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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.

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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Cabrera on parent-child interactions

Cabrera on parent-child interactions

Overall, children tend to show more positive emotions during intrusive play with their fathers than with their mothers

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Pope on how majors get chosen

Pope on how majors get chosen

Natural experiment at the U.S. Military Academy provides look at student decision making

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Marsh comments on the National Law Enforcement Museum failing

Marsh comments on the National Law Enforcement Museum failing

Former U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush were not enough to make the National Law Enforcement Museum a success

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Cohen on snowplowing parenting

Cohen on snowplowing parenting

21st century parents are capable of trespassing ethical and legal boundaries to keep their children's future obstacle-free

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Cohen research aids examination of infidelity and marriage

Cohen research aids examination of infidelity and marriage

What if infidelity is a hidden factor helping to stabilize marriages which would otherwise end in divorce?

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