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Loury on income distribution and discrimination

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] - PSTC Faculty Associate and Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences Glenn Loury was recently interviewed by The Region, a publication of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. The interview includes Loury's research on labor market discrimination, racial inequality, and social capital. 

(Distributed July 21, 2014)

Lurie leads study showing link between HIV and other STIs

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] A study in Cape Town, South Africa, led by PSTC Faculty Associate and Assistant Professor of Epidemiology Mark Lurie has shown the importance of testing for other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) when testing for HIV. Based on assessments of more than 1,400 HIV-positive individuals, the team identified the treatment of STIs prior to the start of HIV treatment as a potential method for reducing further HIV transmission. Read more...

(Distributed July 14, 2014)

PSTC accepting applications for visiting African scholars

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] The Population Studies and Training Center (PSTC) is accepting applications until the end of July for positions for several short-term visiting African scholars during the 2014-15 academic year. Positions are competitive and open to scholars working on population issues from any disciplinary perspective (e.g., Anthropology, Economics, Education, Geography, Public Health, and Sociology). Read more...

(Distributed July 10, 2014)
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