In the News
August 11, 2018 | The Hill | Jessaca Leinaweaver
Anthropologist Jessaca Leinaweaver writes about the 2020 Census citizenship question and the possibility of doing demography without numbers.
August 10, 2018 | Barron's | John Friedman
Economist John Friedman finds students of good teachers are less likely to experience teen pregnancy, more likely to go to selective colleges, and later earn more.
Women in India pay more, travel farther, and attend lower ranked colleges in order to stay safe, says study by PSTC alum Girija Borker.
August 3, 2018 | Education Week | Matthew Kraft
Instructional coaching for teachers improves instructional practice and student achievement, says PSTC associate Matthew Kraft.
August 2, 2018 | Slate | Emily Oster
You can’t find reliable diet advice in the news, says PSTC economist Emily Oster. And the studies are themselves subject to significant bias.
August 1, 2018 | The College Fix | Glenn Loury
PSTC economist Glenn Loury examines the statistical model used for Harvard admissions.
July 31, 2018 | New York Times | John Logan
The census is becoming a political tool, says sociologist John Logan in regard to the proposed citizenship question.
July 30, 2018 | Michigan Radio (NPR) | David Savitz
Widespread use of PFAS means new contamination sites are “almost inevitable,” says PSTC epidemiologist David Savitz.
Teacher coaching proves effective as a new form of professional development and improves student outcomes, says PSTC associate Matthew Kraft.
July 25, 2018 | Slate | Jesse Shapiro
The internet had less impact on the 2016 elections than many think, says a new study by Jesse Shapiro.