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Looking Back at 2022


Over the past year, the articles that were among IPR’s most read took stock of unfolding current events—from spreading misinformation to the midterm elections, abortion politics, racial equality, and mass shootings. They also highlighted ongoing research about crime, undergraduate research experiences, and thoughts from the front lines of battling inflation.

Research News

Study Reveals First Snapshot of Global Experiences with Water Insecurity

In a recent study, IPR anthropologist Sera Young and her colleagues show where water insecurity is experienced most severely in 31 low- and middle- income countries based on nationally representative samples of nearly half the world’s population.

Faculty Research in Brief

New research from IPR faculty investigates when citizens engage in corruption, the gun spike during the pandemic, and the link between drug development for older patients and productivity growth.

Survey Looks at the State of the COVID-19 Pandemic at the End of 2022

A new report by IPR political scientist James Druckman and his colleagues provides a snapshot of the state of the pandemic at the end of 2022, including case rates, vaccine and booster shot uptake, antiviral treatment usage, mask wearing habits, and flu shot rates.

Faculty Insights

"You will enjoy the holidays more if you can protect your sleep timeand you may actually get more done if you aren't tired and inefficient from sleep deprivation."
Working Papers

IPR currently has 50 working papers in its series for the year, covering topics such as artificial intelligence and the healthcare value chain, administrative burdens and child Medicaid enrollments, and misperceptions, competition, and support for democracy. Our working paper newsletter highlights the newest additions, but you can always view and download all of IPR’s working papers from our website. You can sign up to receive notification of our working papers here.
IPR Working Papers

All IPR events are being held in person this quarter. You can always find the latest event information by visiting our online calendar.

Jan. 9: “How Stress Gets Under the Skin: A Neuroimmune Network
Robin Nusslock (IPR/Psychology)

Jan. 23: “Racial-Ethnic Hiring Discrimination and Labor Market
Lincoln Quillian (IPR/Sociology)

Jan. 30: “Navigating Privacy-Utility Trade-Offs for Public Data”
Jessica Hullman (Computer Science/IPR)

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