Milusheva garners support from Gates

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – PSTC Trainee Sveta Milusheva (Economics) has been awarded a joint grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for her project, "The Effect of Short Term Movement on Malaria Prevalence in Senegal Using Mobile Phone Data." She is sharing the grant with a team of researchers from Politecnico di Milano and Stanford University and traveled with them to Senegal in June to conduct research.

(Distributed July 28, 2015)

Jackson elected to ASA Population Council

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – PSTC Associate and Assistant Professor of Sociology Margot Jackson has been elected to the Section on Population Council of the American Sociological Association for a three-year term. Section council members represent the members of the section and work to guide its activities at the annual meeting and beyond. PSTC Associate and Professor of Sociology David Lindstrom also serves on the Council.

(Distributed July 8, 2015)

Soybeans motor economy in Brazil

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – The expansion of soybean agriculture in Brazil has impacted both the environment and economic development in the Mato Grosso State, says an article co-authored by PSTC Affiliates Heitor Pellegrina (Economics graduate student), Peter Richards (postdoctoral fellow), and Leah VanWey (associate professor of Sociology and Ecology), along with Brown graduate student Stephanie Spera. Read more.

(Distributed July 6, 2015)
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