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News Clips: Week of May 8 - 14

May 12, 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 20 Year Life Expectancy Gap Between US Counties - This Is Angus Deaton, Appalachia And Migration
Forbes (Angus Deaton)

What Do We Mean When We Talk About Equality? (Angus Deaton)

The Wemstroms: Why income inequality threatens the US
Journal Standard (Angus Deaton)

Mo moolah, mo problems
The Hindu Business Line (Angus Deaton and Daniel Kahneman)

First Working Session of G7 Finance Summit Begins in Italy’s Bari
Latin American Herald Tribune (Angus Deaton)

Nobel Laureate Deaton on Globalization, Inequality
Bloomberg (Angus Deaton)

Mnuchin’s G-7 Partners Struggle to Engage Odd Man Out on Trade
Bloomberg Quint (Angus Deaton)

See the Cities Where You Can Be Happier With Less Money
TIME (Angus Deaton and Daniel Kahneman)

The economics of despair
livemint (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

What’s The Price of Happiness? It Depends On Where You Live
GOOD MONEY (Angus Deaton and Daniel Kahneman)

G7 Financial Leaders Reiterate FX Pledges, Vow More Cyber Cooperation
PPP Focus (Angus Deaton)

G7 keeps watered-down pledge to promote free trade
The Irish Times (Angus Deaton)

Inside the opioid epidemic
The Economist (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

US remains at odds with G7 partners over economic protectionist policies (Angus Deaton)

The Specter of Single-Payer Health Care
RealClearPolitics (Paul Starr) 

Trump thinks he can get away with anything
CNN by Julian Zelizer 

How Republicans are paving the way for single-payer health care
Chicago Tribune (Paul Starr) 

Is the gig economy working
The New Yorker (Alan Krueger) 

Is the Watergate-Comey Comparison Simply a Way to Score Partisan Points?
The Atlantic (Julian Zelizer) 

Trump threatens Comey in Twitter outburst
CNN (Julian Zelizer) 

As Trump preps for first commencement speeches, politics may take center stage
USA Today (Julian Zelizer) 

Why Christie could (or couldn't) replace James Comey as FBI director
NJ Star Ledger (Julian Zelizer) 

Firestorm Erupts Over Trump's Firing of James Comey 
U.S. News & World Report (Julian Zelizer) 

World liberal order is under threat
Sky News (Robert Keohane) 

Jewish life, like college campuses, could use a little more free speech
Jewish Telegraphic Agency (Daniel Kurtzer) 

Comey's firing was Trump's nuclear option on Russia probe
CNN by Julian Zelizer

Congress Could Follow Some States to Add Benefits for Gig Workers
Bloomberg (Alan Krueger) 

'An Act of Presidential Imperialism
The Atlantic (Julian Zelizer) 

Obama's legacy in trouble as Trump seeks to repeal Obamacare
Global Times (Julian Zelizer) 

​This Is Why People Believe Even the Craziest Conspiracy Theories
Men's Health (Alin Coman)

Presidents Make History. Should They Also Know History?
WBUR (audio featuring Julian Zelizer)