Skip to content

Center for Policy Research News

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

"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.

June 28, 2022

The Employment Impact of a Green Fiscal Push

David Popp, Francesco Vona, Giovanni Marin, Ziqiao Chen
June 27, 2022

Rural-Urban and Within-Rural Differences in COVID-19 Mortality Rates

Yue Sun, Kent Jason G. Cheng, Shannon Monnat
June 23, 2022

See related: COVID-19, Longevity

Intensive Mothering in the Time of Coronavirus

Amy Lutz, Sujung (Crystal) Lee, Baurzhan Bokayev
June 23, 2022

Drake Talks About Academic Apartheid on FreshEd Podcast

Sean Drake, assistant professor of sociology, was interviewed on the FreshEd podcast about academic apartheid and race and the criminalization of failure in U.S. schools. 
June 21, 2022

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."

June 21, 2022

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.

June 15, 2022

State-Level Variation in the Association Between Educational Attainment and Sleep

Jennifer Karas Montez, Connor Sheehan, Anna Zajacova, Dylan Connor
June 9, 2022

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.

June 9, 2022

U.S. State Policy Contexts and Physical Health among Midlife Adults

Jennifer Karas Montez, Blakelee R. Kemp, Jacob M. Grumbach
June 8, 2022

Perceived impacts of COVID-19 on wellbeing among US working-age adults with ADL difficulty

Claire B.Pendergrast, Shannon M.Monnat
This study compares perceived COVID-19 physical and mental health, social and financial impacts for US working-age adults with and without ADL difficulty.
June 1, 2022

Churn in the older adult SNAP population

Colleen Heflin, Leslie Hodges, Irma Arteaga, Chinedum O. Ojinnaka
June 1, 2022

See related: Health Policy

The Economics of COVID-19

Badi H. Baltagi
The threats and complexities from the COVID-19 pandemic shock are the core subject of this latest volume in the Contributions to Economic Analysis series.
June 1, 2022

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. 

May 16, 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."

May 2, 2022

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the Age Pattern of Adult Mortality

Andrew London, Scott Landes

"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.

April 27, 2022

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.

April 27, 2022

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.

April 21, 2022

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?"

April 18, 2022

Explore by:


Center for Policy Research Events

We continue to follow the advice of local public health officials in regards to in-person events. Please check Syracuse University’s Stay Safe website for the latest safety protocols before coming to campus or other in-person venues.

Paul Volcker Lecture in Behavioral Economics

Virtual

Add to: Outlook, ICal, Google Calendar

Dr. Brigitte Madrian (Brigham Young University) will present the Sixth Annual Paul Volcker Lecture in Behavioral Economics, titled "Applying Behavioral Insights to the Design of Public Policy".


Dr. Madrian is the Dean and Marriott Distinguished Professor in the Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business where she has a joint appointment in the Department of Finance and the George W. Romney Institute of Public Service and Ethics. Her current research focuses on behavioral economics and household finance, with a particular focus on household saving and investment behavior. Her work in this area has impacted the design of employer-sponsored savings plans in the U.S. and has influenced pension reform legislation both in the U.S. and abroad. She also uses the lens of behavioral economics to understand health behaviors and improve health outcomes.


This is a virtual event via zoom. Registration is required. Please submit the registration form

For more information about the Volcker Lecture, please visit the Volcker Lecture website or contact Katrina Fiacchi at kfiacchi@syr.edu.


Open to

Public

Contact

Accessibility

Contact to request accommodations

View Lecture Series

Center for Policy Research
426 Eggers Hall