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Apr 10 2016 | The Association Between Income and Life Expectancy in the United States, 2001-2014 | Posted In: Books & Publications, In the Press
Research conducted by Raj Chetty and others shows that the gap in life spans between rich and poor widened from 2001 to 2014.  Higher income was associated with greater longevity, and differences in life expectancy across income groups increased over time. However, the association between life...
Feb 1 2016 | Economic Report of the President | Posted In: Books & Publications
Works by Petra Persson and Raj Chetty were cited in the 2016 Economic Report of the President, in the chapter titled "Inequality in Early Childhood and Effective Public Policy Interventions." The chapter cites Petra Persson and Maya Rossin-Slater’s paper, “Family Ruptures, Stress, and the Mental...
Nov 12 2015 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty
Stanford economist Michael Boskin says the Trans-Pacific Partnership is likely to open markets but may produce tougher import competition. 
Oct 27 2015 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty
Frank Wolak discusses a collaborative effort to build an international field research training program, and the inaugural project researching household energy usage in Mexico. 
Oct 21 2015 | Truman Library Institute | Posted In: Awards, In the Press
The Truman Medal for Economic Policy recognizes John B. Taylor's career as an educator, economic policy developer and public servant.  Taylor's research, teaching and writing have contributed