In a new study published in the American Journal of Political Science, co-author Provost Richard M. Locke uses new data on retailers and manufacturers to analyze how firm-level trade responds to information about social standards.
Based on three years of research in Rio de Janeiro, Postdoctoral Fellow Nicholas Barnes explores the replacement of state authority with the criminal violence of drug trafficking gangs in favelas (impoverished informal neighborhoods).
Postdoctoral Fellow Ali Kadivar examines unarmed collective violence by civilian forces and democratization in a recent article in the American Sociological Associations' journal, Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World.
Unhealthy Politics: The Battle over Evidence-Based Medicine, co-written by Public Policy program director Eric Patashnik, describes the U.S. medical system, the most advanced in the world, and its insufficient evaluation process of treatments that often become widespread.
An article co-written by Mark Blyth and published in the American Political Science Association, was recently named "Best Paper" by the journal's European Politics and Society organized interest group for 2018.
In May 2017, Professor Eric Patashnik convened a conference on “Health Reform after the 2016 Election,” bringing together scholars to examine and discuss the state of health reform. The contributions led to a special edition of the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law.
A new article co-written by Public Policy Professor James A. Morone analyzes the repeated interaction between Republicans and Democrats when a U.S. president seeks to expand health coverage, and wonders if the Affordable Care Act has broken the pattern.
In new research, Adam C. Levine, Faculty Fellow and Director of the Humanitarian Innovation Initiative, joined colleagues to employ the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) methodology to develop eveidence-based guidelines for the care of admitted Ebola patients.
In March 2017, political economist Mark Blyth co-hosted a multidisciplinary conference on "The New Financial Geopolitics," that brought about new research on the issue of global monetary stability. These contributions were published together in a new e-book published by Foreign Affairs magazine.