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MPRC faculty contribute to theoretical and applied developments in their various fields as well as to discussions that impact public policy. Some recent news stories are abstracted below.

Desai on India’s population prospects

Desai on India’s population prospects

India will become the most populous country in the world during the 21st century

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Abraham on Alan Krueger

Abraham on Alan Krueger

Katherine Abraham was part of the panel remembering Alan Krueger's impact

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Rashawn Ray comments on Phoenix police statistics

Rashawn Ray comments on Phoenix police statistics

City police discharged weapons in 2018 more often than any other American city

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Kearney comments on income inequality for CNBC

Kearney comments on income inequality for CNBC

People believing the system is rigged against them is not only damaging to Democracy but also to the functioning of the economy

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Leonard organizes 37th BREAD Conference

Leonard organizes 37th BREAD Conference

Major networking and discussion event a cross-section of development economics leadership

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Sayer’s findings important element of new report

Sayer’s findings important element of new report

Moms with husbands, live-in male partners are sleeping less and doing more housework than single mothers.

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Kearney on incentives for saving money

Kearney on incentives for saving money

Saving money while winning prizes is an incentive that customers are not biting on

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NIH Paylines Improve

New standards encourage R01, R03, R21 submissions

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Sandra Hofferth interviews Daniel Hamermesh

Sandra Hofferth interviews Daniel Hamermesh

Comments on work-non-work balance, trends for rich-country time use, and labor market participation changes since 2000

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Fenelon on life expectancy decline

Fenelon on life expectancy decline

The rise in drug overdoses and suicides is not the only factor that contributed to an "extraordinary" small three-year decline in American life expectancy rates

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Christina Getrich releases "Border Brokers"

Christina Getrich releases "Border Brokers"

U.S.-born children of Mexican immigrant families develop resiliency and agency while bearing the scars of laws and policies

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