January 14, 2020
Ogunbajo and Agbai are current scholars in this prestigious program from RWJF.
December 18, 2019
Elizabeth Fussell has received recent attention for her research on inequality in post-disaster recovery, as well as on migration trends amid rising sea levels.
December 12, 2019
In January 2020, the PSTC will co-sponsor the inaugural conference of the Joint Data Center on Forced Displacement, in U.N. City, Copenhagen.
December 9, 2019
“The group has been able to foster intellectual community around migration and build on strengths in migration studies through productive exchange of work.”
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
Students learn less when teachers are hired after the start of the school year.
November 1, 2019
Explores the decline of union power, alternative representation options, and the increasingly unequal distribution of power.
October 28, 2019
Savitz’s service has helped the National Academy of Medicine serve the nation and the international community.
In the News
January 17, 2020 | Mother Jones | Matthew Gutmann
PSTC Faculty Associate Matthew Gutmann debunks the myth that biological determinism drives and explains human male violence.
PSTC Alum Andrea Mazzarino considers the effects of war on children's education.
PSTC Associate Emily Rauscher answers children's questions about school.
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.