Scholar in WWS' Office of Population Research (OPR) Sophie Moullin in The Independent.
Professor James Trussell and research specialist in WWS' Office of Population Research (OPR) Kelly Cleland on MSNBC.
WWS' Angus Deaton on WHYY's "The Pulse."
Graduate students, faculty and staff from the Woodrow Wilson School (WWS) raised $13,000 for the Isles Youth Institute in Trenton, N.J., during the Sixth Annual Woodrow Wilson Action Committee (WWAC) Service Auction Dec. 6, 2013, in Robertson Hall.
A study of 41,133 mothers and their children in Arkansas shows that high pregnancy weight gain increases the risk of obesity in those children through age 12. The findings, published Oct. 1 in PLoS Medicine by Princeton University, suggest pregnancy may be an especially important time to prevent obesity in the next generation.
If more children from low-income families graduated from college, income inequality would fall and economic opportunity would increase. A major barrier to a college education for students from low-income families is that they are poorly prepared to do college work.
During the Junior Summer Institute, a seven-week program hosted by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, 35 rising college seniors from across the country and around the world immersed themselves in the world of policymaking with a curriculum designed to prepare participants for advanced degrees...
The onset of the Great Recession and, more generally, deteriorating economic conditions lead mothers to engage in harsh parenting, such as hitting or shouting at children, a team of researchers has found. But the effect is only found in mothers who carry a gene variation that makes them more likely to react to their environment.