News & Awards

News Clips: Week of April 30 - May 6

May 3, 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.

Trump's ambassador to Germany is former San Diegan Ric Grenell
The San Diego Union-Tribune (Ryan Crocker)

Tepid Wages, Participation Mute Celebration on U.S. Jobless Rate
Bloomberg (Alan Krueger)

U.S. April Jobs Report 'Perfectly Solid,' Says Krueger
Bloomberg (Alan Krueger)

Surveillance: No Need for the Fed to Panic, Coronado Says
Bloomberg (Alan Krueger)

Why Opioid Makers Are Being Sued for Premium Hikes
Bloomberg (Alan Krueger)

Trump's Palestine plan! (Daniel Kurtzer)

Democrats focus on midterms
Click2Houston (Julian Zelizer)

Myth Debunked: More money means more happiness!
Times of Malta (Angus Deaton and Daniel Kahneman)

Jobless rate falls to 3.9% for April, but labor report called mixed bag
ArkansasOnline (Alan Krueger)

Unemployment Plunge Raises Stakes in Fed’s Goldilocks Conundrum
The Wall Street Journal (Alan Blinder)

Democrats, focus on midterms -- not Trump impeachment talk
CNN (by Julian Zelizer)

Titan of Terror: The left-wing acolytes who say Karl Marx can't be blamed for the millions slaughtered in his name are deluded - bloodshed was at the heart of his philosophy
Daily Mail (Stephen Kotkin)

Abbas Isn't the Real Problem
The Algemeiner (Salam Fayyad)

How Should We Combat the Stress of Living in Chinese Megacities?
Sixth Tone (Susan Fiske)

Pakistanis Have Lost Their Shit After The National Assembly Approved A Resolution To Rename The Abdus Salam Centre (Atif Mian)

U.S. Economy Adds 164,000 Jobs in April
The Wall Street Journal (Alan Blinder)

Novume Solutions, Inc. Issues Letter to Stockholders
Digital Journal (Marta Tienda)

Survival And Restoration Of China's Native Forests Imperiled By Proliferating Tree Plantations
Eurasia Review (David Wilcove)

Suicide and Drug Use Are Still Rising Across the U.S.
Pacific Standard (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Report finds steep increase in suicide, drug and alcohol deaths (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Trump could turn a subpoena to his advantage (Julian Zelizer)

QAU physics department: Twitterati reacts to misinterpreted NA resolution by Safdar
The Express Tribune (Atif Mian)

US economists urge Trump to avoid protectionist mistakes of the 1930s
The Jakarta Post (Alan Blinder)

Real Time Economics: The Fed | Chinese Trade Politics | Jobs Guarantee
Wall Street Journal (Rory Truex)

‘What the hell — why don’t I just go to Harvard and turn my life upside down?’
The Harvard Gazette (Shirley Tilghman)

Survival and restoration of China's native forests imperiled by proliferating tree plantations
ScienceDaily (David Wilcove)

The Alt-Ostrich Movement
The American Interest (Alan Krueger)

'Deaths of despair' on the rise
Duluth News Tribune (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

‘Deaths of despair’ see massive spike in U.S.
The Washington Times (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Brussels budget blockbuster is in danger of falling flat
Financial Times (Harold James)

Trump could turn a subpoena to his advantage
CNN (by Julian Zelizer)

10 lessons from 1930s Germany for democracies today
World Economic Forum (by Harold James)

Survival and restoration of China’s native forests imperiled by proliferating tree plantations
Infosurhoy (David Wilcove)

On Iran, President Trump should listen to The Donald (Frank von Hippel)

Howard Joins National Gun Violence Consortium
Town Topics (Heather Howard)

Democrats need to stop believing this myth about Trump's base
CNN (by Julian Zelizer)

Trump escapes ‘swamp’ for another Washington, in Michigan
Daily Times (Julian Zelizer)

Why More Women Are Falling Off The Corporate Glass Cliff
Huffington Post (Henrik Kleven)

Politicians and misguided economic policy
The Daily Star (Alan Blinder)

The Limits of Antitrust Enforcement
Boston Review (Alan Krueger)

Trade wars can be ‘fantastically disruptive,’ the IMF’s historian warns
CNBC (Harold James)

My Advice for High School Graduates: Learn a Trade
OtherWords (Alan Blinder)

California ruling a 'seismic shift' for gig economy workers
KPVI (Alan Krueger)

Ten Weimar Lessons
Project Syndicate (by Harold James)

For a Former Foster Kid, “Poverty Porn” Is Personal
Slate (Eldar Shafir)

Democrats Ready To Double Down On Identity Politics In 2020
Hot Air (Julian Zelizer)

Does Starbucks Understand the Science of Racial Bias?
The Atlantic (Betsy Levy Paluck)