News & Awards

News Clips: Week of Jan. 8 - 14

Jan 8, 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.

Beyond minimum wage increases
VCReporter (Alan Krueger)

Entrepreneurs: Here's Good News For 2018
Forbes (Alan Krueger)

SOS: Stopping Opioid Slaughter
PhilanthropyRoundtable (Anne Case, Angus Deaton, & Alan Krueger)

Economic Outlook (Alan Krueger)

A Government Permission Slip to Work?
Investor's Business Daily (Alan Krueger)

The hidden story behind lower life expectancy
The Hill (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Hayward: Trump claims to 'know the answer' to drug crisis, but experts disagree about causes
Breitbart (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Why a better economy won't stop the opioid epidemic
Vox (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

‘You have a problem’: CNN historian says Trump can only blame himself for ‘explosive’ racism debate
Raw Story (Julian Zelizer)

ANALYSIS: One year in, Donald Trump has redefined the presidency
ABC News (Julian Zelizer)

Fake news' went viral in 2016. This expert studied who clicked.
NBC News (Andrew Guess)

Trump's profanity delights supporters, horrifies etiquette experts
Reuters (Julian Zelizer)

Podcast: ‘What The Health?’ Should You Work For Your Medicaid Coverage?
Kaiser Health News (Paul Starr)

The Reality Show In The White House
WBUR (Julian Zelizer)

These Claims About 'Chain Migration' Are Not Accurate
The New York Times (Marta Tienda)

Opening India's Economy to Corporate America: “Retail Apocalypse” to Save the American Dream?
Centre for Research on Globalization (Angus Deaton)

Wolfe: As midterm elections near, take a deeper look at harmful campaign finance laws
The Daily Northwestern (Martin Gilens)

Why are so many Americans crowdfunding their healthcare?
Financial Times (Paul Starr)

The 'Oprah2020' hashtag bandwagon
Yale Climate Connections (Michael Oppenheimer)

Wielding Data, Women Force a Reckoning Over Bias in the Economics Field
The New York Times (Janet Currie)

Fed is urged to rewrite its playbook
SFGATE (Atif Mian)

The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Of 2017 Is Already Delivering
Investor's Business Daily (Alan Blinder)

Critics question on Trump’s reluctance to undergo medical checkup
Pakistan Today (Julian Zelizer)

Is the imperial presidency at risk under Trump? Historians say no
CNN (Julian Zelizer)

Supply, Not Despair, Caused the Opioid Epidemic
Bloomberg View (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

As Economy Strengthens, Fed Ponders New Approach
The New York Times (Atif Mian)

What these early-20th-century scholars got right about 21st-century politics
Vox (Martin Gilens)

Fail again, fail better: theatre’s high-flyers on flops and fiascos
The Stage (Johannes Haushofer)

Radio Reconciliation
Slate (Betsy Levy Paluck)

Fighting Bias With Board Games
WABE (Betsy Levy Paluck)

FACT CHECK: Trump Touts Low Unemployment Rates for African-Americans, Hispanics
Luxora Leader (Alan Blinder and Mark Watson)

The Fed Just Can't Quit Its Forward Guidance Habit
Bloomberg (Alan Blinder)

Grapevine: Not in Tune with the Occasion
The Jerusalem Post (Daniel Kurtzer)

With nuclear codes in hands, why doesn't the president get a thorough mental check?
CNN (Julian Zelizer)

Health-Care Reform's Disability Blind Spot
Paul Starr (The American Prospect)

Forget baby boxes, everyone needs Angus Deaton's Great Escape
The National (Angus Deaton)

Suicide Emerges In Understanding The Opioid Epidemic
WBUR (Angus Deaton and Anne Case)

Climate Denial Pervades the Trump White House, But It's Hitting Some Limits
Inside Climate News (Michael Oppenheimer)

Dying from despair, but no help from Trump (Anne Case)

FACT CHECK: Trump Touts Low Unemployment Rates For African-Americans, Hispanics
Interlochen Public Radio (Alan Blinder and Mark Watson)

FACT CHECK: Trump Touts Low Unemployment Rates For African-Americans, Hispanics
NPR (Alan Blinder and Mark Watson)

What that new major study about fake news means (and doesn't mean) for fact-checkers
Poynter (Andrew Guess)

Fighting Bias With Board Games
WUNC (Betsy Levy Paluck)

The underwhelming fact that Jared Kushner has ties with Israeli businesses
Jewish Telegraphic Agency (Daniel Kurtzer)

Letter: It's time for single-payer health care
The Roanoke Times (Angus Deaton)

Populists have one big thing right: Democracies are becoming less open
The Washington Post (Alan Blinder and Martin Gilens)