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Rural-Urban Variation in COVID-19 Experiences and Impacts among U.S. Working-Age Adults

August 29, 2022

This study investigates rural-urban differences in COVID-19 in terms of its impacts on the physical and mental health, social relationships, employment, and financial hardship of U.S. working-age adults (18–64).

See related: COVID-19

The Effect of Social Security Benefits on Food Insecurity at the Early Entitlement Age

August 24, 2022

"The effect of social security benefits on food insecurity at the early entitlement age," authored by Associate Professor of Economics Perry Singleton, was published in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy.

See related: Food Security, Nutrition

Hamersma, Purser Quoted in ProPublica Article on the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, Temp Workers

August 24, 2022

Maxwell professors Sarah Hamersma and Gretchen Purser were interviewed for the ProPublica article, "A Tax Credit Was Meant to Help Marginalized Workers Get Permanent Jobs. Instead It’s Subsidizing Temp Work."

See related: Labor, Taxation, United States

Maxwell School Welcomes New Faculty, Department Chairs for 2022-23

August 23, 2022
The Maxwell School welcomes several new faculty members and announces the appointment of three department chairs.

Collaborative Governance Design in Local Food Systems in the United States

August 19, 2022

"Collaborative Governance Design in Local Food Systems in the United States," co-authored by Ph.D. student Graham Ambrose and Associate Professor Saba Siddiki, was published in Policy Design and Practice.

See related: Food Security, Nutrition

Schwartz Quoted in Chalkbeat Article on Reversing New York City School Budgets

August 9, 2022

Amy Ellen Schwartz, professor of economics and public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the Chalkbeat article, "Eric Adams is facing pressure to reverse NYC school budget cuts. Should he?"

Research by Monnat, Sun Cited in New York Times Article on COVID Vaccination Rates

August 5, 2022

A research study on COVID vaccination rates co-authored by Professor Shannon Monnat and Ph.D. student Yue Sun was cited in the New York Times article, "In Rural America, COVID Hits Black and Hispanic People Hardest."

New Study by Saba Siddiki and PhD Student Graham Ambrose Examines Collaborative Governance

August 4, 2022

"Evaluating Change in Representation and Coordination in Collaborative Governance Over Time: A Study of Environmental Justice Councils," co-authored by Associate Professor Saba Siddiki and Ph.D. student Graham Ambrose, was published in Environmental Management.

Brown Explores Anti-Public Health Right Wing Political Resistance During the Pandemic in New Study

August 2, 2022

"America’s dark harbingers; a genealogical analysis of self-disposing right-wing subjects during the pandemic," authored by Ph.D. student Austin McNeill Brown, was published in Culture, Theory and Critique.

Hamersma Talks About Statistical Grammar on The Hidden Curriculum Podcast

July 27, 2022

Sarah Hamersma, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, discussed statistical grammar and the importance of communicating results honestly and effectively on The Hidden Curriculum podcast.

Maxwell School Announces 2022 Faculty Promotions

July 27, 2022
The Syracuse University Board of Trustees has approved promotions for 13 faculty members at the Maxwell School.

Wiemers Study Examines Decline in Long-Term Earnings Mobility in the U.S.

July 20, 2022

"The decline in long-term earnings mobility in the U.S.: Evidence from survey-linked administrative data," co-authored by Associate Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs Emily Wiemers, was published in Labour Economics.

See related: Civil Rights

Maxwell Experts Discuss Future Implications and Historical Context of Dobbs v. Jackson Ruling

July 20, 2022

The discussion covered the history of governing abortions in the U.S.; how the Dobbs v. Jackson decision might affect access to abortion and other reproductive services; impacts the decision could have on economic and health outcomes and voting behaviors in upcoming elections; and what precedent this decision might set for other Supreme Court decisions going forward. 

Montez Talks to Scientific American About the Growing Mortality Gap Between GOP and Dem Areas

July 20, 2022

University Professor and demographer Jennifer Karas Montez was quoted in the Scientific American article, "People in Republican Counties Have Higher Death Rates Than Those in Democratic Counties."

Heflin Explores Patterns of Earnings and Employment Based on Worker Characteristics in New Study

July 13, 2022

"Patterns of Earnings and Employment by Worker Sex, Race, and Ethnicity Using State Administrative Data: Results from a Sample of Workers Connected to Public Assistance Programs," co-authored by Professor Colleen Heflin, was published in Race and Social Problems.

Maxwell School Launches Center for Policy Design and Governance

July 7, 2022
It will serve as a hub for scholars, policymakers and students to examine the design and impact of policies that communities use to solve public problems. 

Yinger Featured in Medium Article on Mortgage Discrimination

July 1, 2022

John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs, was featured in the Medium article, "Interview with Economics Professor John Yinger on Mortgage Discrimination."

Rothenberg Paper Receives Honorable Mention for ADB-IEA Innovative Policy Research Award

June 28, 2022

"Road Quality and Local Economic Development: Evidence from Indonesia’s Highways," co-authored by Assistant Professor of Economics Alexander Rothenberg, received honorable mention for the 2022 ADB-IEA Innovative Policy Research Award.

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