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For decades, Penn Nursing has been at the forefront of research evaluating the effects of adequate nurse staffing on improving patient outcomes around the world. Now, with the support of a Penn Global Engagement Fund Award, Penn Nursing faculty will have the opportunity to look specifically at the nursing workforce in Chile. Nursing faculty Dr. Linda Aiken, Dr. Eileen Lake, and Dr. More »

12 December 2015

Samuel H. Preston, David Cutler, and Ronald Lee comment on rising mortality among middle-aged white Americans in the NY Times and Slate.

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02 November 2015

2009 GGD Graduate Mikko Myrskylä has been awarded the Jutikkala Prize by the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters on October 12, 2015. The prize is awarded to young researchers in the humanities under the age of 40, who already gained an international reputation in their research field.

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26 October 2015

Corinne Low of the Wharton School is mentioned in an NPR article on collaboratively creating a curriculum that teaches girls in Zambia how to negotiate with their parents for an education. Read more here.

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11 October 2015

New Working Paper: Elo, Irma T., Elizabeth Frankenberg, Romeo Gansey, and Duncan Thomas. 2015. "Africans in the American Labor Market." PARC Working Paper Series, WPS 15-01 & PSC Working Paper Series, WPS 15-6.

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15 September 2015

Jesús Fernández-Villaverde of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted in The Wall Street Journal about the value of the euro. Read more here.

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01 July 2015

New PSC Working Paper: Fishman, Ezra. 2015. "Variance Estimation for a Complex Life Table Quantity: Disease-free Life Expectancy." PSC Working Paper Series, PSC 15-2.

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08 May 2015