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 Tulane Empowers

Her idea: Helping others reach the ‘American Dream’
Tulane Urban Innovation Fellow Julia McNabb wants to help artists, musicians, small business owners and others plan for the future.
 
Deng invested as Schlieder chair in biostatistics
Hong-Wen Deng is director of the new Center for Bioinformatics and Genomics in the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
 
Art Looks Through Water
A Studio in the Woods awards residencies to five artists who will offer different perspectives on water.
 
Getting It Done in Disease-ravaged Haiti
Public health researchers rise above politics to help the Caribbean nation that has endured earthquakes and cholera.
 
Help a Budding Musician
Volunteers are needed for Roots of Music after-school program that emphasizes academics and musical instruction.
 
Barataria Bay Beckons Coastal Scientists
Researchers such as Alex Kolker are in for the long haul studying the effects of the oil spill in Barataria Bay.

Prize honors successful economist

Stefano Barbieri, a leading scholar in the study of economic issues concerning government and the public sector, is the 2011 recipient of the Larry Schloss Prize for Excellence in Economics. 

Barbieri
Stefano Barbieri's investigations have provided insights into how incentives and institutions can be established and altered to encourage cooperative behavior. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

The award is given annually to a faculty member or student at Tulane who makes the greatest contribution in our understanding of this branch of social science.

In his research, Barbieri, an associate professor in the Tulane Department of Economics, is “trying to understand how the different features of the way in which people interact end up helping or hurting them.” More...

 

 

 

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