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Camille Charles of the School of Arts & Sciences says in an interview with Plan Philly and a Penn News article, “We need to figure out how can we have gentrification and maintain affordable housing so it actually benefits people who have lived in the community.”

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20 December 2016

Camille Charles speaks about disappearing low-cost rental housing in federal genrtification study in WHYY segment.

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20 December 2016

Olivia Mitchell is quoted in a Bloomberg article about social security, cash, and retirement.

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20 December 2016

Irma Elo and Arun Hendi are quoted in a new NPR article about life expectancy in the U.S.

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09 December 2016

Dirk Krueger and John MacDonald were two of five conferences awarded grants will address a variety of issues related to economic policy, infrastructure, housing in the future, diversity and more: The Philadelphia Workshop on Macroeconomics and Economic Policy, in which Dirk Krueger, professor of economics in Arts & Sciences, will pool academics and researchers from across Penn and policy institutions to present and discuss macroeconomic research and fiscal policies at the Federal Res More »

28 November 2016

Richard Berk's project on big data and criminal justice and their policy implications is mentioned in this Omnia article "Turning Ideas into Action."

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21 November 2016

Mark Pauly is quoted in NPR article about GOP Healthcare.

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15 November 2016

Mark Pauly is quoted in USA Today article "Growth in workers' premiums slow as deductibles pick up the slack".

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14 September 2016

John MacDonald examines the relationship between natural habitat and crime in new Omnia article

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09 September 2016

Hyunjoon Park and Grace Kao are awarded $1.34 Million from Academy of Korean Studies for a new project.

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08 September 2016

Daniel Cohen, along with David Wachsmuth of McGill University and Hillary Angelo of the University of California, Santa Cruz have publish a new study in Nature  about how current conversations about urban sustainability are too narrowly focused, ignoring regional and global impacts and leaving out key grassroots groups with social justice agendas. More »

31 August 2016

Hanming Fang is awarded by the China Research & Engagement fund in the newest issue of the Penn Almanac.

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31 August 2016

New Working Paper: Payne, C.F., I.V. Kohler, C. Bandawe, K. Lawler, and H.-P. Kohler. 2016. "Cognitive Health among Older Adults: Evidence from Rural Sub-Saharan Africa." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC) WP2016-3.

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01 August 2016

Hans-Peter Kohler's work on social networks in Malawi is mentioned in a recent Penn Current article about his newly funded Gates Foundation work in India with Cristina Bicchieri.

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28 July 2016

New PSC/PARC Working Paper: Sudharsanan, N., J.R. Behrman, and H.-P. Kohler. 2016. "Limited Common Origins of Multiple Adult Health-Related Behaviors: Evidence from U.S. Twins." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC) WP2016-2.

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28 July 2016

Kevin Volpp is cited in NPR article about the use of science in healthy meal choices.

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07 July 2016

Welcome, Dorothy Roberts, the newest PSC Research Associate. More »

30 June 2016

Linda H. Aiken presented Mary D. Naylor, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, With AcademyHealth Distinguished Investigator Award. Naylor was nominated by Linda H. Aiken, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Claire M. Fagin Leadership Professor in Nursing, Professor of Sociology, and Director of the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, and the first nurse to be awarded this honor. “Dr. More »

27 June 2016

Richard Berk and his co-investigator Susan Sorenson have found that using machine learning at arraignment proceedings for domestic violence offences can help reduce repeat offending and this research which appeared in the The Journal of Empirical Legal Studies was discussed by the Penn News in February and More »

01 June 2016

Alison Buttenheim is cited in LDI article about applying behavioral economics to the issue of vaccine acceptance.

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19 May 2016

David Mandell is quoted in NPR article about insurance mandates for Autism treatments.

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11 May 2016

Andres Castro is this year's Nancy Fariss Paper Award recipient for best paper in Latin American and Latino Studies written by a current graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania.

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04 May 2016

Samuel H. Preston's research with recent graduate Andrew Stokes on the health consequences of body weight was highlighted in a Wall Street Journal debate "Are There Health Benefits to Being Overweight?"

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10 April 2016

Population Association of America 2016 Nominations include: Presidential nomination for Irma T. Elo, Nomination Committee nomination for Hans-Peter Kohler, and Board of Directors nomination for former graduate Quincy Stewart ('01).

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18 March 2016

Camille Charles of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the benefits of enrolling in ethnic studies in an The Atlantic (and Penn News) article.

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07 March 2016

Matthew McHugh has found in a new study that patients who undergo elective hip and knee surgery in hospitals with inadequate nurse staffing and poor nurse work environments, are more likely to require re-hospitalization.

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02 March 2016

Ezra Fishman's research on physical activity, mortality, and aging is featured in the Penn News.

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25 February 2016

A research study led by Alison Buttenheim of Penn Nursing focused on cases of pertussis (whooping cough) which have increased dramatically over the past five years, putting infants at risk of serious illness or death. The group valuated the feasibility and impact of different interventions aimed at increasing the number of vaccinated caregivers. More »

03 February 2016

A study by Alison Buttenheim found that vouchers for whooping cough vaccines did not increase vaccination rates amongst caregivers of infants.

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03 February 2016

A new study by Linda Aiken, Jeffrey Silber and Matthew McHugh has shown that post-surgery outcomes are better at Magnet hospitals with high nursing ratings, and that is achieved with the same or lower costs than at other hospitals.

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20 January 2016

Dennis Culhane and John Fantuzzo discuss their initiative to use integrated data systems to affect social policy reform on the Brookings Institute's Up Front blog.

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19 January 2016

A new study from Hans-Peter Kohler finds that AIDS treatment even benefits people in Malawi who are not infected and not taking the medicine.

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05 January 2016

A study conducted by Kevin Volpp and several others found that financial incentives in the form of health insurance premium adjustments were not effective in motivating people to lose weight.

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05 January 2016

Sam Preston and Andrew Stokes' obesity research is highlighted in News Medical Life Sciences & Medicine.

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05 January 2016