News & Awards

News Clips: Week of Jan. 23 - 29

Jan 28, 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 emailĀ, and we will add it promptly.

IMF: Peru fiscal management, best in the region
Andina (Angus Deaton)

How Budget 2017 can tackle healthcare issues without affecting fiscal math much
FirstPost (Angus Deaton)

Experiments in Development from Every Angle: A Review of Tim Ogden's new book
The World Bank (Angus Deaton)

It's the economists, stupid
BusinessMirror (Angus Deaton)

Davos this year: Genie let out of the bottle cannot be put back
The Financial Express (Angus Deaton)

Will Trump Deregulate Employment to Create New Jobs, Gigs or What?
Spend Matters (Alan Krueger)

President Trump's dangerous war on the media
CNN by Julian Zelizer

Why Employment-Based Health Insurance Is Ailing
WNYC (podcast featuring Uwe Reinhardt)

Trump's Wall Is About Rage, Not Immigration
Bloomberg (Douglas Massey)

Another Bogus Obamacare Argument From Donald Trump And Paul Ryan
Huffington Post (Uwe Reinhardt)

Doomsday Clock ticks closer to apocalypse (Michael Oppenheimer)

In Possible Policy Shift, Trump Reportedly Mulls Blacklisting Muslim Brotherhood as Terror Group
Haaretz (Dan Kurtzer)

Barack Obama's Memoir Could Fetch $20 Million Advance
Hollywood Reporter (Julian Zelizer)

Report: Populist leaders often add to corruption they vow to rid from governments
Yahoo News (Kim Lane Scheppele)

This is why authoritarian leaders use the 'Big Lie'
Washington Post (Stephen Kotkin)

Trump continues push for barriers with orders to build Mexico wall, expand deportations
The Globe and Mail (Douglas Massey)

Alan Blinder Says the Fed Isn't Dysfunctional
Bloomberg (podcast featuring Alan Blinder)

Trump's Plans to Cut Arts and Culture Funds Have Local Implications
Town Topics (Stanley Katz)

Age limit on e-cigs causes rise in pregnant teens smoking
Daily Mail (Janet Currie)

Paying doctors bonuses for better health outcomes makes sense in theory. But it doesn't work.
Vox (Uwe Reinhardt)

Jobs of the future? Get set to create them for yourselves
The Straits Times (Alan Krueger)

Lawrence Summers: It's time for business leaders to wake up about Trump
Salt Lake Tribune (Alan Blinder)

GenePeeks Launches Preconception Test for Combined Risk of Passing on More than 1,000 Serious Genetic Diseases
Yahoo! Finance (Lee Silver)

Reforming affirmative action, the right way
The Cavalier Daily (Marta Tienda)

How do we measure well-being?
Catch News (Marc Fleurbaey)