Thomas Buchmueller, professor of business economics and public policy, and health management and policy, and Helen Levy, research associate professor of public policy and health management and policy, contend the Affordable Care Act will feed Americans’ addiction to subsidies.
Detroit Free Press
Sarah Clark, research assistant professor of pediatric and communicable diseases, was quoted about her study that found most American parents would prefer email consultations with doctors instead of office visits when their kids have minor illnesses — but nearly half don’t want to pay for it.
U.S. News & World Report
Research by Melvin Stephens, associate professor of economics, on how changes in the labor market affect voter turnout was featured.
Emily Somers, assistant professor of internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, and environmental health services, was quoted in a story about her research into the higher rates of lupus among African-American women.
Detroit Free Press
George Siedel, professor of business law, was quoted about potential safety issues related to the Google Glass wearable computing device that is in the early stages of development.
Comments by John DeCicco, research professor at the U-M Energy Institute, were featured in a story about the failure of electric vehicles to gain a strong foothold among American car buyers.
The New Yorker
In an article about the growing reliance on electroencephalography to detect ADHD, Bruno Giordani, professor of psychiatry, neurology and psychology, said, “I’m not sure everybody needs an EEG. There has not been enough research to say that if your theta isn’t high enough and your beta isn't low enough, you don't have ADHD.”
The Detroit News
Nicholas Bagley, assistant professor of law, co-wrote an opinion piece that asserts that provisions exist in the Affordable Care Act that would waive penalties incurred by the failure to register online for Obamacare in a timely manner.
Mark Clague, associate professor of musicology, was interviewed about the newly established U-M Gershwin Initiative.
A story on repaying federal student loans featured the research of Susan Dynarski, professor of public policy, education and economics, and Daniel Kreisman, research fellow in public policy, that calls for a single, income-based repayment system that automatically deducts payments from borrowers’ paychecks.
Inside Higher Ed