News

Monday, Jun 29, 2020
This 15-minute Class Day presentation to the graduating seniors in History addresses the strange, yet familiar, politics of wearing masks. CHW affiliate Keith Wailoo, Professor of History and Public Affairs, highlights echos of the past in the present, including lessons learned from the 1918 influenza pandemic.
Monday, Jun 15, 2020
Yash S. Huilgol, a 2018 Princeton alumnus and former GHP Health Scholar, co-authored a piece advocating the merits of telemedicine during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.
Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020
In the latest episode of the “We Roar” podcast, CHW affiliate Keith Wailoo, Professor of History and Public Affairs, discusses how race, class, urban congestion and a failed public health system have contributed to the extraordinary gulf in coronavirus fatality rates.
Tuesday, Jun 9, 2020
CHW affiliate Katja Guenther, Associate Professor of History, was awarded funding to explore the concept of resilience, which has emerged over the last few decades as one of the most prized traits of the modern age, the key to the future success of our businesses, financial systems, cities, the environment, and even humanity.
Monday, Jun 8, 2020
New research conducted by CHW affiliate Noreen Goldman and first author/Princeton alumna Theresa Andrasfay reveals that discrimination and inequality may erase birthweight advantage of black U.S. immigrants in one generation.
Wednesday, Jun 3, 2020
by Aimee Bronfeld
In this Spotlight, Visiting Fellow Veronica Grembi, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Milan, offers a candid glimpse into her background and research investigating issues at the intersection of law and economics, from medical malpractice to fiscal rules.
Tuesday, Jun 2, 2020

The Global Health and Health Policy Senior Thesis Prize is awarded in recognition of the most outstanding thesis written by a student earning a certificate in Global Health and Health Policy.

Monday, Jun 1, 2020
In this newly published paper, CHW affiliate Paul Starr, Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, presents the value of using controlled trials to resolve the unknown effects of policy options during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Monday, Jun 1, 2020

In this OpEd for The Washington Post, CHW affiliates Anne Case and Angus Deaton debunk the idea that COVID-19 lockdowns cause a rise in fatalities.

Monday, Jun 1, 2020
In this piece for The American Prospect, CHW affiliate Paul Starr, Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, explores the lasting effects of pandemics and questions whether COVID-19 will "reinforce and accelerate the ugly tendencies of our time."

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