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Restoring the Family

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – PSTC Associate and Professor of Economics Glenn Loury took part in a panel discussion on Restoring the Family at the Prospects for Black America forum convened by the Manhattan Institute. The panel, held at the National Press Club and broadcast on C-SPAN, addressed maintaining family cohesiveness in the African-American community and potential innovative social structures that could serve fatherless youth. Read more...

(Distributed June 9, 2015)

Gasoline and child health

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – The 2015 S4 Graduate Student Paper Prize was awarded to PSTC Trainee Michelle Marcus (Economics). Marcus presented her paper, “On the Road to Recovery: Gasoline Content Regulations and Child Health,” at the third annual S4 Graduate Fellow Lecture and Reception. The award, which includes a cash prize, is given to a graduate student for a paper that employs spatial analysis/thinking or GIS. Read more...

(Distributed June 8, 2015)

India Exclusion Report

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – PSTC Associate and Professor of Sociology and International Affairs Patrick Heller served as an advisor for the 2013-2014 India Exclusion Report. The annual report analyzes the plight of disadvantaged groups that are often excluded in Indian society. It serves as a resource for policy makers in regard to education, health, employment, and urban planning.

(Distributed June 5, 2015)
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