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Title Description Tags State
Global Trends of Mask Usage in 19 Million Adults Faculty Associate Frauke Kreuter and colleagues are using large scale data gathered on Facebook to get a sense of public understanding about mask-wearing Health in Social Context, Big data, Research, Faculty impact, Survey Methodology external
Improving Educational Equity and Engagement During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond Amy Lewin and Kevin Roy work with Montgomery County, Maryland, public schools Social and Economic Inequality, Regional News, Research, Faculty impact external
Engaging Women in the Market for Mobile Money Faculty Associate Jessica Goldberg awarded National Science Foundation three-year grant to examine questions of participation and impact for women Labor market, Faculty impact, Women, Research, Social and Economic Inequality, Gender, Family, and Social Change external
Kinship, Nuptiality and Child Health Outcomes in a Low Income Urban Area - JAMAA na AFYA ya MTOTO (JAMO) Sangeetha Madhavan PI, with Kristen Stoebenau, Kenneth Leonard and Michael Wagner Research, Gender, Family, and Social Change, Faculty impact, Africa, Social networks, Madhavan external
Work mobility during COVID NSF Rapid Response project will examine job restructuring, policy effects Health in Social Context, Social and Economic Inequality, Faculty impact, Research external
Investigating Determinants of Educational Attainment and Achievement in Mexico NSF award funds collaboration between scholars at the University of Maryland and the University of Pennsylvania to study the effects of supply-side and demand-s... Mexico, Faculty impact, Research, Education, Social and Economic Inequality, Longitudinal Study, Parker, Petra Todd, Grant support external
Promoting Economic Recovery After COVID-19 Melissa Kearney and colleagues offer bi-partisan plan for economic recovery Coronavirus, Labor market, Faculty impact, Kearney, Social and Economic Inequality, Economics, Research external
NSF RAPID Study on the 2020 Coronavirus Social Impacts Long Doan along with Faculty Associates Liana Sayer, Sociology, and Jessica Fish, Family Science, will examine the social impacts of the 2020 Coronavirus pandem... Research, Fish, Coronavirus, Sayer, Faculty impact, COVID-19, Health in Social Context, Social and Economic Inequality external
Using New Policy Parameter to Study Early Childhood Intervention for Low Birth-weight Infants Erich Battistin examines a relatively understudied early-childhood intervention for low birth-weight infants using new policy parameter Health in Social Context, Research, Battistin, Faculty impact, Early Childhood Intervention, Childhood, Child health, Children external
Exploring perceived coercive aspects of transactional sex in Central Uganda Kirsten Stoebenau examines the Central Uganda Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW)'s participation in transactional sex Women, Women's Health, Faculty impact, Research, Uganda, Stoebenau, Gender, Family, and Social Change external
Standard measures of Unemployment make U.S. labor market looks a bit too tight Katharine Abraham and John Haltiwanger examine U.S. labor market tightness by addressing the limitations of the standard measures Labor market, Abraham, Faculty impact, Social and Economic Inequality, Haltiwanger, Research external
Reproductive readiness predicts a woman’s non-use of contraception in the postpartum months in U.S. Michael S. Rendall and Monica L. Caudillo examine reproductive readiness in U.S. Women’s Postpartum Non-Use of Contraception Caudillo, Health in Social Context, Rendall, Faculty impact, Research external
Trends in stratification of pre-marital childbirth Kirsten Stoebenau and Sangeetha Madhavan examine impact of economic inequality through NICHD R03 Faculty impact, Gender, Family, and Social Change, Research, Social and Economic Inequality external
Empirical evidence on the unintended consequences of the one-child policy in terms of child trafficking in China Implementation of the one-child policy and deep-rooted cultural preference for boys have together significantly increased both child abandonment and child abduc... Galiani, Human trafficking, China, Gender, Family, and Social Change, Migration and Immigrant Processes, Child abduction, Faculty impact, Research external
Advanced School Progression Relative to Age and Early Family Formation in Mexico Mónica Caudillo Demography article re-examines education outcomes in light of advanced school progression by age Health in Social Context, Demography, Gender, Family, and Social Change, Faculty impact, Research external
Boudreaux examines men's life expectancy in cities Demography paper with External Affiliate Andrew Fenelon finds "remarkable increases" Men's health, Health in Social Context, Research, Faculty impact external
The Impact of Work Requirements on Program Participation and Labor Supply Mary Zaki and her colleagues published a working paper analyzing the effects of work requirements on SNAP participation, beneficiary composition, and labor supp... Zaki, Faculty impact, Research, Social and Economic Inequality external
Public Health Researchers Win Data Contract to Study LGBTQ Health Disparities Access to new dataset opens up research opportunities Research, Fish, Boekeloo, LGBTQ, Health in Social Context, Health Disparities, Faculty impact external
Climate change is not a simplistic comparison of apartheid but entails global cooperation to deal with it Alok Bhargava responds to Desmond Tutu's Comparison of Climate Change as Developed Countries' "Climate Apartheid" On the Poor Social and Economic Inequality, Migration and Immigrant Processes, Bhargava, Faculty impact, Research external
Dynamism diminished: The role of housing markets and credit conditions John Haltiwanger looks at the effect of housing market shocks on young businesses and start-ups Labor market, Economics, Faculty impact, Research, Social and Economic Inequality external