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July 24, 2018 | MarketWatch | Emily Oster
Lottery jackpots are overwhelming played by low-income Americans, says a MarketWatch article that cites research by PSTC economist Emily Oster.
July 9, 2018 | Quartz | Emily Oster
Quartz cites PSTC economist Emily Oster's research on challenges of determining breastfeeding benefits.
Article cites research by PSTC trainee Ieva Zumbyte on the "motherhood penalty."
June 9, 2018 | Portland Press Herald | Matthew Turner
Widening highways doesn't relieve traffic congestion, says PSTC economist Matthew Turner.
May 31, 2018 | American Enterprise Institute | Zhenchao Qian
A new report on millennials cites research on interracial marriage in the U.S. by PSTC sociologist Zhenchao Qian.
May 31, 2018 | Wired | John Friedman
PSTC economist Jesse Shapiro comments on the use of phone data, even when phone owners are unaware.
May 29, 2018 | RI NPR | John Logan
Providence white-Hispanic segregation is among highest in the nation, says PSTC demographer John Logan.
May 25, 2018 | Daily Mail | Emily Oster
May 24, 2018 | Mathmatica Policy Research | Matthew Kraft
Study co-authored by PSTC Assistant Professor of Education Matthew Kraft addresses the impact of teacher evaluations on supply of new teachers.
May 23, 2018 | Marketplace | John Friedman
College is an incredible boost to upward mobility but students need to decide wisely about where to go, says PSTC economist John Friedman.