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Courtney Boen (PSC/PARC Research Associate) was quoted in an article in The Atlantic about non-medical solutions, such as paid sick leave, to combat effects of the pandemic.

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21 May 2020

Rachel Werner (PARC Research Associate) wrote a piece for the Health Policy$ense blog entitled, "In The Time of COVID-19, We Should Move High-Intensity Postacute Care Home."

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21 May 2020

New Korean Millennials Research Brief: Choi, Jaesung and Bae, Hannah, "Changes in Early Labor Market Outcomes Among Young College Graduates in South Korea." 2020. Korean Millennials Research Briefs, No. 9. May 13, 2020.

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15 May 2020

Pilar Gonalons-Pons (PSC/PARC Research Associate) wrote an op-ed article for The Philadelphia Inquirer about coronavirus and gender differences in domestic work, child care, and home schooling.

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15 May 2020

Mary Ersek (PARC Research Associate) recently penned an article for The Philadelphia Inquirer entitled, "Amid Coronavirus, America’s Nursing Homes Have Become a National Tragedy."

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11 May 2020

Rachel Werner (PARC Research Associate) was quoted in a new LDI article about how the COVID-19 virus has impacted nursing homes.

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08 May 2020

Harsha Thirumurthy (PSC/PARC Research Associate) was featured in a recent Penn Today article "Disease Knows No Borders" about his paper in the Journal of International Affairs.

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08 May 2020

Courtney Boen (PSC/PARC Research Associate) and co-authors penned an article published in The Hill about the racial, ethnic and class disparities among COVID-19 patients.

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08 May 2020

Kevin G. Volpp (PSC/PARC Research Associate), David Asch, and Ralph Muller look to best practices in science and business to offer guidance on how to handle the current coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.

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23 April 2020

G. Adriana Perez (PARC Research Associate) was featured in a Penn LDI article about a particularly vulnerable population in Philadelphia. More »

22 April 2020

Mark D. Neuman (PARC Research Associate) was quoted in a Penn Today article about measuring the risk among clinicians who intubate patients
with COVID-19.

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21 April 2020

Mark V. Pauly (PSC/PARC Research Associate) recently wrote an article for The Philadelphia Inquirer about what the coronavirus pandemic could mean for health insurance premiums.

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20 April 2020

Scott D. Halpern (PARC Research Associate) was quoted in a Washington Post article about COVID-19 patients and recovery after ventilation.

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20 April 2020

Iliana Kohler (PSC/PARC Research Associate) received an LDI research grant for a project entitled, “At the Frontline of the Pandemic in a Resource-Limited Setting: Health Care Providers and COVID-19 in Malawi.”

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20 April 2020

Rachel M. Werner (PARC Research Associate) and LDI colleague, David Grande, penned an article published in The Washington Post about the prospect of reopening the economy and stopping the spread of COVID-19.

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20 April 2020

Rachel M. Werner (PARC Research Associate) and Alison M. Buttenheim (PSC Research Associate) were featured in an LDI Virtual Seminar, the first in the new "Experts at Home" series. More »

20 April 2020

Irma T. Elo (PSC/PARC Research Associate) and Emilio Parrado (PSC/PARC Research Associate) are among a group of researchers featured in a Penn Today article about the 2020 Census. More »

20 April 2020

Scott D. Halpern (PARC Research Associate) advises using a written document for healthy people wishing to make end-of-life choices known. Read more at The Philadelphia Inquirer. 

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20 April 2020

Atheendar Venkataramani (PSC/PARC Research Associate) says the U.S. does not have the public health infrastructure to foster a speedy economic recovery from the pandemic. Read more at NBC News. 

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16 April 2020

Mark D. Neuman (PARC Research Associate)  said current statistics of health care workers infected with COVID offer only limited insight into whether health care workers are contracting the virus at a higher rate than the rest of the population. Read more at The Wall Street Journal.

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14 April 2020

Olivia S. Mitchell (PSC/PARC Research Associate) talks with Wharton Business Daily on Sirius XM about the downsides of 401(k) loans. 

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14 April 2020

Jason Karlawish (PARC Research Associate) discusses his latest STAT op-ed and explains what ICU delirium looks like in patients with dementia. Read more at Being Patient.

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14 April 2020

Research from Heather Schofield (PSC/PARC Research Associate) finds that after more than three weeks of daily 30-minute naps, employees at a data-entry job were 2.3% more productive and invested more of their money into savings accounts. Read more at MIT Sloan News

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13 April 2020

Mark V. Pauly (PSC/PARC Research Associate) argues that other U.S. industries need more financial aid than the health care sector during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more at Bloomberg Law

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12 April 2020

Scott D. Halpern (PARC Research Associate) created guidelines to help hospitals make critical care decisions. Read more at The Washington Post.

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07 April 2020

Scott D. Halpern (PARC Research Associate) explains how ventilators keep people alive and buy time for something else—often a therapy—to heal the lungs. Read more at The Washington Post.

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06 April 2020

Scott D. Halpern (PARC Research Associate) is interviewed on the stark decisions critical care clinicans will have to face when treating more COVID-19 than current resources allow. Read more at the San Francisco Chronicle.

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04 April 2020

Iliana Kohler (PSC/PARC Research Associate) is now a LDI Senior Fellow. LDI’s more than 300 Senior Fellows are leaders in interdisciplinary health services and health policy research and have helped guide health policies at all levels of government and the private sector. 

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03 April 2020

New Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC): Florian, Sandra, Chenoa Flippen, and Emilio Parrado. 2020. "The Labor Force Trajectories of Immigrant Women: Intersecting Personal Characteristics and Migration Dynamics." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2020-45.

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02 April 2020

Mark V. Pauly (PSC/PARC Research Associate) discuss the potential impact of a COVID-19 “all clear” being announced too soon. Listen here: Wharton Business Daily. 

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02 April 2020

New Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC): Ciancio, Alberto, Fabrice Kämpfen, Iliana Kohler, Daniel Bennett, Wändi Bruine de Bruin, Jill Darling, Arie Kapteyn, Jürgen Maurer, and Hans-Peter Kohler. 2020. "Know Your Epidemic, Know Your Response: COVID-19 in the United States." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2020-44.

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31 March 2020

Scott D. Halpern (PARC Research Associate) discusses how hospitals decide which COVID-19 patients to treat first. Listen here.

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31 March 2020

Mark V. Pauly (PSC/PARC Research Associate) comments on how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect health insurance premiums in the private sector. Read more at The Philadelphia Inquirer. 

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31 March 2020

Kevin G. Volpp (PARC/PSC Research Associate) writes about his idea to move the patients to the ventilators, instead of moving ventilators to the patients who need them. Read more here.

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31 March 2020

Rachel M. Werner (PARC Research Associate) discusses the false tradeoff between economic health and public health. Read more at The Washington Post.

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31 March 2020

Scott D. Halpern (PARC Research Associate) discusses ethical guidelines for hospitals in allocating critical care resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more at ABC News. 

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25 March 2020

Scott D. Halpern (PARC Research Associate) discusses the possibility of Do Not Resuscitate orders for all coronavirus patients. Read more at The Washington Post.

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25 March 2020

In a recent Viewpoint article for JAMA Network, Jason Karlawish (PARC Research Associate) writes on how to translate the discovery of covert consciousness to clinical practice. 

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16 March 2020

Mark V. Pauly (PSC/PARC Research Associate) wrote a piece published in The Philadelphia Inquirer about coronavirus testing and why the government should pay Americans to take the Coronavirus test.

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13 March 2020

Research by Atul Gupta (PARC) and collaborators investigating the effects of private-equity backed nursing homes featured in Instituitional Investor.

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11 March 2020

Congratulations to Courtney Boen (PSC/PARC Research Associate), on getting funding from the Network on Life Course Health Dynamics and Disparities in 21st Century America (NLCHDD) for a pilot project titled, “The Roles of State and Local Immigration Policy in Shaping Patterns of Health Inequality”. More »

09 March 2020

 The work and insight of PSC & PARC Research Associate Olivia S. Mitchell, profiled in the IMF Finance & Development magazine.

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04 March 2020

Courtney Boen (PSC/PARC Research Associate) was recently named "Member of the Month" by the Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science.

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04 March 2020

Olivia Mitchell (PSC/PARC Research Associate) and Nick Roussanov will teach a new Wharton course on financial literacy in the Fall 2020. 

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03 March 2020

Jason Karlawish (PARC) and Richard Bartholomew engaged in a conversation using personal experiences about the history and present state of Alzehimer's Disease Care. Read more at the Penn Memory Center. 

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03 March 2020

David S. Mandell (PSC Research Associate), Molly Candon (PARC Research Associate) and co-author write about the problems with buprenorphine waivers and its effect on opiod treatments. Read more at the Penn Center for Mental Health 

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02 March 2020

Olivia S. Mitchell (PSC/PARC Research Associate) talks to Megan Leonhardt about how much millenials should save right now to retire at 67. Read more here 

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26 February 2020

PARC Associte Risa Lavizzo-Mourey appears on A Different Kind of Leader podcast to share her experiences in making difficult decisions & facing challenges head-on to address health disparities and healthcare coverage expansion in the US.

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25 February 2020

A recent NBER working paper by Olivia S. Mitchell (PSC/PARC Research Associate) was recently featured in Marketwatch. The study shows that using target-date funds as 401(k) plan defaults makes participants far more likely to invest in them.

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22 February 2020

Morgan Hoke (PSC/PARC Research Associate) is quoted in a SAPIENS article that investigates the features of Baby Yoda that makes it adorable. 

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20 February 2020

New Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC): Batyra, Ewa, Hans-Peter Kohler, and Frank Furstenberg. 2020. "Changing Gender Gaps in the Timing of Partnership Formation in Sub-Saharan Africa." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2020-43. 

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19 February 2020

A recent study by Olivia S. Mitchell (PSC/PARC Research Associate) and collaborators about the role of financial literacy in retirement planning was featured in Business Times

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19 February 2020

The proposal spearheaded by Alison M. Buttenheim,(PSC Research Associate) and Harsha Thirumurthy, (PSC/PARC Research Associate) have been named in the Top 100 in the MacArthur Foundation 100&Change competition, which offers a single $100 million grant to help solve one of the world’s most critical social challenges.

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19 February 2020

CGTN's Sean Callebs spoke to Hans-Peter Kohler (PSC/PARC Research Associate) about the economic impact of slowing population growth. 

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19 February 2020

Research by Kevin G. Volpp (PSC/PARC Associate) cited in Medium article about applicable nudge insights to the health field.

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19 February 2020

New Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC): Gonalons-Pons, Pilar, Christine Schwartz, and Kelly Musick. 2020. "Changes in Couples’ Earnings Following Parenthood and Trends in Family Earnings Inequality." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2020-42. 

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18 February 2020

A study by Olivia S. Mitchell (PSC/PARC Associate) and co-author about the effects of "Rothification" for employees and tax revenue was mentioned in the Wall Street Journal and Wharton Business Daily.

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17 February 2020

New Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC): Ciancio, Alberto, Fabrice Kämpfen, Hans-Peter Kohler, and Iliana Kohler. 2020. "Health Screening for Emerging Disease Burdens Among the Global Poor." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2020-41. 

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14 February 2020

In a recent article by The Economic TimesOlivia S. Mitchell (PSC/PARC Research Associate) recommends changes to how people save and invest. 

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14 February 2020
Hyunjoon Park (PSC/PARC Research Associate) and co-author summarize their research findings on the effects of the changing marriage market in South Korea. For more information, please visit Omnia More »
13 February 2020

Congratulations to PARC Associate Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA, on being named one of Becker’s Hospital Review’s 25 medical pioneers to celebrate this Black History Month.

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13 February 2020

Olivia S. Mitchell (PSC/PARC Research Associate) explains how the administration’s proposed 2021 budget affects retirement benefits for employees. Read more at InvestmentNews.

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12 February 2020

Kevin G. Volpp (PSC/PARC Research Associate) co-authored a study which found that when patients were 32% more likely to continue sending health data to the research team than those using wearables. Read more here 

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07 February 2020

Morgan Hoke (PSC/PARC Associate) was featured in Penn Today about the Penn Anthropology colloquium and her research on nutrition and growth.

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07 February 2020

PARC Associate Jason Karlawish, who is the director of the Roybal Center Pilot Care presented on the history of the Alzheimer's treatment and care in a special lecture celebrating the launch. The new center - Roybal Center for Palliative Care in Dementia will be led by Scott D. Halpern. 

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06 February 2020

Revised and updated Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC): Amin, Vikesh, Jere Behrman, Jason Fletcher, Carlos Flores, Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, and Hans-Peter Kohler. 2019. "Mental Health, Schooling Attainment and Polygenic Scores: Are There Significant Gene-Environment Associations?." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2020-24.

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05 February 2020

Scott D. Halpern, MD, PhD (PARC Associate) has been named the inaugural John M. Eisenberg Professor in Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. For more information about this award, visit here.

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05 February 2020

Alison M. Buttenheim (PSC Research Associate) and Harsha Thirumurthy (PSC/PARC Research Associate) have received a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to establish a first-of-its-kind nudge unit focused on HIV prevention in South Africa. They will co-lead this three-year initiative with their colleagues at HE²RO. More »

05 February 2020

A recent study by Jason Karlawish (PARC Associate) and co-authors outlines current issues in participant notificiation following large-scale drug trials closure and identifies ways for all stakeholders to improve going forward. For more information, visit JAMA Neurology.

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04 February 2020

New Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC): Kämpfen, Fabrice 2020. "The Effects of Negative Economic Shocks at Birth on Child Health in Sub-Saharan Africa." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2020-40.

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03 February 2020

Mark V. Pauly (PSC/PARC Research Associate) was interviewed by Senator Bill Frist on A Second Opinion Podcast.

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03 February 2020

Olivia S. Mitchell (PSC/PARC Research Associate) explains that 40% of older Americans dealing with debt, rising housing costs, student loans, and medical expenses to Chris Taylor of Reuters.

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31 January 2020

Irma T. Elo (PSC/PARC Research Associate) was quoted in an NBC article about the slight rise in U.S. Life Expectancy since 2014.

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30 January 2020

New Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC): Ciancio, Alberto, Adeline Delavande, Hans-Peter Kohler, and Iliana Kohler. 2020. "Mortality Risk Information, Survival Expectations and Sexual Behaviors." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2020-39. 

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29 January 2020

Olivia S. Mitchell (PSC/PARC Research Associate) and Stephen P. Utkus of Vanguard find that target date funds can pay retirement savers higher returns with lower risk in their new study. See also Plansponsor and Canadian Investment Review

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29 January 2020

Research about the varying quality of end-of-life care in the different hospital units led by Scott D. Halpern (PARC Research Associate) and co-authors was published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. See also Beckers Hospital Review.

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27 January 2020

In an artilce titled "An All-Out War on Alzheimer's at NIH" posted on CQ, comments from PARC Associate Jason Karlawish are mentioned. 

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27 January 2020

Olivia S. Mitchell (PSC/PARC Research Associate) who served on the 2014-5 Chilean Pension Reform Commission, explains that proposed pension reforms thus far will help but not solve Chile’s old-age system problems. Read more here

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24 January 2020

 Research by Atheendar Venkataramani (PSC/PARC Associate) on how to increase the lenght of life for the poorest among us has been cited in a recent article by Los Angeles Times.  

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24 January 2020

An article by GoodHousekeeping featured research by Linda H. Aiken (PSC/PARC Research Associate) in an attempt to explain the cause of nurse shortages in schools.

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24 January 2020

Another recession by end-2021 predicted by 7 of 10 economists, Olivia S. Mitchell (PSC & PARC Associate) outlines steps you can take now to shore up your retirement savings and overall finances with Dan Loney on the Wharton Business Daily podcast.

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23 January 2020

According to new, large Penn Medicine study led by Scott D. Halpern (PARC Research Associate) in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. The research challenges a common belief that dying in the ICU is a less favorable experience than dying elsewhere in the hospital.

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23 January 2020

Study by Jason Karlawish (PARC Research Associate) and collaborators that investigated physician-assisted death attitudes among those with an Alzheimer disease biomarker was highlighted as a “Best Advance of 2019 in Cognitive Neurology/Dementia” by Neurology Today.

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23 January 2020

New Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC): Anand, Paul, Jere Behrman, Hai-Anh H. Dang, and Sam Jones. 2019. "Does Sorting Matter for Learning Inequality? Evidence from East Africa." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2019-38.

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21 January 2020

New Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC): Behrman, Jere, Yuan Hu, and Junsen Zhang. 2020. "The Causal Effects of Parents' Schooling on Children's Schooling in Urban China." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2020-37. 

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21 January 2020

New Population Center Work Paper (PSC/PARC): Behrman, Jere, C. Simon Fan, Xiangdong Wei, Hongliang Zhang, and Junsen Zhang. 2020. "After-School Tutoring, Household Substitution and Student Achievement: Experimental Evidence from Rural China." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2020-36. 

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21 January 2020

Alison M. Buttenheim (PSC Research Associate) and Harsha Thirumurthy (PSC/PARC Research Associate) were featured in a collection of behavioral science projects titled “Imagining the Next Decade of Behavioral Science.” Read more about their projects here.

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21 January 2020

Olivia S. Mitchell (PSC & PARC Associate) is mentioned in Business Insider article, the article explores the effect of increased longevity and low investment returns on retirement. 

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21 January 2020

 Atheendar Venkataramani (PSC/PARC Research Associate) was quoted in Healio article about how social mobility may decrease income-based life expectancy gap.

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21 January 2020

On this episode of WHYY's Radio Times, Lisa Walke and Norma B. Coe (PARC Research Associate) discuss the financial and social tradeoffs individuals and families make to afford care, whether at home, in a nursing facility or assisted living community and the push to age in place and look at caregiver and geriatrician shortages.

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16 January 2020

New Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC): Chen, Yi, and Hanming Fang. 2020. "The State of Mental Health Among the Elderly Chinese." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2020-35.

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15 January 2020

New Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC): Chen, Yi, and Hanming Fang. 2019. The Long-Term Consequences of Family Planning in Old Age: Evidence from China's "Later, Longer, Fewer" Campaign. University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2019-34.

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15 January 2020

A research paper by Samuel H. Preston (PSC/PARC Research Associate) and co-authors released today in PLOS One  show that U.S. Drug Deaths Might Be Twice as High as Thought. The article has been cited in U.S. More »

15 January 2020

Olivia S. Mitchell (PSC/PARC Research Associate) and John D. Stoll at the Wall Street Journal discuss the changing definition of retirement, and how this will impact work options.

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10 January 2020

New Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC): Kohler, Iliana, Chiwoza Bandawe, Alberto Ciancio, Fabrice Kämpfen, Collin Payne, James Mwera, James Mkandawire, and Hans-Peter Kohler. 2020. "The Mature Adults Cohort of the Malawi Longitudinal Study of Families and Health (MLSFH-MAC)." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2020-33. 

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09 January 2020

Congratulations to Principal Investigators, Atul Gupta and David S. Mandell, alongside Co-Investigators, Alison M. Buttenheim, Norma Coe, and Harsha Thirumurthy, on receiving 2020 LDI pilot research grants. The various early stage health services research projects target challenges in health and health care delivery. More »

09 January 2020

A new study by Atheendar Venkataramani (PSC/PARC Associate) and co-authors links eroding economic opportunity to opiod deaths. Read more in Penn Today.

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08 January 2020

Irma T. Elo was featured in an NBC investigative report about how neighborhood affects longevity. Watch the full clip here.

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07 January 2020

New educational apps and games can also boost financial literacy & understanding, says Glenn Gillis at Independent Online. The study cited findings from research done by Profs. Annamaria Lusardi of GWSB and Olivia S. Mitchell of Wharton. 

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07 January 2020

An opinion piece written by Mark V. Pauly (PSC/PARC Research Associate) and Ari Friedman on how to solve the problem of overcrowding in the emergency room was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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06 January 2020

New Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC): Myroniuk, Tyler, Hans-Peter Kohler, and Iliana Kohler. 2020. "Marital Dissolutions and Changes in Mental Health: Evidence from Rural Malawi." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2020-32.

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02 January 2020

Irma T. Elo (PSC/PARC Research Associate) was featured in an NBC investigative report about the massive effort to involve thousands of temporary workers and experts in the 2020 U.S. Census. 

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02 January 2020