Quantifying mental health impacts of Covid-19 lockdowns among senior population in Turkey

Visiting scientist (and former Harvard Bell Fellow) Onur Altindag, PhD, is an author on a new working paper that sets out to quantify the mental health effects experienced by those … Continue reading “Quantifying mental health impacts of Covid-19 lockdowns among senior population in Turkey”

A population-level look at subjective well-being after the 2014 Affordable Care Act Medicaid expansion

Researchers affiliated with the Harvard Pop Center, including Director Lisa Berkman, have published a study that looks at the impact of the Medicaid expansion on subjective well-being among low-income and … Continue reading “A population-level look at subjective well-being after the 2014 Affordable Care Act Medicaid expansion”

Harvard Pop Center Working Paper: What kind of impact did 3 million refugees have on businesses and the informal economy?

According to a working paper authored by recent Harvard Bell Fellow Onur Altindag and his colleagues, the Syrians refugees that flowed into Turkey had a positive impact on its informal … Continue reading “Harvard Pop Center Working Paper: What kind of impact did 3 million refugees have on businesses and the informal economy?”

How does Syrian refugee influx influence voting behavior and election outcomes in Turkey?

A working paper co-authored by by Bell Fellow Onur Altindag, PhD, shows that the massive influx of approximately three million Syrians into Turkey brought about only a modest drop in support … Continue reading “How does Syrian refugee influx influence voting behavior and election outcomes in Turkey?”

A closer look at minors’ use of U.S. courts to bypass parental consent when seeking an abortion

Harvard Bell Fellow Onur Altindag, PhD, is co-author of a paper published in the American Journal of Public Health that reveals significant demographic differences between minors who seek an abortion … Continue reading “A closer look at minors’ use of U.S. courts to bypass parental consent when seeking an abortion”