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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.

Melissa Kearney analyzes COVID-19  Social Insurance on EconoFact

Melissa Kearney analyzes COVID-19 Social Insurance on EconoFact

Cash payments provide a financial lifeline through this time of income loss. Workers in the hardest-hit industries have low earnings and few savings.

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Katharine Abraham featured in The New York Times on Coronavirus Depression

Katharine Abraham featured in The New York Times on Coronavirus Depression

The U.S. government is trying to build, at great speed, a three-legged stool to prevent long-lasting economic depression from the Coronavirus outbreak

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Marian Moser Jones featured in FiveThirtyEight on how COVID-19 can affect political campaigns in U.S.

Marian Moser Jones featured in FiveThirtyEight on how COVID-19 can affect political campaigns in U.S.

Presidential campaign may be severely affected with the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the public life in different ways, but history shows U.S. can manage the election during rough times

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Rashawn Ray comments on police-community relations

Rashawn Ray comments on police-community relations

Fox 5 Washington D.C. program examines (non)use of cameras in Prince Georges County

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