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Kirabo Jackson Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

IPR economist Kirabo Jackson was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Identifying Drivers of Health Inequality in the United States

May 23, 2022
Alexa Freedman, Greg Miller, and Eric Finegood
Join us on Monday, May 23 for a talk by IPR's Greg Miller, Alexa Freedman, and Eric Finegood.

Networks of Potential Criminal Cops Identified in Chicago Police Data

May 4, 2022
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A new study shows cop “crews” cause a disproportionate amount of police misconduct, especially in Black and Latinx communities.

Improving Evaluation to Address Social Needs

May 4, 2022
Networks expert and IPR associate Michelle Shumate shares research-based recommendations for better public-private social service and health networks.

Coronavirus Media Mentions

April 22, 2022
Stay up-to-date with the latest IPR faculty media mentions concerning COVID-19 as well as other IPR news related to the coronavirus in 2022.

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Kirabo Jackson

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