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Research Spotlight: Does public insurance provide better care?

In the fierce national debate over a new federal law that requires all Americans to have health insurance, it’s widely assumed that private health insurance can do a better job than the public insurance funded by the U.S. government. But … Continue reading

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Research Spotlight: Mathematical model predicts nations’ stability

Thanks to a new model created by an international research group, it is now possible to predict which European countries are more likely to become united or which are more likely to break up. It does so by not only … Continue reading

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Research Spotlight: In Africa, cell phone boom can’t mask development needs

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Economics celebrates 50th anniversary of SMU’s oldest Ph.D. program

The Department of Economics in SMU’s Dedman College celebrated the 50th anniversary of its Ph.D. program – the University’s first – on May 7, 2010, in the Jones Great Hall of Meadows Museum. The program was founded by Richard B. … Continue reading

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Research Spotlight: What causes appendicitis?

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Research Spotlight: Does might make right in global trade rules?

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