25 May 2017
Recipients of unemployment insurance are 40 percent more likely to enroll in post-secondary programs that could improve future employment outcomes if they receive information about the benefits, costs, necessary steps, and availability of assistance for enrolling, according to a study by Andrew Barr
and Sarah Turner
24 May 2017
Studying the law that shuttered nearly half of Texas' abortion clinics in late 2013, Scott Cunningham
, Jason M. Lindo
, Caitlin Myers
, and Andrea Schlosser
estimate that an increase of 50-100 miles in the distance to the nearest abortion provider reduces legal abortion rates by 16 percent, an increase of 100-200 miles reduces rates by 32 percent, and an increase to 200 or more miles reduces rates by 47 percent.
23 May 2017
Analyzing the later-life health impact of stress during adolescence and early adulthood, John Cawley
, Damien de Walque
, and Daniel Grossman
find that a 10 percentage point increase in induction risk for young adults during the Vietnam War is associated with an 8 percent increase in the probability of being obese and a 10 percent increase in the probability of being in fair or poor health later in life.