News & Announcements

CPC Affiliates in the News (June 2016):

Study: Engaging With Social Media Can Drain Your Brain 
Psychology Today - June 1, 2016
Qi Wang professor of human development, co-wrote a paper which found that sharing messages on social media can cause "cognitive overload," leading to decreased comprehension.

How to Stay Married 
TIME - June 2, 2016
Karl Pillemer professor of human development and director of the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research, shared wisdom on love and marriage from his surveys with thousands of older adults.

The 'traditional' definition of marriage really isn't all that traditional 
PRI Innovation Hub - June 9, 2016
Professor Sharon Sassler, said that if recent trends continue marriage could become a "luxury good" enjoyed mostly by more educated, wealthier couples.

College access is about guidance as well as money 
Forbes - June 9, 2016
A working paper co-authored by Michael Lovenheim, associate professor of policy analysis and management, found that both academic and financial support are needed to help students from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds to succeed in college.

Governments around the world are taxing soda - and it's forcing Coke and Pepsi to make major changes 
Business Insider - June 11, 2016
As Philadelphia moves closer to a soda tax, a study by John Cawley, professor of policy analysis and management and of economics, found that a similar measure in Berkeley, Calif., did not lead to significant cost increases for consumers.

For minorities, pain is severe decade after housing peaked 
Associated Press - June 20, 2016
A paper co-authored by Matthew Hall, assistant professor of policy analysis and management, found that in recent decades black homeowners were 50 percent more likely than whites to lose their homes and become renters due largely to predatory lending practices. More: Salon, The Seattle Times, and San Francisco Chronicle.

NIH grants $2.3M to development of FeverPhone, a portable disease diagnosis kit 
TechCrunch - June 21, 2016
Saurabh Mehta associate professor of nutritional sciences, received funding with partners in Cornell Engineering to develop and test a device that quickly diagnoses febrile diseases in the field.

Why your open office workspace doesn't work 
Forbes - June 21, 2016
Research by Gary Evans , professor of human development and of design and environmental analysis, and Dana Johnson, M.S. '99, found that noise elevates stress levels in open office environments.

Couples who divvy up household chores have best sex lives, study finds 
Chicago Tribune - June 21, 2016
Sharon Sassler, professor of policy analysis and management, found that couples who divide domestic labor in an egalitarian manner have more sex than partners with a more traditional approach. More: New York Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, and Good Morning America.

Workers with Disabilities See Long-Delayed Improvement as Job Market Tightens 
The Wall Street Journal - June 22, 2016
A recent rise in employment for working-age persons with disabilities comes on the heels of prolonged declines in this group's labor-force participation, which Richard Burkhauser professor of policy analysis and management, attributed to a "tremendous increase" in federal disability insurance rolls.

Do nurses strikes harm patients? It's a definite maybe 
Minnesota Public Radio - June 24, 2016
Co-authored by Samuel Kleiner assistant professor of policy analysis and management, a study of 50 nursing strikes over two decades found an increase in patient fatalities during such work stoppages.

Women in America's blue-collar communities face the biggest pay gap 
Bloomberg News - June 29, 2016
April Sutton, Frank H.T. Rhodes Postdoctoral Fellow in the Cornell Population Center, found that blue-collar training without a strong college-preparatory focus penalizes women in the labor market. More: U.S. News and World Report and Forbes.

2016 CPC Affiliates News and Press
2015 CPC Affiliates News and Press
2014 CPC Affiliates News and Press


CPC Newsletters

2016 Newsletters   2015 Newsletters   2014 Newsletters
March 11, 2016
February 19, 2016
February 5, 2016
January 22, 2016
January 8, 2016

  December 18, 2015
December 4, 2015
November 13, 2015
October 30, 2015
October 9, 2015
September 25, 2015
September 11, 2015
August 28, 2015
August 14, 2015
July 24, 2015
July 10, 2015
June 19, 2015
June 5, 2015
May 22, 2015
May 8, 2015
April 24, 2015
April 10, 2015
March 27, 2015
March 13, 2015
February 27, 2015
February 6, 2015
January 23, 2015
January 9, 2015

  December 5, 2014
November 14, 2014
October 31, 2014
October 17, 2014
October 3, 2014
September 19, 2014
September 5, 2014
August 22, 2014
August 8, 2014
July 25, 2014
July 11, 2014
June 27, 2014
June 13, 2014
May 30, 2014
May 16, 2014
April 11, 2014
March 14, 2014
February 28, 2014
February 14, 2014
January 31, 2014
January 17, 2014
January 3, 2014


Cornell Population Center