Social Policy and Policy Analysis
September 15, 2022
Professor Morris Kleiner is co-editor of a new book, "Grease or Grit: International Case Studies of Occupational Licensing and Its Effects on Efficiency and Quality," published by Upjohn Press.
August 15, 2022
PhD student Shuyi Deng has been selected to participate in the Social Equity Summit October 6-8, 2022 in Charlottesville, Virginia.
May 25, 2022
PhD student Nishank Varshney, along with Professors Judy Temple and Arthur Reynolds, published the paper, Early Education and Adult Health: Age 37 Impacts and Economic Benefits of the Child-Parent Center Preschool Program, in the Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis.
March 15, 2022
Professor Samuel Myers Jr. has been appointed to serve on the U.S. Transportation Research Board (TRB) Standing Committee on Contracting Equity. He began his three-year term in April.
April 14, 2022
The 2022 Economic Report of the President includes a section on occupational licensing and its impact on the labor market, referencing ongoing research by Professor Morris Kleiner and Assistant Professor Janna Johnson.
April 27, 2022
Research scientist Angie Fertig is part of a new $3.25 million research project to measure the impact of structural racism and discrimination (SRD) on the health and emotional well-being of individuals across the life course.
June 1, 2022
Social policy research scientist Angie Fertig collaborated on a recent study examining the relationship between food insecurity and health care spending in Minnesota.
June 14, 2022
Professor Samuel Myers Jr. co-edited the June 2022 special issue of the Journal of Economic Literature, "Symposium on Race and Economic Literature."