‘Well-being economics’ would reshape politics and address income inequality and climate change, says professor Dirk Philipsen

Duke Professor Dirk Philipsen

By Aedan Hannon Medill Reports Climate researchers are increasingly concerned about upcoming “tipping points,” epidemiologists are preparing for future pandemics, and political scientists are warning that income inequality and the resurgence of authoritarianism and populism are threatening the future of democracy. Dirk Philipsen, an associate research professor of economic history at Duke University and the […]

Community leaders call for steps to end racism targeting Asian Americans

By Ester Wells Medill Reports Some Asian Americans are risking death from COVID-19 rather than turning to medical care where they fear health care professionals won’t understand their language and often don’t respect their medical requests, said Chhaya Chhoum, framing the larger Asian experience in the crisis through the challenges confronted by one family her […]