A 2014 NEJM article "Incidence of Childhood Obesity in the United States" by 2006 alumnus Solveig Argeseanu Cunningham made in onto the Altmetric 2014 Top 100 publications of the year list in 74th place, see more statistics and information about who discussed/cited this work here and also just won The More »
A 2014 article by PSC Associates Linda H. Aiken and Matthew D. More »
Angela Duckworth is cited in New York Times article about teaching emotional learning.
Dennis Culhane and a Penn research team report declines in homelessness.
Hans-Peter Kohler and Jere R. Behrman have been involved in the Copenhagen Consensus Project: Post-2015 Consensus and have contributed this paper: Population and Demography Assessment Paper.
Linda H. Aiken of Penn Nursing has received the Lienhard Award from the Institute of Medicine.
GGD Alumnus Mikko Myrskylä has just been appointed as Director of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research.
Angela Duckworth is cited in National Geographic article about the difference between Grit and IQ.
Janice Madden is quoted in Penn News article about the Alice Paul Center at Penn.
New PSC Working Paper: Park, Hyunjoon and Jae Kyung Lee. 2014. "Growing Educational Differentials in the Retreat from Marriage among Korean Men." PSC Working Paper Series, PSC 14-5.
Hans-Peter Kohler and Thomas Anderson's research on South Korean fertility published in Asian Population Studies was cited in the Washington Post.
New PSC Working Paper: Preston, Samuel, Ezra Fishman, and Andrew Stokes. 2014. "Lifetime Probability of Developing Diabetes in the United States." PSC Working Paper Series, PSC 14-4.
New PARC Working Paper: Larson, Sam M., Fernando Cochero, Owen R, Jones, Lawrence Williams, and Eduardo Fernandez-Duque. 2014. "Age and sex specific mortality of wild and captive populations of a monogamous primate (Aotus sp.)." PARC Working Paper Series, WPS14-01.
Jerry Jacobs is cited in Time article about work-life balance.
Recent graduate Andrew Stokes discusses his research in the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI) Blog in an entry entitled: "Explaining the Obesity Paradox" and it his research is also discussed in Reporting On Health.
Mark Pauly's research is cited in an article about the costs of insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
On WHYY's Newsworks, Mark Pauly discusses insurance premiums during the first year of the Affordable Care Act marketplace.
Hyunjoon Park, Jere R. Behrman and Jaesung Choi's recent article in Demography on single-sex schools in Seoul has been one of the top downloaded articles and is one of the highest ranked articles mentioned in social media. More »
David Mandell is cited in Wall Street Journal article "Can You Really Afford a New Child?"
Irma T. Elo has been reappointed to the Swedish Initiative for Research on Microdata in the Social And Medical Sciences Scientific Advisory Board (SIMSAM SAB) from September 2014 through August 2015.
Irma T. Elo has been reappointed for a three-year term to the Census Scientific Advisory Committee of the US Census Bureau.
Janice Madden is mentioned in Penn News article about one of her students.
Mark Pauly comments on the Hobby Lobby decision.
Janice Madden is quoted in Forbes article about the gender wage gap.
Research by Mark Pauly shows that older women are paying more under the Affordable Care Act.
Mark Pauly is mentioned in the Washington Post for his analysis of the cost of care under the Affordable Care Act.
David Mandell is quoted Reuters article "Costs of autism add up: study".
Sarah Tishkoff's work on the ability to digest milk and the development of pastorialism was discussed in the Penn Almanac.
Jerry Jacobs is cited in Huffington Post article about working parents.
Pamela Cacchione was selected by the Doctoral Student Organization (DSO) for the Barbara J. Lowery DSO Faculty Award.
Angela Duckworth's research is mentioned in Entrepreneur.
New PSC Working Paper: Watkins, Susan C., Naomi Rutenberg, Steve Green, Charles Onoko, Kevin White, Nadra Franklin, and Sam Clark. 2014. "'Circle No Bicycle': Fieldwork in Nyanza Province, Kenya, 1994-1995." PSC Working Paper Series, PSC 14-2.
Andrew Stokes' research is highligted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article entitled: "Check Up: New study recalculates weight's effect on mortality risk."
Andrew Stokes is featured in an article in the PennNews entitled "Penn Researcher Finds Mortality Risks of Being Overweight or Obese Are Underestimated."
John Q. Trojanowski's research on tau becomes toxic and spreads from cell to cell in diseasesd brains is discussed in a recent Penn Medicine press release: "Penn Medicine Receives $1.45 Million to Speed Research for Rare Neurodegenerative Diseases: CurePSP to Partner with Penn Medicine to Raise Additional Funds."
Jerry A. Jacobs' research on enrollment in STEM fields is discussed in the Chronile of Higher Education.
Tukufu Zuberi will speak at the Inaugural Symposium: The Future of Race and Science: Regression or Revolution? on April 11, 2014, which is discussed in the Penn Current.
Angela Lee Duckworth discusses her research in a Penn Current article about speaking at the Penn Annual Disabilities Symposium on Friday, April 11, 2014.
Matthew McHugh is quoted in New York Times article about nurse education levels affect on death rate.
Eduardo Fernandez-Duque's research is discussed in the Penn Current "Owl monkey fathers are faithful and doting dads."
Eduardo Fernandez-Duque's research is highlighted in the Penn News in an article entitled "Owl Monkeys Don’t Cheat, Penn Study Shows; Intense Fathering Plays a Role."
Paul Allison and fellow collaborators, Gino Cattani, of New York University, and Simone Ferriani, of the University of Bologna, have published a study titled “Insiders, Outsiders, and the Struggle for Consecration in Cultural Fields: A Core-Periphery Perspective” according to a Penn News article. More »
Sarah Tishkoff is part of the Penn Team that has linked "Africans’ Ability to Digest Milk to Spread of Cattle Raising."
Arun Hendi is the winner of the 2013 Etienne Van de Walle Prize for the best graduate student paper in demography for his paper "Globalization and Contemporary Fertility Transitions."
Kevin G. Volpp discusses incentives for healthy habits in an article on The Conversation entitled "Should we pay people to look after their health?"
Kevin G. Volpp has been named Vice Chair of Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine, see the Penn Almanac for details.
Janice Madden is cited in Citylab.com article about the importance of gayborhoods.
Daniel E. Polsky comments in the Almanac & in the LDI Health Economist on the new incubator for health-related investigators formed by three Penn centers which supports interdisciplinary research at Penn.
Loretta S. Jemmott and John Jemmott are featured in Penn News article about a new HIV research in South Africa.
Emilio Parrado is appointed a Penn Fellow.