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News Clips: Week of May 7 - 13

May 7, 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.

To Negotiate The Release Of American Detainees, The U.S. Works As Quietly As Possible
KUT News (Ryan Crocker)

Texas Standard for May 10, 2018
Texas Standard (Ryan Crocker)

Drivers of Authoritarian Populism in the United States
Center for American Progress (Nolan McCarty)

Purple districts elect the most extreme legislators, driving polarization
ScienceDaily (co-authored by Nolan McCarty)

LIZ MALATESTINIC: Is the gig economy working for you?
Indianapolis Business Journal (Alan Krueger)

California ruling a 'seismic shift' for gig economy workers (Alan Krueger)

Why New US Embassy Isn't Entire in Israel
Voice of America (Daniel Kurtzer)

'Unreliable' Bank of England is right to be cautious
Financial Times (Alan Blinder)

Cuomo-Nixon contest may echo Clinton-Sanders '16
Newsday (Julian Zelizer)

Six Leading Conservation Organizations Launch Global Search for Climate Solutions Centered on Behavior Change
Chicago Evening Post (Elke Weber)

Who's really to blame for Trump aid's horrible McCain 'joke'
CNN (by Julian Zelizer)

Analysis: How poverty can drive down intelligence
PBS NewsHour (Eldar Shafir)

Work together to end poverty
The Triangle (Angus Deaton)

Study: Opioids May Play Big Role in Labor Shortage
Door & Window Market Magazine (Alan Krueger)

Victor Godin: Will cooling the housing market kill jobs?
Vancouver Sun (Alan Blinder)

Wages And Employment — What's Happening?
Seeking Alpha (Alan Blinder)

Breakingviews - Hadas: Technology is still working pretty well
Reuters (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

What to do about income inequality | Stoolmacher (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Drivers of Authoritarian Populism in the United States
Center for American Progress (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Here’s Why Almost Everyone Thinks They Are Part of the Middle Class
Observer (Alan Krueger)

EUR/CAD pushes below three-month´s low on CAD strength
FXstreet (Ryan Crocker)

Opinion: What's the matter with wages?
MarketWatch (Alan Blinder)

Was the Phillips Curve Ever a Reliable Tool?
The Wall Street Journal (Alan Blinder)

The 10 states with the longest and shortest commutes
CNBC (Daniel Kahneman and Alan Krueger)

Labor shortage quickly becoming a business crisis
The Ellsworth American (Alan Krueger)

The Economics of Pain: America's Opioid Epidemic
RealLeaders (Alan Krueger)

Final push to 'destroy Islamic State' in Syria underway: Coalition
Kurdistan 24 (Ryan Crocker)

Should US Forces move to Kurdistan, as tensions rise with Iran?
Kurdistan 24 (Ryan Crocker)

Iran deal fallout will take weeks to measure, former ambassador says
CNBC (Ryan Crocker)

Poland and the rule of law: financial sticks, political carrots?
Politheor (Andrew Moravcsik)

Bloomberg Best: From Our Bureaus Worldwide - May 9 (Audio)
Bloomberg (Daniel Kurtzer)

Dems look to decide on midterm message
The Hill (Julian Zelizer)

Trump gave up something tangible for an unknown and dangerous nothing, all because he wanted to undo an Obama accomplishment
Daily News (by Daniel Kurtzer)

"Deaths of Despair" Surge Across The US
The Fix (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Goodbye, loneliness. Hello, happiness — a prescription for healthier lives
The Boston Globe (Angus Deaton)

Professor brings the Global Populism Lecture Series to a close
The Review (Kim Lane Scheppele)

CNN Analyst Urges Democrats to Run on Resisting Trump’s Policies
Accuracy in Media (Julian Zelizer)

Trump Destroys the Iran Deal — and a Lot More
The New Yorker (Daniel Kurtzer)

The Gender Trap of Being First Lady
The Atlantic (Lauren Wright)

Nonprofits, Check Those Contracts: CA Supreme Court Lays Down the Law for the Gig Economy
Nonprofit Quarterly (Alan Krueger)

Income Inequality and ‘The Great Gatsby’
The Market Mogul (Alan Krueger)

Defining the middle class: Cash, credentials, or culture?
Brookings (Alan Krueger)

Is the Phillips Curve Dead? And Other Questions for the Fed
The Wall Street Journal (by Alan Blinder)

Tepid Wages, Participation Mute Celebration on 3.9 Percent Jobless Rate
NewsMax (Alan Krueger)