Muzhe Yang's research speaks for the vulnerable in society, including pregnant women and infants whose health risks increase as a result of light pollution, air pollution, noise pollution, water pollution, and other factors.
The recent massive failure of Texas' electrical grid underscores the need to increase economic efficiency and better manage risk in the nation's system.
Operation Warp Speed's plan to distribute the COVID-19 vaccines looked good on paper. So why didn't it work as expected? Chad Meyerhoefer explains.
What went wrong (a lot), what went right (vaccine development and distribution plan), and what lessons must we learn from the federal government's response to the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Utilizing information on exact home addresses on birth records, the authors exploit arguably exogenous variation in noise exposure triggered by a new Federal Aviation Administration policy called NextGen, which unintentionally increased noise levels in communities experiencing concentrated flight patterns.
The old saying that you don't get a second chance to make a first impression is especially true when it comes to vaccines, according to a study by two College of Business economics researchers. If the first opinion people form about a new COVID-19 vaccine is negative, it will be difficult to rebuild public trust.
Health care expenditures rose by 19 percent during election periods in Taiwan, a study found. Chad Meyerhoefer discusses why.
The coronavirus outbreak underscores how a crisis anywhere in the world today can cause shockwaves to the public health and economic systems of nations near and far.
A recent study that shows pregnant women with long-distance commutes are at higher risk for adverse birth outcomes highlights the need for more public discussion about prenatal care.
When high-tech jobs boom in an area, immigration often does, too. But it primarily occurs at the lower-skilled end of the labor spectrum, research shows.