Nicholas Sanders, an assistant professor in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University, has studied the effects of daylight on crime. He says an extra hour of sun can curtail the number of robberies.
Dr.Ritch C. Savin-Williams, a developmental psychology professor at Cornell University who has written eight books on adolescent development, discusses why Girl Scouts shouldn't feel threatened by new Boy Scouts ruling.
Warren Brown is a senior research associate at Cornell University, where he directs the Program on Applied Demographics and is the research director of the New York Census Research Data Center. Brown says it’s unclear if the Puerto Ricans in-migrating to the U.S. will be able to economically integrate into their new communities.
John Cawley, professor in the department of policy analysis and management at Cornell University, is studying the impact of the soda taxes in Berkeley, CA; Cook County, IL; Philadelphia, PA and Boulder, CO.
Senate Republicans this morning released a draft of their version of health care legislation to their members. Sean Nicholson is director of Cornell’s Sloan Program in Health Administration and a professor of policy analysis and management. Nicholson’s research focuses on the causes of regional variations in medical spending, the value of new medical technologies, and innovation in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
The New York City Council’s Health Committee is scheduled to review a series of bills designed to curb smoking on April 27. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced several proposals this month, including a plan to raise the base price of a pack of cigarettes to $13, the highest in the nation.