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Gay Population – and Homophobia – May be Underestimated

January 30, 2014
Economics professors Katie Coffman and Lucas Coffman are authors of a new study showing that anti-gay sentiment is higher than we think, and current methods for assessing attitudes about sexuality are not as accurate as they should be.

Economic Growth Linked with Poor Health

January 30, 2014
Economics Professor Richard Steckel is author of a new study finding that the American surge in Type 2 diabetes in the South can be partially traced to the area’s rapid economic growth between 1950 and 1980.

Major Award for Professor Richard Steckel

December 12, 2011
Richard Steckel, professor of economics, of anthropology and of history: for distinguished contributions to the history of human wellbeing through analysis of heights and skeletal remains, and promoting collaboration between economic historians and physical anthropologists.