Research

Elsevier,

China Economic Review, Volume 65, February 2021

This paper investigates the relationship between institutional freedom and environmental resources from the perspective of forest carbon sinks, which is different from previous studies. This paper examines the shape of the relationship between forest carbon sinks and economic development.
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The Lancet Digital Health, Volume 3, Issue 3, 2021, Pages e144-e146, ISSN 2589-7500

This journal article advances SDG 3 and 10 by examining how structural inequalities, biases, and racism in society are easily encoded in datasets and in the application of data science, and how this practice can reinforce existing social injustices and health inequalities as well as the role of data scientists in tackling racism.
Elsevier,

Midwifery, Volume 93, February 2021, 102888

This journal article addresses SDG 5 and 10 by showcasing maternity ideals, and the ideal of the “natural” birth, can be particularly stressful on those who fear childbirth. Norms concerning femininity and cisgender can contribute to FOC among those who do not comfortably conform with feminine body ideals or feminine gender expressions.
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Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 2021

This journal article addresses SDG 5 by showing that the way society is organized causes several gender biases that may be reflected throughout women's careers. Funding agencies, universities, and society need to take steps to consider the systemic bias that women experience throughout their careers.
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Economic Effects of Natural Disasters, Theoretical Foundations, Methods, and Tools, 2021, Pages 77-95

This book chapter advances SDG 5 and 13 by unpacking the gendered nature of economic dimensions of climate change and identifing that climate change needs to be seen as a pervasive economic issue impacting men and women differently.
Elsevier,

The Lancet Global Health,
2021,
ISSN 2214-109X

This journal article advances SDG 3 and 10 by exploring racial inequality intersecting with a gender lens.
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Materials and the Environment (Third Edition): Chapter 2 - Resource consumption and its drivers, Volume , 2021.

This book chapter advances SDG 12 by summarizing the orders of magnitude of the flow of materials, energy and water that material production entails.
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Materials and the Environment, Third Edition: Chapter 11 - Renewable materials, natural materials, Volume , 2021

This book chapter advances SDGs 9 and 12 by exploring whether renewable materials, derived wholly or in part from nature, can play a larger role in the engineering economy of the 21st century.
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Handbook of Advanced Approaches Towards Pollution Prevention and Control, 2021, Pages 281-305

This book chapter advances SDGs 3 and 6 by explaining why SDG goals toward clean water are so essential to those targeting good health.
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Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, Ninth Edition, 2021, Pages 131-149

This chapter addresses SDG 10 and SDG 3 by reviewing the explosion of research over the past 15 years on the role of segregation, and resultant differences in childhood neighborhood quality, as fundamental causes of health disparities over the life course.

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