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PSTC economist Glenn Loury discusses the persistence of racial inequality in the U.S. with Jason Riley at a Manhattan Institute event.
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.
February 12, 2019 | New York Times | John Friedman
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.
PSTC economist Justine Hastings participated in a Brookings Institute forum on evidence-based policymaking.
January 29, 2019 | M Live | David Savitz
EPA advisory limit for PFAS "may not provide a sufficient margin of safety" for drinking water, says PSTC epidemiologist David Savitz.
January 28, 2019 | WUSA9 | David Savitz
A committee chaired by PSTC epidemiologist David Savitz heard from veterans Monday about the health effects of antimalarial drugs.
PSTC demographer Elizabeth Fussell notes population "churning" following hurricane in Florida.
January 11, 2019 | Fortune | Michael J. White
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.