Caregiver

Research ·

Who Is Taking Care of the Caregivers?

With a Hewlett Foundation grant, Economics Professor Maria Floro leads an AU research team working to integrate caregivers into economic policymaking.
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First year student, Harrision Eichelberger in front of Kerwin Hall.

Student Life ·

First Semester Reflections

First-year student Harrison Eichelberger discusses his transition to AU
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Yamillet Payano and Britni Wilcher discuss American Economic Association summer program.

Achievements ·

CAS Students Complete American Economic Association Program

Last summer, Yamillet Payano, an American University senior, and Britni Wilcher, a fourth-year PhD student, attended the American Economic Association (AEA) Summer Training Program at Michigan State University.
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Witchcraft beliefs and trust

Social Sciences ·

Witchcraft, Social Capital, and Progress

Study links witchcraft beliefs and erosion of social capital
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Hardhat lying down on city street.

On Campus ·

Why are Men Disappearing from the American Workforce?

Sandra Black, professor of economics at the University of Texas at Austin and a member of the Obama Administration Council of Economic Advisers, spoke at an event hosted by SPA about this trend and the possible explanations behind it.
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A map illustrating the areas in Sub-Saharan Africa where belief in witchcraft is linked to high levels of mistrust among the people living there.

Social Sciences ·

Do Witchcraft Beliefs Halt Economic Progress?

A new study by American University Economics Prof. Boris Gershman reveals high levels of mistrust and erosion of social capital among people in regions worldwide where witchcraft beliefs are present.
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Social Sciences ·

Health Is Happening Everywhere at AU

Faculty Across the College Contribute to the Field of Health Studies
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higher education

Achievements ·

Book Notes: Higher Education Revolutions in the Gulf

Economics Professor John Willoughby coauthors new book.
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Deborah Figart and Ellen Mutari. Photo credit: Amanda Stevenson Lupke.

Alumni ·

Decline and Fall of the Boardwalk Empire

Two AU alums detail the economic plight of Atlantic City casino workers.
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Battelle-Tompkins Memorial Building

On Campus ·

Back to School Tips for Graduate Students

AU faculty members share words of wisdom with graduate students.
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