sarah sokhey

Cracking the nest egg: when governments mess with pensions

Feb. 16, 2019

In studying countries that privatized their social-security programs, Sarah Wilson Sokhey discovered that many post-communist countries ended up reversing their policy changes for short-term political or financial reasons.

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CU Boulder’s geoscientists, ranked world’s best, showcase rock-it science

Feb. 5, 2019

From glacial landslides to the secrets of beaver dams, world’s top geoscientists present latest science at international conference If you take a stroll through the Benson Earth Sciences building on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, you will see a banner in the building’s foyer above the clock made of...

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How chronic pain threatens a good night’s sleep

Jan. 28, 2019

Chronic pain and sleep might be even more connected than previously thought, according to new research

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Reticent experts still have climate advocacy choices, scholars say

Jan. 20, 2019

Scientists can be climate advocates without tarring reputations, CU Boulder researchers contend.

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Have a goal? Here's how to boost your chances of reaching it

Jan. 9, 2019

In this informative talk, Psychologist Sabine Doebel explains why iPhone apps don't help you boost executive function doesn’t work and instead, what you can do to accomplish your goals.

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Outstanding grad examines ‘the enemies of conservation’

Dec. 21, 2018

Collaboration between social scientists and wildlife conservationists is key to preserving the environment and protecting human rights, she concludes.

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Want to help your kid sleep well? Dim those lights

Dec. 18, 2018

CU Boulder studied the effects of exposing preschoolers to light before they went to bed.

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Renewable energy goals can A) boost infrastructure or B) cut emissions

Dec. 6, 2018

States working within our nation’s patchwork of Renewable Portfolio Standards apparently can’t have their cake and eat it too, according to a recent study.

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‘Til death do us part

Dec. 6, 2018

New research from CU Boulder suggests that the quality of your marriage may be linked to how long you live.

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Declining warblers making the best of bad situation

Dec. 3, 2018

The discovery of a rare three-species warbler hybrid suggests bird species in sharp decline are struggling to find suitable mates.

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