News & Awards

News Clips: Week of Feb. 27 - Mar. 5

Mar 3, 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.

Honouring service of permanent value rendered to society — MMFA Awards (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Why Is the Government Still Obsessing Over GDP Statistics?
The Wire (Angus Deaton)

500 years ago, China destroyed its world-dominating navy because its political elite was afraid of free trade
Business Insider (Angus Deaton)

Infrastructure, planning must breach wealth divide
The Australian (Angus Deaton)

US pays a high social price for its shrinking manufacturing sector
The Australian Business Review (Angus Deaton)

How the psychology of money affects your wealth
TODAY (Angus Deaton and Daniel Kahneman)

It's time for a Watergate-style select committee on Russiagate
CNN by Julian Zelizer

Trump seeks to capitalize on its conciliatory message to Congress
La Nación (Julian Zelizer)

Trump's Bogus Immigration Claims Come Straight From Nativist Groups And Fringe Right-Wing
Media Matters for America (Marta Tienda)

Gene therapy lets a French teen dodge sickle cell disease
New York Times (Keith Wailoo)

America's household debt binge *was* about income inequality
FT Alphaville (Atif Mian)

Checking in on Our Growing Gig Economy in California
Fox and Hounds (Alan Krueger)

The Muslims Who Aren't Celebrating Mahershala Ali's Oscar Win
The Atlantic (Atif Mian)

Former NAACP president Ben Jealous weighs run for Maryland governor
Baltimore Sun (Benjamin Jealous)

How History Judges Past Presidents' Debut Before Congress
WBUR (podcast featuring Julian Zelizer)

Pain is the silent epidemic that India's health systems are failing to handle (Keith Wailoo)

Scientists Think There Are 4 Workplace Personalities—Which Is Yours?
Glamour (Lee Silver)

Shaky Jobs, Sluggish Wages: Reasons Are at Home
New York Times (Julian Zelizer) 

The paradox of education system in the US
The Express Tribune (Alan Krueger)

Trump's Mysterious Stock Boom
The New Yorker (Atif Mian)