News & Awards

News Clips: Week of Dec. 25 - 31

Dec 27, 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.

Study: More low birth-weight babies born near fracking wells
Elko Daily Free Press (Janet Currie)

Study: Emissions from Fracked Wells Linked to Low Birthweight Babies
El Paso Herald-Post (Janet Currie)

The Top Books of 2017
The American Interest (Stephen Kotkin)

Intellectual Order in a Chaotic World
The Indian Express (Stephen Kotkin)

Across the U.S., tight labor markets threaten to squeeze growth
Providence Journal (Alan Krueger)

2018's challenge: Too many jobs, not enough workers
Daily Herald (Alan Krueger)

A Princeton economist has a theory for why there are so few women in economics
Quartz (Anne Case)

US Life Expectancy Declines For The Second Year In A Row
The Fix (Anne Case)

Foreign leaders say US is losing stature
Greenfield Recorder (Daniel Kurtzer)

Reverberations from Trump's Jerusalem Move (Daniel Kurtzer)

For Communities Of Color, Startup Funding Efforts Can Hold Promise And Pitfalls
Fast Company (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Why Education Matters to Your Health
The Chronicle of Higher Education (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

LETTERS: Act not to curtail risks of fracking
Gazette & Herald (Janet Currie)

Fact-checking Trump's tweet about cold weather and climate change
PBS News Hour (Michael Oppenheimer)

How climate change could drive immigration to the U.S. from Mexico
WKYC3 (Michael Oppenheimer)

The Replication Crisis in Science
The Wire (Susan Fiske)

The gig is up
Nature (Alexandre Mas)

2018's challenge: Too many jobs, not enough workers
Charleston Gazette-Mail (Alan Krueger)

How the news media distorts black families
The Washington Post (Martin Gilens)

Princeton Study Links Fracking to Low Birth-weight Babies
Public News Service (Janet Currie)

The five big questions for year two of the Trump presidency
CNN (by Julian Zelizer)

Greenies, Globalists Decry Trump Reversal of Obama Policy on Climate “Security Threat”
The New American (Michael Oppenheimer)

Deterring Illegal Immigration by Separating Parents and Children
The Atlantic (Douglas Massey)

The Individual Mandate — Gone, but Not Forgotten
Inside Sources (Paul Starr)

A Nobel Prize-winning economist thinks we’re asking all the wrong questions about inequality
Quartz (Angus Deaton)

The health care debate will never be the same after 2017
Vox (Paul Starr)

San Francisco's Skyline, Now Inescapably Transformed by Tech
The New York Times (Alison Isenberg)

My New Year's resolution is to fail more and apologize less
Minneapolis Star Tribune (Johannes Haushofer)

Almost Half of Americans Think Media Invent ‘Fake News’ About Trump
Sputnik International (Andrew Guess)

Trump’s strategy for dealing with North Korea is in shambles
Vox (Aaron Friedberg)

Valley Voice: Can't Trump this year!
The Conway Daily Sun (Julian Zelizer)

Board Games To Fight Bias
NPR (Betsy Levy Paluck)

Climate change forces will influence some 41,000 people to migrant to the United States over the next 50 years.
TeleSUR (Michael Oppenheimer)

The 100-year capitalist experiment that keeps Appalachia poor, sick, and stuck on coal
Quartz (Angus Deaton)

When Welfare Sabotages Lives
Project Syndicate (Eldar Shafir)

School Closures Threaten Long-Term Prospects for Blacks In Baltimore, Beyond
Atlanta Black Star (Alan Krueger)

American Life Expectancy Is Declining for the Second Year in a Row, and Things Will Probably Get Worse
Splinter (Anne Case)

Trump claims he's boosting U.S. influence, but many foreign leaders see America in retreat
Los Angeles Times (Daniel Kurtzer)

For the second year, life expectancy is shortened due to drug overdoses
The Insider Car News (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

US Life Expectancy Decreases Second Straight Year As Opioid Overdoses Rise Newburgh Gazette
Newburgh Gazette (Anne Case)

Inequality, unfairness and how to bridge the wealth gap
Arab News (by Angus Deaton)

4 Reasons for a Surprising Change in Racial Incarceration Trendlines
Alternet (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Fake news is a threat to humanity, but scientists may have a solution
The Guardian (Martin Gilens)