Apr 28, 2020
Publications from Community Health and Environmental Policy
Meeting Climate, Mobility, and Equity Goals in Transportation Planning Under Wide-Ranging Scenarios: A Demonstration of Robust Decision Making 2020
Robust Decision Making offers a promising complement and possibly future alternative to current prediction-based and scenario approaches that could help planners better manage in today's conditions of fast-paced change.
Do Recent Experiences of Sexual Violence and Co-Occurring Depression and Anxiety Symptoms Predict Poorer Functioning One Year Later During the Transition to Young Adulthood? 2020
This study suggests that past year experiences of sexual violence, along with concurrent depression and anxiety symptoms, can affect functioning across a variety of health domains one year later during early young adulthood.
Natech or Natural? An Analysis of Hazard Perceptions, Institutional Trust, and Future Storm Worry Following Hurricane Harvey 2020
The present study examined the relationships hazard perceptions had with institutional trust and future storm worry following Hurricane Harvey.
The Social Structure of Climate Change Research and Practitioner Engagement: Evidence from California 2020
This study thus examines the perspectives and experiences of researchers regarding practitioner engagement, drawing from an original survey of California's climate research community and supplemental interviews.
Demystifying the Belt and Road Initiative: A Clarification of its Key Features, Objectives and Impacts 2020
This report describes the Belt and Road Initiative's common criticisms, defining characteristics, and externalities, and the authors explore implications for policymakers.
Our study depicts a generally positive picture of age-related changes in three important aspects of decision-making competence and it shows that starting levels of decision-making competence are predictive of decision-making performance over time.
Practical Factors Determining Adolescent Substance Use Treatment Settings: Results from Four Online Stakeholder Panels 2020
This study aimed to identify practical factors that stakeholders find most critical to consider when planning adolescent substance use treatment.
Economic Losses from Extreme Weather in the U.S. Gulf Coast Region: Spatially Differential Contributions of Climate Hazard and Socioeconomic Exposure and Vulnerability 2020
A novel socio-climate hazard typology (SCT) was developed that integrates locally defined climate hazard and socioeconomic exposure and social vulnerability typologies. We regressed the SCT types and their constituent hazard and socioeconomic components against the cumulative economic loss from extreme weather events in order to attribute economic losses to different interactions among climate hazards, socioeconomic exposure, and vulnerability.