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IPR faculty publish their latest policy research findings in peer-reviewed academic journals across many disciplines and as book chapters. Below is a list of articles by IPR faculty fellows published in 2023 to date. For journal articles published in 2022, 2021 and 2020, see the archives page.

For a more complete list of peer-reviewed articles by all IPR faculty experts, see Northwestern Scholars. For work in progress, please visit IPR's working paper series.


Fagan, E., and A. Furnas. 2023. Lobbying responsiveness to congressional policy agendas. Policy Studies Journal.

Solomonov, N., J. Green, A. Quintana, J. Lin, K. Ognyanova, M. Santillana, J. Druckman, M. Baum, D. Lazer, F. Gunning, and R. Perlis. 2023. A 50-state survey study of thoughts of suicide and social isolation among older adults in the United States. Journal of Affective Disorders 334: 43–9.  

Manski, C. F., J. Mullahy, and A. Venkataramani. 2023. Using measures of race to make clinical predictions: Decision making, patient health, and fairness. The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Bailey, M., J. Currie, and H. Schwandt. 2023. The COVID-19 baby bump in the United States. The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.


Harbridge-Yong, L., C. Volden, and A. Wiseman. 2023. The bipartisan path to effective lawmaking. The Journal of Politics. 


Brody, G., T. Yu, G. Miller, and E. Chen. 2023.  Longitudinal links between early adolescent temperament and inflammation among young black adults. Psychoneuroendocrinology.  

Manski, C. 2023. Probabilistic prediction for binary treatment choice: With focus on personalized medicine. Journal of Econometrics 234: 647–63.   

Parsons, A., T. Harvey, S. Andrade, N. Horton, L. Brinkley-Rubenstein, G. Wood, L. Holaday, C. Riley, V. Spell, A. Papachristos, E. Wang, and B. Roy. 2023. "We know what's going on in our community”: A qualitative analysis identifying community assets that deter gun violence. SSM - Qualitative Research in Health 3: 100258. 


Kandula, N., N. Islam, B. Needham, N. Ahmed, L. Thorpe, K. Kershaw, E. Chen, N. Zakai, and A. Kanaya. 2023. A multilevel framework to investigate cardiovascular health disparities among South Asian immigrants in the United States. Annals of Epidemiology 81: 24–30.  

Green, J., J. Druckman, M. Baum, K. Ognyanova, M. Simonson, R. Perlis, and D. Lazer. 2023. Media use and vaccine resistance. PNAS Nexus 2: 1–13.   

Libgober, B., and S. Rashin. 2023. What public comments during the rulemaking do (and why). American Politics Research.  

Bitler, M., H. Hoynes, and D. Schanzenbach. 2023. Suffering, the safety net, and disparities during COVID-19. The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences 9(3): 32–59.  

LaTourrette, A., S. Waxman, L. Wakschlag, E. Norton, and A. Weisleder. 2023. From recognizing known words to learning new ones: Comparing online speech processing in typically developing and late-talking 2-year-olds. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 5(66): 1658–77.  

Santoso, M., H. Petrie, R. Kerr, C. Lane, N. Kassim, H. Martin, E. Mtinda, E. Lupafya, and S. Young. 2023. A mixed-methods exploration of the role of participation in a nutrition-sensitive agroecology intervention in rural Tanzania. Current Developments in Nutrition  


Anderson, S., D. Butler, L. Harbridge-Yong, and R. Marshall. 2023. Top-four primaries help moderate candidates via crossover voting: The case of the 2022 Alaska election reforms. The Forum 21(1): 123–36.  

Goff, L., O. Malamud, C. Pop-Eleches, and M. Urquiola. 2023. Interactions between family and school environments. Journal of Human Resources.  

Sheyu, L., V. Litvin, and C. Manski. 2023. Partial identification of personalized treatment response with trial-reported analyses of binary subgroup. Epidemiology 34(3): 319-324(6).  

Rosenberg, B., V. Taschereau-Dumouchel, H. Lau, K. Young, R. Nusslock, R. Zinbarg, and M. Craske. 2023. A multivoxel pattern analysis of anhedonia during fear extinction: Implications for safety learning. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging 8(4): 417–25.  

Schrock, J., R. Nusslock, T. McDade, and B. Mustanski. 2023. Trauma history predicts decoupling of C-reactive protein and somatic symptoms: Results from a cohort study of sexual and gender minority youth. Psychosomatic Medicine. DOI: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000001209  


Guryan, J., J. Ludwig, M. Bhatt, P. Cook. J. Davis, K. Dodge, G. Farkas, R. Fryer, S. Mayer, H. Pollack, L. Steinberg, and G. Stoddard. 2023. Not too late: Improving academic outcomes among adolescents. American Economic Review 113: 738–65.  

Ispa-Landa, S. and S. Thomas. 2023. Navigating the risks of party rape in historically White Greek life at an elite college: Women’s accounts. Sociology of Education. 

Malamaud, O., A. Mitrut, and C. Pop-Eleches. 2023. The effect of education on mortality and health. Journal of Human Resources 58(2): 561–92.  

Manski, C. 2023. Navigating uncertainty in immunotherapy regimens. NEJM Evidence 2(4). DOI: 10.1056/EVIDpp2300028  

Yarrington, J., A. Metts, R. Zinbarg, R. Nusslock, K. Wolitzky-Taylor, C. Hammen, N. Kelley, S. Bookheimer, and M. Craske. 2023. The role of positive and negative aspects of life events in depressive and anxiety symptoms. Clinical Psychological Science.  

Sommer, T., L. Tighe, T. Sabol, E. Chor, P. Chase-Lansdale, H. Yoshikawa, J. Brooks-Gunn, A. Morris, and C. King. 2023. The effects of a two-generation English as a second language (ESL) intervention on immigrant parents and children in Head Start. Applied Developmental Science.  

Bediou, B., M. Rodgers, E. Tipton, R. Mayer, C. Green, and D. Bavelier. 2023. Effects of action video game play on cognitive skills: A meta-analysis. Technology, Mind, and Behavior 4:1. DOI: 10.1037/tmb0000102 

Fisman, R., P. Jakiela, S. Kariv, and S. Vannutelli. 2023. The distributional preferences of Americans, 2013–2016. Experimental Economics  


Silverman, D., R. Rosario, S. Wormington, Y. Tibbetts, C. Hulleman, and M. Destin. 2023. Race, academic achievement and the issue of inequitable motivational payoff. Nature Human Behavior 7: 515–28. 

Perlis, R., K. Trujillo, A. Safarpour, M. Santillana, K. Ognyanova, J. Druckman, and D. Lazer. 2023. Association of post–COVID-19 condition symptoms and employment status. JAMA Network Open 6(2): e2256152. 

Manus, M., E. Watson, S. Kuthyar, D. Carba, N. Belarmino, T. McDade, C. Kuzawa, and K. Amato. 2023. Prenatal household size and composition are associated with infant fecal bacterial diversity in Cebu, Philippines. American Journal of Biological Anthropology 181(1): 45–58. 

Chen, E., P. Lam, T. Yu, and G. Brody. 2023. Racial disparities in school belonging and prospective associations with diabetes and metabolic syndrome. JAMA Pediatrics 177(2): 141–48. 

Silverman, D., I. Hernandez, and M. Destin. 2023. Educators’ beliefs about students’ socioeconomic backgrounds as a pathway for supporting motivation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 49(2): 215–32.  

Silverman, D., R. Rosario, S. Wormington, Y. Tibbetts, C. Hulleman, and M. Destin. 2023. Race, academic achievement and the issue of inequitable motivational payoff. Nature Human Behavior 7: 515–28. 

Burnett-Zeigler, I., E. Zhou, J. Martinez, K. Zumpf, L. Lartey, J. Moskowitz, K. Wisner, T. McDade, C. Brown, J. Gollan, J. Ciolino, J. Schauer and L. Petito. 2023. Comparative effectiveness of a mindfulness-based intervention (M-Body) on depressive symptoms: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial in a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). Trials. 

Thurston, C. 2023. How should we govern housing markets in a moral political economy? Daedalus 152: 194–97.  

Scaffidi, M., J. Li, S. Genis, E. Tipton, R. Khan, C. Pattni, N. Gimpaya, G. Bradley-Ridout, C. Walsh, and S. Grover. 2023. Accuracy of self-assessment in gastrointestinal endoscopy: a A systematic review and meta-analysis. Endoscopy 55(02): 176–85. 

Thavarajah, W., P. Owuor, D. Awuor, K. Kiprotich, R. Aggarwal, J. Lucks, and S. Young. 2023. The accuracy and usability of point-of-use fluoride biosensors in rural Kenya. NPJ Clean Water 6, 5  


Hernandez, I., D. Silverman, R. Rosario, and M. Destin. 2023. Concern about experiencing downward socioeconomic mobility generates precarious types of motivation among students of color. Social Psychology of Education. 

Suresh, S., A. Freedman, L. Keenan-Devlin, G. Miller, A, Crockett, A. Borders, and L. Ernst. 2023. Association between physical activity level and chronic inflammatory and vascular pathology in the placenta. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 

Behrman, J. 2023. A brief report on the COVID-19 pandemic and ideal family size in the United States. Journal of Marriage and Family 85: 645–56.  

Murphy, K., E. Chen, E. Ip, A. Rosenberg. M. Snyder, and J. Salsman. 2023. Properties of the Shift and Persist Questionnaire in adolescent and young adult cancer patients and survivors: Validity, consistency, and interpretability. Quality of Life Research 32: 273–83. 

Silverman, D., R. Rosario, I. Hernandez, and M. Destin. 2023. The ongoing development of strength-based approaches to people who hold systemically marginalized identities. Personality and Social Psychology Review  

Hedges, L., E. Tipton, R. Zejnullahi, and K. Diaz. 2023. Effect sizes in ANCOVA and difference-in-differences designs. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology. 

Brunner, M., L Keller, S. Stallasch, J. Kretschmann, A. Hasl, F. Preckel, O. Lüdtke, and L. Hedges. 2023. Meta-analyzing individual participant data from studies with complex survey designs: A tutorial on using the two-stage approach for data from educational large-scale assessments. Research Synthesis Methods 14 (1): 5–35. 

Beuermann, D., K. Jackson, L. Navarro-Sola, and F. Pardo. 2023. What is a good school and can parents tells? Evidence on the multidimensionality of school output. The Review of Economic Studies 90: 65–101.  

Kim, A., R. Mohamed, S. Norris, L. Richter, and C. Kuzawa. 2023. Psychological legacies of intergenerational trauma under South African apartheid: Prenatal stress predicts greater vulnerability to the psychological impacts of future stress exposure during late adolescence and early adulthood in Soweto, South Africa. The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 

Libgober, B., and M. Richardson. 2023. Identifying bureaus with substantial personnel change during the Trump administration: A Bayesian approach. PLoS ONE 18 (1): e0278458. 

Abi-Hassan, S., J. Box-Steffensmeier, D. Christenson, A. Kaufman, and B. Libgober. 2023. The ideologies of organized interests and amicus curiae briefs: Large-scale, social network imputation of ideal points. Political Analysis 1-18, doi:10.1017/pan.2022.34  

Ojji, D., A. Sancilio, G. Shedul, I. Orji, A. Chopra, J. Abu, … T. McDade, and M. Huffman. 2023. Nigeria healthcare worker SARS-CoV-2 serology study: Results from a prospective, longitudinal cohort. PLOS Global Public Health 3 (1): e0000549.     

Keenan-Devlin, L., L. Ernst, G. Miller, J. Britt, A. Freedman, B. Smart, L. Singh, A. Crockett, and A. Borders. 2023. The association of group prenatal care and inflammation among pregnant individuals reporting high stress. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 228 (1): S516. 

Anderson, Z., K. Damme, A. Carroll, I. Chat, K. Young, M. Craske, S. Bookheimer, R. Zinbarg, and  R. Nusslock. 2023. Association between reward-related functional connectivity and tri-level mood and anxiety symptoms. NeuroImage: Clinical 37. 

Craske, M., M. Herzallah, R. Nusslock, and V. Patel. 2023. From neural circuits to communities: An integrative multidisciplinary roadmap for global mental health. Nature Mental Health 1: 12–24. 

Peng, Y., J. Knotts, K. Young, S. Bookheimer, R. Nusslock, R. Zinbarg, N. Kelley, A. Echiverri-Cohen, and M. Craske. 2023. Threat neurocircuitry predicts the development of anxiety and depression symptoms in a longitudinal study. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging 8 (1): 102-110. 

Quillian, L., and J. Lee. 2023. Trends in racial and ethnic discrimination in hiring in six Western countries. PNAS 120 (6): e2212875120. 

Jones, C., and L. Rogers. 2023. Family racial/ethnic socialization through the lens of multiracial Black identify: A m(ai)cro analysis of meaning-making. Race and Social Problems 15: 59–78.  

McCoy, D., T. Sabol, W. Wei, A. Busby, and E. Hanno. 2023. Pushing the boundaries of education research: A multidimensional approach to characterizing preschool neighborhoods and their relations with child outcomes. Journal of Educational Psychology 115: 143–159.  

Schanzenbach, D. 2023. Understanding SNAP: An overview of recent research. Food Policy 114: 102397. 

Rosinger, A., H. Bethancourt, and S. Young. 2023. Tap water avoidance is associated with lower food insecurity in the United States: Evidence from NHANES 2005-2018. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Volume 123: 29-40.e3.  

Rickman, R., C. Lane, S. Collins, J. Miller, M. Onono, P. Wekesa, A. Nichols, S. Foster, S. Shiau, S. Young, and E. Widen. 2023. Body composition trajectories during the first 23 months of life differ by HIV exposure among infants in western Kenya: A prospective study. The Journal of Nutrition 153 (1): 331– 39.  


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