The Rice University School of Social Sciences kicked off its spring research events with a Research Relay Feb. 12 highlighting global research in social sciences.
The School of Social Sciences will host an impressive lineup of research events this semester, opening with a Research Relay on February 12 that will highlight global research in social sciences.
Peter Hartley, the George A. Peterkin Professor of Economics at Rice, is the 2023 recipient of the United States Association for Energy Economics (USAEE) Adelman-Frankel Award.
For the third year in a row, Rice’s School of Social Sciences held STaRT@Rice, an innovative program that provides a snapshot of the research process coupled with professionalization training.
On October 6, 2023, the School of Social Sciences will host the second Research Relay of the semester as part of the opening reception for this year’s STaRT@Rice program.
Economics’ James DeNicco has a knack for providing Rice students, faculty and alumni with authentic Texas barbecue at Rice sporting events when he’s not in the classroom.
Rice economics instructor James “Jimmy” DeNicco has become known around campus for his straightforward and entertaining approach to teaching ECON 100, “Principles of Economics,” explaining complicated concepts using real-world examples like Texas barbecue, pop culture references and more.
Fall 2023 Research Relays to Open with “Work and Society”
Price increases were the largest source of spending per visit in emergency rooms over the past decade in four of five states studied, according to a new report from researchers at Rice University and UTHealth Houston School of Public Health.
Violent conflicts around the world have driven more people from their home countries than ever before. As these individuals and families seek safe havens, new research from Rice University has found that refugee children are up to three times more likely to be poor than adults – even within their own families.
As Big Tech releases its latest round of profit reports, Rice University economist John Diamond is available to discuss the reports following major layoffs over the past several months and what the future holds.
In the wake of recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings on student loan debt relief, LGBTQ+ protections and business owner rights, Rice University experts are available for comment.
As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to make decisions on cases involving affirmative action, student loan relief and more, Rice University experts are available for comment.
As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, government officials around the world were forced to make decisions that either prioritized human health or the economy, which highlighted the dire need for a more coordinated response to dangerous pathogens that may emerge in the future.
Joshua Fang, a Rice junior majoring in mathematical economic analysis and social policy analysis with a minor in data science, is one of 20 students selected as a Key into Public Service Scholar by the Phi Beta Kappa Society, one of the nation’s most prestigious academic honor societies.