The study conducted by our director, Charles Courtemanche, and affiliate, Aaron Yelowitz, regarding strong social distancing measures, was cited in this PolitiFact article.
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Gary Hoover - Does a Rising Tide Lift All Boats? Racial and Distributional Aspects of Economic Freedom
November 12, 2020
Co-Sponsored by: The Lewis Honors College and African American & Africana Studies
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Hats off to our director, Charles Courtemanche! His paper about exercise and obesity was recently accepted for publication in the Economics and Human Biology journal.
The paper was previously released as the Institute's working paper #26, you can read it here.
On September 25th VACE co-sponsored with SOPS a one-minute pitch competition. Each participant had one minute to pitch their research to the audience and the winners of the pitch competition were selected by audience vote.
Below are three of the winners that are being sponsored by VACE/ISFE. These awards are $200 each. These funds are being provided by ISFE. Two of the awardees are UK students and the other one is a Harvard student.
Aaron Yelowitz, an ISFE Affiliate, had his previous study mentioned by Isheka N. Harrison in The Moguldom Nation.
Aaron Yelowitz, an ISFE affiliate has his work mentioned by Bill McCarthy in PolitiFact.