Faculty Research and Achievements

Faculty Research and Achievements

Media Mention May 16, 2017

UNDERSTANDING SYRIAN CREMATORIUM NEWS AND HOW IT MAY RELATE TO RUSSIA

University of Texas LBJ School of Public Affairs Professor Alan Kuperman calls President Trump the most “unpredictable” in American history.

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Media Mention May 16, 2017

STUDY: TAKING ABORTION PILL AT HOME AS SAFE AS IN A CLINIC

Medical abortions done at home with online help and pills sent in the mail appear to be just as safe as those done at a clinic, according to a new study from the LBJ School of Public Affairs.

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Media Mention May 16, 2017

UT study: Banned internet-supervised abortions are safe

University of Texas research into abortion has yielded a conclusion in stark contrast to state law: Abortions properly supervised over the internet are safe for women.

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Media Mention May 16, 2017

Women Safely Take Abortion Pills At Home, With Online Consult

Medical abortions done at home with online help and pills sent in the mail appear to be just as safe as those done at a clinic, according to a new study.

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Media Mention May 16, 2017

‘Internet abortions’ may be safe option where procedure is restricted, study suggests

Researcher Abigail Aiken of the University of Texas at Austin and her collaborators in several other countries concluded that “self sourced medical abortions using online telemedicine can be highly effective, and outcomes compare favorably” with clinical protocols.

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Media Mention May 16, 2017

Online abortion drugs are safe and effective – but they're still illegal

Women who used an online abortion service report a high rate of efficiency in ending their pregnancies, with a low rate of adverse effects. The vast majority of women who had bad reactions after taking the drugs sought appropriate medical help, according to research from the LBJ School's Abigail

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Media Mention May 14, 2017

Fed Officials Test New Argument for Tightening: Protect the Poor

To protect the poorest Americans, should central bankers raise interest rates faster? At least one of them is making that argument. LBJ Professor James Galbraith discusses.

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Media Mention May 13, 2017

Town hall meeting draws more than 400 people in East Austin

U.S. Rep. Roger Williams turned down invitations to attend meetings in his congressional district. A panel of nonpartisan experts, including LBJ Professor Josh Busby, talked about several issues, including health care and the border wall.

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Media Mention May 10, 2017

Raise the age

A century-old law on the books in Texas provides that all 17-year-olds arrested in Texas, including juveniles who have committed misdemeanors, are automatically sent through the adult system, regardless of their alleged offense, their maturity level or their personal or criminal history, according

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Media Mention May 9, 2017

Commentary: Texas’ future unravels with budget cuts to higher education

LBJ Professor Kenneth Ashworth laments the Texas Legislature's cuts to higher education.

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