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Oct 23, 2017

Many argue the Great Recession could have been ameliorated through strategic policies, but the government ignored warning signs of coming economic distress. Instead, increased borrowing incited a financial and real estate boom, which resulted in a bubble that eventually burst.

Oct 20, 2017

American-backed forces say they have taken control of Raqqa, the northern Syrian city that has been the de facto capital of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Oct 18, 2017

Leading conservative thinker David Frum was one of the earliest and most prominent conservative voices to come out in opposition to President Donald Trump.

Oct 13, 2017

Anne Case MPA ’83, Ph.D. ’88 was elected a member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), formerly the Institute of Medicine.

Oct 13, 2017

Three Princeton University researchers are connected to this year’s winner of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize: the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). ICAN is a coalition of nongovernmental groups from 100 countries working on a treaty to eradicate nuclear weapons.

Oct 12, 2017

This episode is about one of Sam Wang’s favorite topics: gerrymandering.

Oct 11, 2017

When home prices rise, households tend to borrow and spend more. But economists have had trouble identifying exactly what causes that relationship. Is it that when a house becomes worth more, borrowers are able to offer more collateral to secure a loan?

Oct 11, 2017

The following is a compilation of media clips in which WWS faculty members have been mentioned, cited or quoted. This list is updated weekly. If an item is missing, please email, and we will add it promptly.

Oct 11, 2017

Elizabeth Levy Paluck, a professor of psychology and public affairs at Princeton University, has been awarded a 2017 MacArthur Fellowship.

Oct 10, 2017

Reports indicate that President Donald Trump plans to “decertify” the Iran nuclear deal on grounds that Iran hasn’t lived up to the agreement. The news comes ahead of a looming Oct. 15 deadline, on which day the Trump administration must certify to Congress that Iran is adhering to the deal.