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Barriers to Black Progress

February 13, 2019 | City Journal | Glenn Loury

PSTC economist Glenn Loury discusses the persistence of racial inequality in the U.S. with Jason Riley at a Manhattan Institute event.

A High-Crime Neighborhood Makes It Harder To Show Up For School

February 13, 2019 | NPR | Julia Burdick-Will (alum)

"Kids who are supposed to be walking along streets with higher rates of violent crime are more likely to miss school," says Julia Burdick-Will, sociologist at Johns Hopkins University and a former PSTC postdoc.

The NYT cites research by PSTC economist John Friedman, noting neighborhoods explain "most of the geographic variation in upward mobility."

Article cites study by PSTC economist Anna Aizer that finds youth who are imprisoned are less likely to finish school, more likely to offend again.

State and Local Policymaking, Panel 1

January 31, 2019 | C-SPAN | Justine Hastings

PSTC economist Justine Hastings participated in a Brookings Institute forum on evidence-based policymaking.

EPA advisory limit for PFAS "may not provide a sufficient margin of safety" for drinking water, says PSTC epidemiologist David Savitz.

A committee chaired by PSTC epidemiologist David Savitz heard from veterans Monday about the health effects of antimalarial drugs.

Churning, yes, but no exodus

January 16, 2019 | Panama City News Herald | Elizabeth Fussell

PSTC demographer Elizabeth Fussell notes population "churning" following hurricane in Florida.

Migrants may live longer and contribute more taxes, says a report co-authored by PSTC sociologist Michael J. White.

PSTC economists noted for their use of data in economics research.