Samuel H. Preston and Irma T. Elo's recent study forthcoming in the journal Population and Development Review on New York City's mortality decline is discussed in the New York Times.
Jason Schnittker writes on "Crime and Health" in the Faculty Opinion section of the Fall/Winter 2013 Penn Arts & Sciences Magazine.
Tukufu Zuberi is interviewed in an article entitled "The Teachable Moment," in the Penn Arts & Sciences Magazine.
Tukufu Zuberi interviewed about the life and legacy of the late Nelson Mandela in philly.com.
Emilio A. Parrado discusses immigration reform inertia in an interview in SAS Frontiers.
Kevin G. Volpp discusses his research on temptation bundling on Knowledge@Wharton in the article "Using ‘The Hunger Games’ to Encourage Healthier Choices."
Joseph Kable's research on self-control is discussed in a The New York Times Sunday Review.
Sarah Tishkoff's latest genetic research published in the journal of Molecular Biology and Evolution on the ability of people to detect bitterness in food is discussed in the Penn News.
Olivia S. Mitchell is quoted in a New York Times article entitled: "The Payoff in Waiting to Collect Social Security."
Sarah Tishkoff's research on bitter flavors and taste was covered on NPR's the salt.
Call for Submissions: Etienne van de Walle Prize for Best Graduate Student Paper in Demography: Due 20 December 2013.
Kevin G. Volpp is quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on a program to promote healthy eating habits.
Mark V. Pauly comments on those eligible for free policies under the Affordable Care Act in the New York Times.
Olivia S. Mitchell is discusses debt in relation to retirement savings in a recent Washington Post article.
Olivia S. Mitchell appeared on the RadioTimes with Marty Moss-Coane program on WHYY discussing Financial Literacy.
Olivia S. Mitchell comments on baby boomers debt and delayed retirement in USA Today.
Mark V. Pauly discusses his views on health care exchange in an article in USA Today.
Tukufu Zuberi is interviewed about his new documentary, African Independence, on WHYY's Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane program.
Tukufu Zuberi is interviewed for Philly.com.
Olivia S. Mitchell discusses her survey reserach on the financial literacy of Americans in a New York Times article.
Mark V. Pauly is comments about Obamacare subsidies in an article on Politico.com.
Kevin Volpp's research profiled in Penn Medicine News.
Camille Z. Charles has been named a Fellow at the Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law & Justice at New York University.
Angela Duckworth has been selected as a 2013 MacArthur Fellow.
An article on aging in India by Apoorva Jadhav has appeared in The Hindu Business Line.
Hans-Peter Kohler is quoted in a September 6, 2013 New York Times article about the fertility rate in the United States.
Kristen Harknett says parents are less likely to be unemployed than their childless counterparts.
Jason Schnittker is quoted in the Penn News discussing a student research project on diet and exercise.
Aiken's research on nurse staffing ratios is quoted in an article in the New York Times entitled "When No One Is on Call".
Olivia S. Mitchell is interviewed about her research on financial literacy in a Wall Street Journal article about paying off mortgages before retirement.
Angela Duckworth says perseverance can be taught.
Mark Pauly looks at hospitals hiring only non-smokers from an economic perspective.
Kevin Volpp discusses the “connected health movement” in Knowledge@Wharton.
Dennis Culhane and Tom Byrne of the School of Social Policy & Practice have helped to create an interactive Web-based application, Homelessness Analytics.
Irma Elo has been elected Chair of the ASA Section on the Sociology of Population.
Olivia S. Mitchell makes some financial suggestions for newlyweds in the Wall Street Journal.
Mark V. Pauly discusses fixing the Affordable Care Act in the Los Angeles Times.
Mark Pauly discusses the move of health care jobs from the hospital to outpatient home care.
Tukufu Zuberi, Camille Charles, and Grace Kao talk about the lack of racial and ethnic diversity at the top of many Ivy League schools.
Sarah Kagan has developed a new online course available via Coursera entitled "Growing Old Around the Globe".
According to Kevin Volpp employer-based wellness incentives are not as simple as just paying someone for doing the right thing.
Jerry Jacobs is cited in TIME for helping design a study on working motherhood.
Press Release: Jere R. Behrman leads the Grand Challenges Grant Project, related articles appear in the Penn Almanac and on page 7 of the SAS Magazine.
A new collaboration between Penn Nursing and Agnes Irwin, a private girls' school, is spurred by Loretta Jemmott.
Michael Katz has been elected to the American Philosophical Society (APS).
Olivia Mitchell comments on the practice of living abroad after retirement to make the most of your savings.
Olivia Mitchell comments in the New York Times on working abroad after retirement.
Collin Payne and Hans-Peter Kohler's research with J. More »
Mark Pauly is quoted in an article about the wide range of hospital billing.
Linda Aiken has been named winner of the 2013 Velji Project of the Year Award for her global research using performance measures to demonstrate the critical impact of nurses on hospital patient outcomes.
Tukufu Zuberi has curated two major exhibitions on black history: “Tides of Freedom: African Presence on the Delaware River” and "Black Bodies in Propaganda: The Art of the War Poster."
Grace Kao is featured in SAS Frontiers in an article about her studies of the immigrant experience and its effect on educational outcomes.
Kevin G. Volpp discusses health-care costs in a story on Marketplace Health Care.
Olivia S. Mitchell's recent research on financial literacy is cited in an article in the Chicago Tribune.
Mark V. Pauly comments on coordinated care in a New York Times article about Medicaid.
Jason Schnittker is quoted about studying the link between prison time and mental illness in US News and World Report.
A New York Times article cites the research Flavio Cunha has done with James Heckman into the importance of early childhood education.
Samuel Preston has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. Congratulations!
Joeseph Kable is featured in the NBC News Red Tape Chroniclies.
New PSC Working Paper: Greenwood, Jeremy, Philipp Kircher, Cezar Santos and Michèle Tertilt. 2013. "An Equilibrium Model of the African HIV/AIDS Epidemic." PSC Working Paper Series, PSC 13-03.
Kevin G. Volpp's study on weight loss incentives and hihs recently published article in the Annals of Internal Medicine are highlighted in a press release in the Penn News.
Tukufu Zuberi comments on his recent documentary and African Independence in USA Today.
Mark V. Pauly comments on urgent care in Delaware in a WHYY First Extra Edition video.
Sam Preston's research was cited in an article in the Boston Globe's "Brainiac" segment.
Jessica Ho's research is featured in Penn Current.
New PSC Working Paper: Fedor, Theresa M., Hans-Peter Kohler, and Jere R. Behrman. 2013. "The Impact of Married Individuals Learning HIV Status in Malawi: Divorce, Number of Sexual Partners, Condom Use with Spouses." PSC Working Paper Series, PSC 13-02.
Joseph Kable's research challenges assumptions about the "marshmallow" test.
Andrew Stokes' research was highlighted in dailyRX.
Olivia S. Mitchell comments on the article "How to retire on just $25,000 in the bank" on Marketplace.
Janice F. Madden is quoted in a New York Post article on how U.S. census shows that more people are moving to NYC.
The 2013 Penn @ PAA document is now available.
Kevin G. Volpp shares his thoughts about a judicial ruling against New York’s soda regulation in the New York Times.
Kevin G. Volpp is quoted about the expanding interest in using cash as an incentive for dieters to lose weight on NPR.
Tukufu Zuberi's new film, African Independence, was highlighted in SAS Frontiers.
Chenoa Flippen's research on Hispanic migration patterns was featured in SAS Frontiers.
Joseph Kable has been named the Baird Term Assistant Professor of Psychology in the School of Arts & Sciences.
A recent paper by Hyunjoon Park, Jere Berhman and Jaesung Choi has been highlighted in the Huffington Post article "Do Boys Face More Sexism Than Girls?"
Olivia S. Mitchell talks about how the middle class can manage risk better in Business Week.
John MacDonald has been appointed to the fifth cohort of Penn Fellows.
Tukufu Zuberi has been awarded two top honors at the recent San Diego Black Film Festival, including Best Documentary and Best Director, for his feature-length film titled African Independence. The film traces the story of the African continent since enslavement and colonization by Europeans.
Mark V. Pauly's co-authored an article in Forbes magazine with Howard Kunreuther on improving insurance decision making.
Richard Berk comments on how computers are helping predict an individual’s potential to commit crime for Newsworks.
Kevin G. Volpp comments on health-care costs being included for the first time on W-2 forms in an article on NewsWorks.
Tukufu Zuberi contributes his thoughts about "communicative revolution" on The Huffington Post.
New PSC Working Paper: Kohler, Hans-Peter, Stéphane Helleringer, Jere R. Behrman and Susan C. Watkins. 2013. More »
In SAS Frontiers, John MacDonald discusses America’s relationship with guns.
Olivia S. Mitchell discusses corporate spending on pensions on NPR.
A Penn research team led by Eduardo Fernandez-Duque has uncovered the benefits of monogamy among a population of owl monkeys in Argentina.
Emilio Parrado has been named one of the Delaware Valley’s Most Influential Latinos by the Impacto Latin Newspaper.
A study authored by Linda Aiken has concluded that poor patient outcomes thought associated with hospital hiring of temporary nurses are more likely the result of poor working conditions within the hospitals themselves than with the nurses hired to alleviate shortages.
A study co-authored by Jason Schnittker shows that many of the most common psychiatric disorders found among former inmates, including impulse-control disorders, emerge in childhood and adolescence and predate incarceration.
Sam Preston was interviewed on HuffPost Live about Americans dying younger than people in other developed countries.
Jonathan Klick of Law and John MacDonald of Criminology point to widespread cell-phone use as a factor in a "remarkable" crime-rate drop in the ‘90s.
Samuel H. Preston comments on fire arms and homicide in a New York Times article on health and longevity.
Mark V. Pauly along with co-author Jonathan Kolstad discuss small firms and health reform in a Forbes article.