DACA led to improved educational outcomes, lower teenage birthrate for young immigrant community
Inside Higher Ed: Study Finds Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Increased Educational Attainment
Journalist Elizabeth Redden with the website Inside Higher Ed covered the research of SMU government policy expert Elira Kuka.
Market Watch covered the research of SMU government policy expert economist Elira Kuka.
The website Vox covered the research of SMU government policy expert economist Elira Kuka.
Female students exposed briefly to charismatic career women are inspired to pursue male-dominated field
Easy, inexpensive experiment briefly sent inspiring female role models into intro to econ classes and sharply increased college female interest in the male-dominated, well-paying field of economics.
SMU economist wins recognition for extensive landmark research on corruption.
The National Bureau of Economic Research, the nation's leading nonprofit economic research organization, has appointed SMU Assistant Professor Elira Kuka a faculty research fellow.
Quartz internet news magazine covered the research of SMU Economics Professor Klaus Desmet and colleagues.
NPR journalist Gabrielle Emanuel covered the research of SMU government policy expert Elira Kuka for All Things Considered on NPR as part of its series "The Mental Health Crisis In Our Schools." The segment examined the impact on an entire school classroom when one student is victimized by domestic violence at home. Kuka, an assistant professor in the Department of Economics, and her colleagues found that new data shows violence in the home hinders the academic performance not only of the student who is abused, but also of their classmates, too.