Center for Policy Research News
Rural-Urban and Within-Rural Differences in COVID-19 Mortality Rates
Intensive Mothering in the Time of Coronavirus
See related: Civil Rights, COVID-19, Education
Drake Talks About Academic Apartheid on FreshEd Podcast
See related: Civil Rights, Education, Race & Ethnicity, Social Justice, United States
Yinger Discusses the Effects of School District Consolidation in Columbia Missourian Article
John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration, was featured in the Columbia Missourian article, "Q&A: The benefits and drawbacks of school district consolidation."
See related: Economic Policy, Education, United States
Montez Talks to NPR About the Link Between Politics and Health
University Professor Jennifer Karas Montez was interviewed on NPR about the link between politics and health.
See related: Longevity, U.S. Health Policy, United States
State-Level Variation in the Association Between Educational Attainment and Sleep
See related: Civil Rights, Education, Health Policy
London Elected Chair of American Sociological Association’s Drugs and Society Section
Professor of Sociology Andrew London was elected chair (one-year term begins in 2022) of the American Sociological Association’s Drugs and Society Section.
U.S. State Policy Contexts and Physical Health among Midlife Adults
See related: Health Policy, Longevity, Social Justice, U.S. Health Policy, United States
Equal time for equal crime? Racial bias in school discipline
See related: Civil Rights, Education, Race & Ethnicity
Perceived impacts of COVID-19 on wellbeing among US working-age adults with ADL difficulty
See related: COVID-19, Health Policy, Mental Health
Churn in the older adult SNAP population
See related: Health Policy
The Economics of COVID-19
See related: COVID-19
Sociologist Shannon Monnat to Lead Center for Policy Research
A demographer and sociologist whose work focuses on population health will serve as the next director of the Center for Policy Research (CPR), the oldest interdisciplinary social science research program at the Maxwell School. Shannon Monnat, Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion and professor of sociology, will begin the position on July 1, 2022.
Wiemers Talks to the New York Times About Wealth Created by the Pandemic Housing Market
Emily Wiemers, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the New York Times article "The Extraordinary Wealth Created by the Pandemic Housing Market."
See related: Education, Housing, United States
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the Age Pattern of Adult Mortality
"Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the Age Pattern of Adult Mortality," written by sociologists Andrew London and Scott Landes, was published in Biodemography and Social Biology.
See related: Longevity
Maxwell Faculty, Staff and Students Honored at 2022 One University Awards Ceremony
The 2022 One University Awards were held Friday, April 22, in Hendricks Chapel. The annual event honors members of the Syracuse University community who are making a difference through academics, scholarship, creative work and dedicated service.
See related: Awards & Honors
Lopoo Joins National Panel Examining Behavioral Economics
Maxwell School faculty member Leonard Lopoo is one of 13 scholars from across the country who have been selected to serve on a prestigious National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine panel that will explore behavioral economics.
Schwartz Weighs in on School Transitions in Boston Globe Article
Amy Ellen Schwartz, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Chair in Public Affairs, was quoted in the Boston Globe article "Once a crown jewel of BPS, Roxbury’s Timilty Middle School will close in June. Will its history of transformation be remembered?"
See related: U.S. Education, United States
Material Hardship and the Living Arrangements of Older Adults
“Material Hardship and the Living Arrangements of Older Adults,” written by Colleen Heflin and Hannah Patnaik, was published in the Journal of Family and Economic Issues.
See related: Aging, Food Security
The Institutional Grammar in Policy Process Research
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