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Professor Gilbert Metcalf was featured in Tufts Now:
"Why the Price of Oil Is Rising"
Professor Laura Gee's research
was featured in Tufts Now:
job seekers how many other people have applied increases applications, could boost diversity"
Professor Gilbert Metcalf was
in E&E News Publication ClimateWire.
Professor Gilbert Metcalf's article in Science, arguing for
flexibility in rules implementing the Paris Agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions,
was highlighted in ClimateWire on March 6,
His paper 'Linking climate policies to advance global mitigation'
was co-authored with scholars at Harvard and MIT.
Professor Gilbert Metcalf was recently named a Lead Author in the
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). He will be part of Working Group III, focused on policy.
The assessment report is provisionally scheduled for release in mid-2021.
Professor Silke Forbes did an interview with NPR and a brief summary of it was
broadcast on NPR's Morning Edition.
A full podcast will be published soon on the NPR website.
Professor Melissa McInerney was elected to membership in the
National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI), an organization comprised
of the nation's leading experts on social insurance.
Professors Lynne Pepall and Dan Richards
wrote a timely blog about mergers titled "Antitrust in the Information Age".
Professor Enrico Spolaore and Alberto Alesina provided an editorial on the
referendum in Catalonia, which appeared on the front page of Corriere della Sera, Italy's largest newspaper.
Professor Laura Gee's paper, "The More You Know: Information Effects in Job Application Rates by Gender in a Large Field Experiment"
has been included in the Women and Public Policy Program's
Gender Action Portal (GAP).
Professor Melissa McInerney was recently awarded a nearly $1 million R01
grant by the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
The grant will fund research related to low-income persons aged 65
and older who are eligible to receive healthcare benefits through
both Medicare and Medicaid.
Professor Melissa McInerney gave a presentation at
the National Press Club in Washington, DC about the
burden medical out of pocket costs place on retirees' budgets.
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