The Social and Economic Sciences Research Center has surveyed more than a million people with mail, telephone, internet, or mixed-mode data collection.
The ACA Medicaid expansion program has reduced the number of uninsured low‑income people, but repeated visits to emergency rooms for non‑urgent reasons has not decreased, according to a WSU study.
WSU researchers found that private prisons lead to an average increase of 178 new prisoners per million population per year.
Racial and ethnic minorities, people born outside the U.S and women with children were three of the groups that experienced the largest declines in the likelihood of full‑time work and work hours, according to the WSU study.
Gregmar Galinato’s research shows that higher tobacco prices had more of an impact on reducing adolescent smoking than education programs focusing on the ill effects of tobacco use.
The Fellow designation recognizes the impact both Marsh and McCluskey have had in the field of agricultural, resource, and environmental economics.
A Regents Professor and Distinguished Professor of Sustainability in the School of Economic Sciences, she has served as the school’s associate director since 2015.
Casavant is being honored for five decades of outstanding teaching and research at WSU.
Kristen Petersen, data manager for WSU’s Social and Economic Sciences Research Center, has received the 2019 John Tarnai Memorial Scholarship from the Association of Academic Survey Research Organizations.
Despite decades of feminism and a growing awareness of gender stereotypes, attractive women simply aren’t seen as fitting in traditionally masculine roles, according to new WSU research.