News & Awards

News Clips: Week of May 1 - 7

May 5, 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.

The plight of white working-class America
Reaction (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Why are working age men dropping out of the labor force?
The San Diego Union-Tribune (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Class of 2017 expected to enter strongest job market in years (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

On Charles Murray’s “Coming Apart” and the Recent Middlebury College Brouhaha, from a Liberal Who Has Actually Read His Books
William J. Cobb (blog) (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

The Case for a Taxpayer-Supported Version of Facebook
The Atlantic (Paul Starr)

Is This How Discrimination Ends?
The Atlantic (Betsy Levy Paluck)

Real Economic Growth Is a 2% Number Going Forward, Gross Says
Bloomberg (Alan Krueger)

US unemployment falls to 10-year low in April
The Express Tribune (Alan Blinder)

Men Shouldn't Refuse to Be Alone with Female Colleagues
Harvard Business Review (Susan Fiske)

The economy keeps improving. Why aren't wages?
Politico (Alan Krueger)

Buy American, Hire Abroad: Top US Contractors Are Outsourcing Jobs, Study Finds
IBT (Gene Grossman) 

Soft wage growth has given Fed 'green light' to raise rates slowly, says ex-Fed vice chairman
CNBC (Alan Blinder)

Obama's legacy is in jeopardy
CNN by Julian Zelizer

Why GOP health plan could be especially tough on N.J., Pa.
Philadelphia Inquirer (Heather Howard)

Rattner Says There Is No Real Tax Plan, It's One Sheet
Bloomberg (video featuring Alan Krueger)

Scientists call for more precision in global warming predictions
Reuters (Michael Oppenheimer)

Analysis: Health-care repeal vote a GOP confidence-builder
Washington Post (Julian Zelizer)

Democracy for America will back Benjamin Jealous for Maryland governor
Washington Post (Benjamin Jealous)

In Search of Obama
American Prospect (Julian Zelizer) 

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #14
Amsterdam News (Julian Zelizer)

Trump’s Ignorance Is Radicalizing U.S. Historians
New Republic (Julian Zelizer)

Alan Blinder Says Fed Will Shrink Balance Sheet Quietly
Bloomberg (video featuring Alan Blinder)

How Novel Are America's Challenges?
The Atlantic (Julian Zelizer)

New York Times columnist Bret Stephens responds to letter from climate scientists: 'I find their reaction odd'
Business Insider (Michael Oppenheimer) 

Historians: Trump gets Andrew Jackson and Civil War totally wrong
CNN (Julian Zelizer)

Creatures in the Budapest hills – Epilogue
Hungarian Free Press (Kim Lane Scheppele)

Hamas presents new charter
NPR (podcast featuring Daniel Kurtzer)

Trump on the Civil War: ‘Why Could That One Not Have Been Worked Out?’
NYT (Julian Zelizer)

Anger at Malikane reflects fear at failed neoliberal indoctrination
Daily Maverick (Alan Krueger)

'A Day Without Immigrants' mobilizes, unites groups in against Trump policies
The Commercial Appeal (Douglas Massey)

The White House Rejects Tax Reform for the Old Tax Cut Formula
Wall Street Journal (Alan Blinder)