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Rabe explores taxing methane emissions

Mar 16, 2020
Representing a new line of research, Ford School professor Barry Rabe explores the politics around taxing methane gas releases. Rabe argues that consensus among economists is “the best way to reduce climate risks linked to carbon dioxide emissions...
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Mary Corcoran and Paul Courant on gender wage discrimination

Oct 1, 2019
The gender pay gap is notoriously alive and well, decades after women entered the workforce in large numbers. Mary Corcoran and Paul Courant explored this issue together many times over the years. In one important study, published in 1993, the...
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Carl Simon on the spread of HIV

Oct 1, 2019
Carl Simon and his research group were among the first to estimate the contagiousness of HIV. This was difficult to do simply with empirical data since many of those infected, especially in the first San Francisco epidemic, did not know when or by...
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Robert Axelrod on the evolution of cooperation

Oct 1, 2019
Using the prisoner’s dilemma from game theory through a biological lens, Robert Axelrod, along with evolutionary biologist W. D. Hamilton, unearthed a theory on the evolution of cooperation that ultimately influenced views on war, governing the...

Bike sharing research by Hampshire wins EURO Award

Jun 26, 2019
Robert Hampshire was part of the author team that won the EURO Award for the Best EJOR Paper announced today during the annual European Conference on Operational Research in Dublin. Conveyed by EURO, the Association of European Operational Research...

Hampshire and colleagues connect bikesharing and ride-hailing

Nov 16, 2018
Qi Luo (University of Michigan), Xuechun Duo (Automotive Engineering), Xuan Di (Columbia University) and Robert Hampshire assess “Multimodal Connections between Bikesharing and Ride-Hailing: An Emperical Study in New York City” in the proceedings of...

Yang examines hurricanes impact on migrant networks

Aug 31, 2017
A working paper by Parag Mahajan (University of Michigan) and Dean Yang in the National Bureau of Economic Research explores “Taken by Storm: Hurricanes, Migrant Networks, and U.S. Immigration” issued in August 2017.Abstract: How readily do...