Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Dean Cecilia Rouse has been elected to a one-year term as vice president of the American Economic Association (AEA).
“Everything is so interconnected and I think the course is a great opportunity to understand the economic climate.”
—Laura Zachary, MPA ’15
Mathematical modeling has tremendous potential for developing and guiding public health initiatives to address some of the world's most pressing public health issues through cost-effective means. But like any powerful tool, modeling comes with limitations. Addressing these barriers – along with strengthening the connections between analysts and policy makers – is vital for communicating science in clear and meaningful ways. This is the crux of an argument presented by the Wilson School's C. Jessica Metcalf in the latest issue of Epidemics.