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All In The News tagged "School of Economics"

A Byproduct of the Pandemic? Colleges See Soaring Interest in Health Fields.

Drexel was included in a Dec. 19 Philadelphia Inquirer story about interest in medical school, nursing and other health-related fields soaring because of the coronavirus pandemic. Ana Diez Roux, MD, PhD, dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, and Mark Stehr, director of the School of Economics in the LeBow College of Business, were quoted in the story.

Is the U.S. Headed for Another Recession?

Marco Airaudo, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Economics of the LeBow College of Business, was featured in a WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment on whether or not a recession is likely.

People Don’t Exercise Much More Even If You Pay Them to Go to the Gym

Mark Stehr, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Economics at the LeBow College of Business, was noted in a July 18 Wall Street Journal story about a working paper he coauthored on how paying Americans to go to the gym may not be enough to help them build a habit of regular exercise.

The Case for Making Economics Research Easier to Replicate

Bruce McCullough, PhD, professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in an Oct. 12 Wall Street Journal story about researchers attempting to replicate a selection of studies that were published in major economic journals—with little success.

Northeast Corridor Starving for Investment After Fatal Amtrak Accident

Vibhas Madan, PhD, the director of Drexel University's School of Economics, was quoted in a May 14 Philadelphia Business Journal story about Amtrak’s funding.

Drexel University Will Not Back Down from PennEast Economic Study, Despite Petition

An economic impact study on the PennEast pipeline conducted by Vibhas Madan, PhD, a professor in the School of Economics, was mentioned in a March 1 Times of Trenton article about Drexel’s involvement in an economic analysis of the development project.

The Rejection of Fracking

Shawkat Hammoudeh, PhD, a professor in the LeBow College of Business, was interviewed on KCBS-AM (San Francisco) on Nov. 6 about a fracking ban approved by voters in Denton, Texas.