The Economist: Good News is No News

Jessica Reyes’ research on lead and falling crime rates was featured in The Economist, Atlantic and Daily Mail (UK).

Chicago Tribune: Lead and crime

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna
The research of Amherst faculty member Jessica Wolpaw Reyes ’94—which found a link between the nation’s phase-out of leaded gasoline and a decrease in crime rates from 1992 to 2002—was noted in an editorial that urged the Illinois legislature to pass an upcoming bill. Reyes and her work were also mentioned in a subsequent piece t

Lead Paint Policy and Procedure

Lead Abatement Policy