Apr 26, 2019
Social and Behavioral Policy Publications
This online tool shows the effect that improving diet quality in the United States could have on health and economic outcomes, such as the prevalence of diet-related illness, health care spending, and labor force participation, over a 30-year period. The user can explore the effects of a dietary improvement on several outcomes, across different metrics and population sub-groups.
Unemployment increases the probability a worker receives financial assistance from their family, inclusive of all demographic subgroups.
Moonlighting to the Side Hustle: The Effect of Working an Extra Job on Household Poverty for Households With Less Formal Education 2020
To understand who works multiple jobs and its effect on economic well-being, we used the Survey of Income and Program Participation to estimate the effect of secondary earnings on household poverty.
In this paper, we directly approach the potential costs, inefficiencies, and inequities of aiding family members.
Understanding Sleep Facilitators, Barriers, and Cultural Dimensions in Native American Urban Youth 2020
This study uses systematic qualitative methods with AI/AN youth to explore their sleep environment and sleep behaviors. Key concerns discussed were poor sleep hygiene, excessive use of electronics at bedtime, issues with temperature regulation, and noise within and outside the home.
The purpose of this article is to start a dialogue about how one can better use measurement to promote large-scale system change.
Women-centered Rituals and Levels of Domestic Violence: A Cross-Cultural Examination of Ritual as a Signaling and Solidarity-Building Strategy 2020
Prior research suggests domestic violence against women to be more common in societies with patrilocality. Women-centered rituals build social solidarity to mitigate domestic violence. We find domestic violence is not particularly associated with patrilocality, but that women-centered rituals appear protective against domestic violence irrespective of post-marital residence pattern.
A Pilot Test of Game Changers, a Social Network Intervention to Empower People with HIV to Be Prevention Advocates in Uganda 2020
We developed and conducted a pilot test of Game Changers, a 6-session group-based intervention that aims to empower people with HIV to be agents for HIV prevention by initiating conversations about HIV with social network members.
Amplifying Stewardship: Characteristics and Trends Stewards Consider When Expanding Equitable Well-Being 2020
This report profiles characteristics of people who are not only impressive stewards, but also are helping to grow the entire field of system stewardship for well-being.
Systematic Review of the Emerging Literature on the Effectiveness of Naloxone Access Laws in the United States 2020
The existing literature on naloxone access laws in the United States supports beneficial effects for increased naloxone distribution, but provides inconclusive evidence for reduced fatal opioid overdose.