News and Notes

Research co-authored by Sara McLanahan is cited in investigating the potential implications of maternity leave policy proposals.
A new Wall Street Journal article on declines in civic engagement cites research from Anne Case and Angus Deaton on the mortality rates of middle-aged white Americans.
Anne Case, Angus Deaton, and Alan Krueger have been named to the Politico 50, a yearly list produced by Politico Magazine, recognizing the key thinkers, doers and visionaries who are behind the most influential ideas in American politics.