Associate Professor of Economics Arjun Jayadev's work, previously discussed in The New York Times, is highlighted in this article. In the New York Times piece, Jayadev cited statistics showing the U.S. has an equal number of private security guards and high school teachers.
Associate Professor of Counseling and School Psychology Lisa Cosgrove says the explosive growth of prescriptions written for ADHD may be due in part to the ties between Big Pharma and the authors of the DSM, the world's leading diagnostic manual.
Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller says data for March suggest a pressing need for policy attention on economic growth and the labor market, as the recovery wraps up its fifth sluggish year.
Douglas Brooks, formerly a visiting fellow at the Center for Social Policy in McCormack Graduate School, has been chosen by President Obama to coordinate the ongoing White House response to the global HIV-AIDS pandemic.