News & Awards

News Clips: Week of April 16 - 22

Apr 17, 2018

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.

US unilateralism undermining coalitions to better compete with China
East Asia Forum (Robert Keohane)

On that day the Hub’s Potter reported on D.C.
Kearney Hub (Ryan Crocker)

Onassis Prizes 2018
City University of London (Gene Grossman)

After Leaving the White House, Will Paul Ryan Run for President?
CheatSheet (Nolan McCarty)

Grant Bosse: Fossil fuels are an environmental miracle
New Hampshire Union Leader (Gene Grossman and Alan Krueger)

Students as Debt Slaves
Common Dreams (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

The Great Risk to Our Prosperity Is Not the Next Recession
RealClear Markets (Mark Watson)

The world is not as gloomy, or wonderful, as you may think
Financial Times (Angus Deaton)

A Tale of Two Realities
Project Syndicate (Angus Deaton)

Research & Commentary: Missouri Should Require Proof Licensing Rules Are Necessary Before They Are Approved
The Heartland Institute (Alan Krueger)

Opioids And Unemployment: America's Real Recipe For Despair
WorldCrunch (Anne Case, Angus Deaton and Alan Krueger)

The Week Ender: Happenings April 20-22
YaleNews (Salam Fayyad)

Sense Of Mission ‘Increasingly Difficult To Find’ In Today’s U.S. Military, Former Marine Says
WAMU 88.5 (Ryan Crocker)

America's nuclear headache: old plutonium with nowhere to go
Yahoo! (Frank von Hippel)

The next big thing for Democrats: Medicare for all
The Washington Post (Paul Starr)

Black Intellectuals Tasked With Forging Connections
Diverse Issues in Higher Education (Benjamin Jealous)

Companies like Starbucks love anti-bias training. But it doesn’t work — and may backfire.
Vox (Betsy Levy Paluck)

SurveyMonkey defies Silicon Valley labor caste system, offering contract workers full benefits
CNBC (Alan Krueger)

Silicon Valley has a labor caste system. Workers at $2 billion firm SurveyMonkey want to end it
Yahoo! Finance (Alan Krueger)

Ten Questions for Economists Downplaying Entitlement Costs
Economics21 (Alan Krueger)

Israel Fears if Russia Gives Assad S-300 Missile Systems, It May Reignite Syria Tinderbox
Newsweek (Ryan Crocker)

Maryland Gubernatorial Forum Expands Potential Audience (Benjamin Jealous)

Stormy and scandal serve Trump's agenda
CNN (by Julian Zelizer)

Boosting employment rate is unlikely to curb opioid use
ScienceDaily (Janet Currie)

The Wages of Tax Reform Are Going to America's Workers
The Wall Street Journal (Alan Krueger)

Urging a response to ‘deaths of despair’
The Harvard Gazette (Angus Deaton)

US at ‘inflection point’ with Syria, says former ambassador
CNBC (Ryan Crocker)

4 essential elements of a U.S. strategy on Syria
Brookings Institution (Ryan Crocker)

Democratic congressman on Syria: 'We cannot let chemical attacks go unanswered'
CNBC (Ryan Crocker)

Trump: Prisoner of the war party
The World (Ryan Crocker)

Russia Analytical Report, April 9-16, 2018
Russia Matters (Ryan Crocker)

Mission Far From Accomplished in Syria: Strikes Won’t Deter Future Chemical Attacks or End Slaughter
Russia Matters (Ryan Crocker)

'Advice and Dissent' Review: What They Don't Teach in Econ 101
The Wall Street Journal (Alan Blinder)

The Future of Well-Being in a Tech-Saturated World
Pew Research Center (Douglas Massey)

Paid leave benefit policy needs to take into account the future of work
AEIdeas (Alan Krueger)

Charlotte's poor struggle to move up
The Charlotte Observer (Alan Krueger)

Boosting employment rate is unlikely to curb opioid use
Medical Xpress (Janet Currie)

Managing the risk of fake news (Stephen Kotkin)

Hans Rosling's 'Factfulness' and Other Books on Progress
Inside Higher Ed (Angus Deaton)

The End of the Strong Speaker
The Atlantic (by Julian Zelizer)