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Think Treasuries are risk-free? Not so fast.

Oversight of the Treasury market hasn't kept up with new technology, leaving these very safe investments unexpectedly vulnerable to major shocks, says Vanderbilt law professor Yesha Yadav in a new paper.

– Vanderbilt University


Study offers comprehensive roadmap for regulating political activity by nonprofits

Lloyd Hitoshi Mayer's comprehensive approach yields surprising and controversial solutions, beginning with the creation of a simple and broad definition of political activity that charities will be prohibited from engaging in.

– University of Notre Dame

Journal of Legislation

Mount Sinai Researchers Study Caregiving in Homes and a Health Care Workforce in Transition

Two studies examine spousal caregiving in last years of life and the adequacy of training and preparation for paid caregivers

– Mount Sinai Health System

Health Affairs; Health Affairs

Research Sheds Light on the Importance of Police Trust in the Public

Research finds that police officers who place more trust in the public are also more likely to pursue cases on their own initiative – termed proactive policing – and have higher arrest rates. The finding may have implications for public safety, p...

– North Carolina State University

Criminal Justice Policy Review, May-2019

In the Weeds: A Taxing Values Conundrum

What’s an employee to do when her employer asks her to stray from her values? In this Case in Point, Mary Gentile, Steven Mintz and William F. Miller examine a complex situation in the tricky setting of taxes and the cannabis business.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Features and Policy

Economists to present model showing success of unconventional monetary policies to Fed officials

Notre Dame associate professors Cynthia Wu and Eric Sims will present the findings in their paper on assessing the agency’s tools for dealing with economic decline to Fed Chairman Jerome Powell and other high-level economists at a Fed conference in...

– University of Notre Dame

Nation’s Leading Medical Specialty Organizations Applaud Congressional Leaders’ Introduction of Legislation to Improve Oversight and Transparency in Prior Authorization

2019 (H.R. 3107), legislation that would protect patients from unreasonable Medicare Advantage plan requirements that needlessly delay or deny access to medically necessary care

– American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

ATS Concerned by Trump Administration Action to Halt NIH Fetal Tissue Intramural Research

The American Thoracic Society is concerned by today’s announcement of the Trump Administration’s restrictions on federal support for fetal tissue research.

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Association for Molecular Pathology Expresses Serious Concerns with Congress’ Attempt to Resurrect Human Gene Patenting Debate and Reverse Settled Supreme Court Ruling

AMP has expressed serious concerns with Congress’ recent proposal to amend Section 101 of the Patent Act. If enacted, the draft legislation would overturn 150 years of patent case law and permit patenting of human genes and naturally-occurring asso...

– Association for Molecular Pathology

DISARM Act Provides Framework Needed to Spur Antibiotic R&D, Protect Existing Drugs

The introduction of the Developing an Innovative Strategy for Antimicrobial Resistant Microorganisms -- DISARM -- Act -- by United States Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and Bob Casey (D-PA) Tuesday represents an essential step toward addressing the g...

– Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)


American University Experts Discuss Future of Brexit and British Politics

– American University

Political Scientist Available: Mexico Tariff, Auto Industry Impact

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

How will the proposed tariffs affect your county?

– Northern Arizona University

Changing Minds: How Do You Communicate with Climate Change Skeptics?

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

UW anthropologist talks about unique circumstances of vehicle residency

– University of Washington

Eagleton Institute of Politics Experts Available To Discuss the New Jersey Primary Election

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick





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