Culture Affect Parenting Decisions in New Book

Amy Lutz
Amy Lutz, associate professor of sociology at the Maxwell School, is the co-author of a new book, "Parenting in Privilege or Peril: How Social Inequality Enables or Derails the American Dream" (Teachers College Press, 2021). The book examines how social contexts and culture affect parenting decisions. 
February 17, 2022

Flores-Lagunes Speaks to Marketplace About Jobs Numbers

Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, professor of economics, says it’s difficult to pinpoint the exact factors causing job numbers to rise. Read more in the Marketplace article, "How much credit can you give presidents for creating jobs?"
February 9, 2022

Perceived access to PrEP as a critical step in engagement

Elizabeth A. Asiago-Reddy, John McPeak, Riccardo Scarpa, Amy Braksmajer, Nicola Ruszkowski, James McMahon, Andrew S. London
Andrew London and John McPeak assess preferences for and barriers to PrEP access in the U.S. in a study published in PLoS One.
January 26, 2022

See related: Insurance

Conceptualising Policy Design in the Policy Process

Saba Siddiki, Cali Curley

In this article, Saba Siddiki, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, and her co-author discuss how scholars guided by different orientations to studying policy design are addressing and measuring common policy design concepts and themes, and offer future research opportunities.

January 10, 2022

Tracking COVID’s Toll

Pandemic research by Maxwell faculty and students is shaping policy and perception on everything from aging to opioid addiction.

December 21, 2021

The impact of pork-barrel capital funding in schools: Evidence from participatory budgeting in NYC

Michah W. Rothbart, David J. Schwegman, Iuliia Shybalkina
Michah Rothbart examines the impact of pork-barrel capital funding in New York City schools in a study published in Public Budgeting & Finance.
December 16, 2021

See related: Economic Policy

Impacts of Property Tax Levy on Housing Price and Rent

Ping Zhang, Yilin Hou and Bo Li
Professor Yilin Hou examines the  impact of property tax levy (RPT) on China’s housing price in article published in China Finance and Economic Review.
December 2, 2021

See related: China

The Effect of EITC Exposure in Childhood on Marriage and Early Childbearing

Katherine Michelmore, Leonard M. Lopoo
Katherine Michelmore and Len Lopoo examine the effect of Earned Income Tax Credit exposure in childhood on marriage and early childbearing.
December 1, 2021

See related: Parenting & Family

Limited contracts, limited quality? effects of adjunct instructors on student outcomes

Maria Zhu
In an article published in Economics of Education Review, Assistant Professor of Economics Maria Zhu examines the effects of adjunct professors on student outcomes.
December 1, 2021

Monnat Quoted in BBC Article on US Drug Overdose Deaths

Shannon Monnat, associate professor of sociology, is quoted in the BBC article, "US annual drug overdose deaths hit record levels."
November 18, 2021

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CPR Seminar Series - Anna Haskins

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Anna Haskins (Cornell University) will present "Schools as Surveilling Institutions? Parental Incarceration, System Avoidance, and Parental Involvement in Schooling" as part of the CPR Seminar Series. For more information, please contact Emily Minnoe at erminnoe@maxwell.syr.edu. 


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