School of Economic, Political & Policy Sciences

Research Assesses Air Pollution Risks with New Method

A team from the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences applied spatial autocorrelation to examine how closely air pollution levels and allergic diseases were related in smaller geographic areas of Seoul, South Korea. read more...

Survey Shows Voters Dismayed with British Prime Minister

UT Dallas researchers, in collaboration with scholars in Britain, have found that voters are disappointed with the performance of Prime Minister Theresa May and her Conservative government. EPPS Political Science Professors Harold Clarke and Marianne Stewart were among a team of researchers who conducted a national poll among British voters. Their findings show less than one in three voters are satisfied with May's performance and only about 20 percent believe that her government is trustworthy and honest.
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Op Ed: Immigration Not Linked to More Crime

Do immigrants commit crime at higher rates than native born Americans? Does immigration, in the aggregate, lead to more crime? In an op ed piece for the Des Moines Register, Criminology Professor Alex R. Piquero says different sources of data from different time periods show that the answer is clearly no. read more...

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