News & Commentary - Archive 2010

September 28, 2010

Assistant Professor Elizabeth Ananat serves as a senior economist for the White House Council of Economic Advisers.

September 24, 2010

Assistant Professor Marc Bellemare calls the UN’s Millennium Development Goals for reducing poverty unrealistic. Focus on things proven to work, he says.

September 22, 2010

Associate Professor Anirudh Krishna discusses the causes and risks of living in American poverty.

September 13, 2010

TimeFlow, a free software developed by Sanford professor Sarah Cohen, helps journalists organize large quantities of notes.

September 10, 2010

Sanford faculty share and review their personal 2010 summer reading lists.

September 8, 2010

New exhibit explores the definitions of marriage through the photographs of 30 couples taken just before or after their brief, non-denominational civil ceremonies in government offices.

August 30, 2010

“Problems With the Use of Student Test Scores To Evaluate Teachers”
EPI Briefing Paper 8/2010, Helen Ladd, co-author

August 17, 2010

Associate Professor David Schanzer points out how the furor over the proposed Islamic community center in lower Manhattan can hurt antiterrorism efforts.

August 7, 2010

Associate Professor Don Taylor has a proposal to create a guest worker program that could help with Social Security financing.

July 29, 2010

The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the largest in U.S. history, has created an equally large response by the government at all levels. More than 45,000 people are involved in the clean-up and containment efforts, with a fleet of 5,000 response boats in the Gulf.