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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

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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

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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

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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

Zhu paper on the effects of adjunct instructors on student outcomes published in Econ of Edu Review

Maria Zhu
Zhu paper on the effects of adjunct instructors on student outcomes published in Econ of Edu Review
October 22, 2021

Yingyi Ma Discusses Experiences of Chinese Students in US

Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology and director of Asian/Asian American Studies, took part in a virtual program, "People-to-People Exchange: Chinese Students in the U.S.," hosted by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations (NCUSCR).
October 6, 2021

See related: China, Education, United States

Risk Factors Explaining Military Deaths From Suicide, 2008–2017: A Latent Class Analysis

Scott D. Landes, Janet M. Wilmoth, Andrew S. London
Sociologists Scott Landes, Andrew London and Janet Wilmoth examine the risk factors in military deaths by suicide.
September 25, 2021

See related: Mental Health

Three Faculty Members Named O’Hanley Scholars

Each was selected for outstanding teaching, scholarship and other accomplishments, including success with external grant support and service to the institution.
September 17, 2021

AP Article: Popp Weighs in on Biden's Proposed Civilian Climate Corps

David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the Associated Press article, "Biden, Dems push Civilian Climate Corps in echo of New Deal."
September 9, 2021

Rosenthal paper on effects of mortgage payment burden on underwater homeowners published in REE

John P. Harding, Jing Li, Stuart S. Rosenthal & Xirui Zhang
August 28, 2021

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CPR Seminar Series: Graduate Student Seminar

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CPR graduate students will present their work as part of the CPR Seminar Series.

Mattie Mackenzie-Liu (virtual) - StopGAP or Solution: Evaluating the Guardianship Assistance Program
Giuseppe Germinario - A Voucher a Day Keeps the Doctor Away: Bounding the Effect of Housing Assistance on Recipients’ Health
Christopher Rick - Can Public School Buses Help Solve the Urban Congestion Problem?
Maeve Maloney - Why Do Home Prices Appreciate Faster in Central Cities? The Role of Risk-Return Trade-offs in Real Estate Markets
Dongmei Zuo - A Lack of Food for Thought: Near-elderly Food Insecurity and Later-life Cognitive Impairments Among Americans
Stephanie Coffey - Did Rosie D. Improve Special Education? Evidence from Massachusetts

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