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Rosenthal cited in Financial Post article on commercial real estate

 The authors' empirical analysis of 56,765 commercial leases signed between January 2019 and October 2020 across 109 urban centers in the United States revealed that commercial real estate in the urban core, especially in cities where public transit accounts for a sizable share of work trips, has indeed lost value. 
February 12, 2021

Michelmore weighs in on expanding the child tax credit in Sinclair Broadcast Group article

"A program that is geared toward giving families money to reduce child poverty is money well spent," says Katherine Michelmore, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs. She was quoted in the Sinclair Broadcast Group article, "Dems aim to increase, expand child tax credit, but some Republicans object." 
February 11, 2021

Baltagi celebrated in special issue of Empirical Economics journal

Empirical Economics published a special issue to celebrate Distinguished Professor of Economics Badi Baltagi’s myriad contributions to the field of econometrics, as well as his long service to the journal.
February 9, 2021

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Schwartz discusses her recent special education study with Hechinger Report

"They’re closing the gap with their general education peers by about a sixth," says Professor Amy Ellen Schwartz, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Chair in Public Affairs and lead author of the recently published study, "The Effects of Special Education on the Academic Performance of Students with Learning Disabilities." 
February 3, 2021

Popp talks to CNN, Washington Examiner about effects of Obama's Recovery Act

Professor David Popp talks to CNN, Washington Examiner about effects of Obama's Recovery Act.
February 2, 2021

Popp weighs in on Biden's climate directives in New York Times

David Popp, Caroline Rapking Faculty Scholar in Public Administration and Policy and co-author of a 2020 paper on the employment effects of the Obama-era spending on green job creation, discounted the notion of creating one million new auto manufacturing jobs. 
January 28, 2021

Schwartz study on special education, academic performance published

Amy Ellen Schwartz, Bryant Gregory Hopkins & Leanna Stiefel
January 22, 2021

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Popp discusses Biden's green jobs agenda in Forbes article

"Wages in solar and wind could increase if demand increased, at least initially," says Professor David Popp, who wrote about the impact of fiscal policy on green jobs in a working paper in June 2020. "But higher wages would also attract more workers to develop the skills to work in wind and solar, so the increase need not be permanent."
January 19, 2021

New study explores effect of preemption laws on infant mortality rate

Douglas A. Wolf, Shannon M. Monnat & Jennifer Karas Montez
January 19, 2021

Michelmore quoted in Los Angeles Times article on Biden's COVID-19 relief proposal

Katherine Michelmore, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs, has studied the impact of the existing program and says, "Over half the kids who would benefit are Black and brown children. 
January 15, 2021

Monnat weighs in on Central New York COVID-19 deaths in Syracuse.com article

"To keep things in perspective, there have been 330 COVID deaths in the county over the whole year so far," says Shannon Monnat, Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion. "There are still far more deaths annually from heart disease and cancer," she adds. But, "If these numbers are similar for 2020," Monnat says, “COVID will be the third-leading cause of death in the county this year."
January 5, 2021

Heflin article on food & nutrition policy featured in Life Course Implications of US Public Policies

Colleen Heflin

The author first provides an overview of the prevalence of food insecurity by age. Then, the author provides a brief summary of the food programs that are currently available in the United States and discusses how the life-course perspective can inform future policy and research.

December 31, 2020

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Heflin paper on child well-being and Rental Assistance Demonstration published in Cityscape

Colleen Heflin, Ariel Charney & Yumiko Aratani
December 31, 2020

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