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Q&A with Jim Sullivan of Notre Dame’s Lab for Economic Opportunity

A lab at the University of Notre Dame wants the conversation on how to solve poverty to hinge on research—and it’s effort is about to broaden. Jim Sullivan, Ph.D., co-founded and directs the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities, a research hub with a focus on answering questions with data that ultimately leads to tangible impact.

Notre Dame develops opioid transaction database

“Understanding the root of the drug crisis is crucial for medical professionals, researchers and policymakers to mitigate its impact effectively,” said William Evans, the Keough-Hesburgh Professor of Economics and co-founder of the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities.

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