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Winecoff: Working Paper on Health Insurance Enrollment

Enrollment in one public benefit program often affects enrollment in others. We study life-course spillovers by examining how access to publicly subsidized health insurance prior to age 65 affects public benefit choices at the age of Medicare eligibility.

Chen et al. Leverage GPS Data for HIV Prevention

By asking participants carried a GPS device for 2 weeks, researchers constructed networks of venues connected together through participants’ co-attendance patterns among young Black sexually minoritized men.

Dean Shapiro: Reflections on the Chevron Decision

American trust in government has declined. It is tempting to argue that the growth in regulation has played a role in fueling this negative public perception of government. But digging underneath the data reveals that the relationship is far more complicated. Agency actions may be one of the few things about government that people do like.

Samuel Editorial: AI Education & Governance

Professor Jim Samuel co-authored this editorial for Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence. A new era of artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged, profoundly influencing various aspects of human life while presenting new socio-technical challenges and risks across domains like medicine, education, law, governance, and the military.

Heldrich Report: NJ’s Energy-Efficiency Workforce Needs

The Heldrich Center, in partnership with the Built Environment and Green Building Group at the Center for Urban Policy Research, recently conducted a study to better understand and document community needs and areas for growth in training, recruiting, hiring, and retaining students, trainees, and workers from diverse backgrounds for the state’s energy-efficiency workforce.

Racial composition of road users, traffic citations, and police stops

The research focuses on the relationship between camera tickets and racial composition of drivers vs. police stops for traffic citations and the racial composition in these locations. Black drivers exhibit a higher likelihood of being ticketed by automated speed cameras and of being stopped for moving violations on roads, irrespective of the proportion of White drivers present.

Traffic Speeds Decrease When Bike Lane is Present

Rutgers University–New Brunswick researchers conducting a study at a high-traffic intersection in a Jersey Shore town have found that the installation of a bike lane along the road approaching the convergence reduced driving speeds.

Dean Shapiro: Ensuring Biden’s Regulations Survive

By issuing all of these regulations in the spring of 2024, the Biden administration has ensured that the Congress that is seated in January 2025 will not be able to use the CRA to overturn them. Any attempts to overturn the regulations will likely require 60 votes in the Senate.

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