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CHPSR's Berry PublishedResearch Associate Professor Carolyn Anne Berry, deputy director of NYU Wagner�s Center for Health and Public Service Research [CHPSR], co-authored an article, �Nutrient Intake of Adolescents with Diabetes,� in the journal Diabetes Educator [28(3), pp.382-388]. She also recently co-wrote an article, �The Relationship of Life Stressors and Maternal Depression to Pediatric Asthma Morbidity in a Subspecialty Practice,� for the journal Ambulatory Pediatrics [1(4), pp. 185-193].
New Working Paper: Analysis of the Effects of Microfinance on Poverty ReductionThis paper was prepared by Jonathan Morduch and Barbara Haley for the Canadian International Development Agency, November 2001. A focused review of the microfinance literature was conducted to evaluate recent publications regarding the impact of microfinance on poverty reduction. The report concludes that there is ample evidence to support the positive impact of microfinance on poverty reduction.
Real Estate and Urban Policy Center Joins Wagner School's Roster of Research ResourcesThe Furman Center For Real Estate and Urban Policy is now a joint research center between the NYU School of Law and the Wagner School announced Wagner Dean Jo Ivey Boufford and Professor Michael Schill, the Center's director and a faculty member with joint appointments at the Law School and Wagner.
New Book: Who Makes Good Citizens? Probes Schools' RoleMAKING GOOD CITIZENS: Education and Civil Society, edited by Diane Ravitch and Joseph P. Viteritti (Yale University Press 2001) brings together distinguished scholars from a variety of disciplines to probe the relation between education and a healthy democracy. Their original and provocative discussions cut across a range of important topics: the cultivation of democratic values, the formation of social capital in schools and communities, political conflict in a pluralist society, the place of religion in public life, the enduring problems of racial inequality.