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Dr. Chen in The Atlantic, January 2016

For the last several months, social scientists have been debating the striking findings of a study by the economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton.* Between 1998 and 2013, Case and Deaton argue, white Americans across multiple age groups experienced large spikes in suicide and fatalities related to alcohol and drug abuse—spikes that were so large…

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Dr. Chen in The Atlantic, October 2015

Please join me in recognizing, congratulating and high fiving another SOCY faculty–Victor Tan Chen– for his piece in The Atlantic discussing the relevance of social policy and lifting from the bottom in the alleviation of inequality and economic distress! http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/10/forget-denmark-emulate-canada/410947/ We are so proud of our SOCY faculty!!

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