November 20, 2019
A pervasive view of males as uncontrollable animals not only sells them short, but may encourage problematic practices.
November 14, 2019
Galor's work has been influential in building economists' understanding of the relationship between inequality, growth and human evolution.
November 6, 2019
Even if these openings are filled, the new teachers' limited time to plan lessons and less established relationships with students harms learning.
November 1, 2019
"The existing U.S. approach was designed to meet the needs of a densely concentrated, homogenous workforce."
October 28, 2019
Savitz’s service has helped the National Academy of Medicine serve the nation and the international community through domestic and global health, medicine, and policy initiatives.
October 24, 2019
This new infrastructure for HIV research will ultimately help build a foundation for new interventions to fight the spread of HIV within some of the country’s most vulnerable populations.
October 22, 2019
“Recognizing the important role that fathers, mothers and other adults play in the health-seeking behavior of boys and girls, and especially in rural areas, is crucial to getting adolescents into formal health system...
October 18, 2019
"Simply ending the one-child policy, without additional institutional measures that address the issue of work-life incompatibility for women, may not successfully boost fertility level."
October 17, 2019
Balancing Rigor, Replication, and Relevance.
In the News
November 7, 2019 | National Academy of Medicine | David Savitz
PSTC Associate David Savitz receives prestigious honor.
October 11, 2019 | The Boston Globe | John Friedman
"The Opportunity Atlas: Mapping the Childhood Roots of Social Mobility," a study coauthored by Economist John Friedman.
Why are boys failing at school? What can be done about it? And, can experts agree on root causes? Jayanti Owens provides commentary based on her education and gender research.
September 30, 2019 | Washington Examiner | Jesse Shapiro
Jesse Shapiro provides insight on political polarization.
August 15, 2019 | PBS News Hour | Emily Oster
Partly filmed at the PSTC, Economist Emily Oster reveals key data points that challenge conventional parenting wisdom.
August 12, 2019 | Scientific American | Matthew Kraft
Research shows conflicting data on the impact of the intervention, but a major new study confirms it can work. PSTC Educational Economist Matthew Kraft provided commentary for this article.
August 8, 2019 | Idaho Press | Stephen McGarvey
Idaho Press article references the work of PSTC Anthropologist and Epidemiologist Stephen McGarvey, who studies obesity in the South Pacific.
August 7, 2019 | Education Dive | Matthew Kraft
A study led by Associate Professor Matthew Kraft, which found text messages sent to parents of elementary school children helped encourage children to take part in literacy activities during the summer months, was...