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Public health insurance is not one-size-fits-all, but too often, enrollees never deviate from their randomly assigned plans. A new working paper reveals the impacts of such behavior.
When COVID-19 cases first broke out in the United States, nurses helped mitigate public health effects by moving to the areas of greatest need. As the pandemic worsens in the midst of the holiday season, concerns about nursing shortages have emerged.
Political scientists at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy have built a model that sheds new light on why women remain acutely underrepresented in U.S. politics.
Even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grip the United States, face masks remain far from universal. The biggest explanation? Political partisanship.
The data released in the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2019 annual report on income and poverty on Sept. 15 will not shed light on the current state of poverty in America. The official numbers predate the global pandemic.
Researchers at the University of Chicago Medicine found an association between vitamin D deficiency and the likelihood of becoming infected with the coronavirus.