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Ben Winick, MPP'08, selected to run Chicago's new independent budget office

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After nearly two years, aldermen agree on who will run independent budget office
via - Chicago Sun-Times

Michael Belsky suggests a way to improve Chicago's fiscal health

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Take it from another mayor: Chicago must hike taxes
via - Chicago Sun-Times

Dean Karlan, MPP'97, on lifting families out of poverty

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What It Takes To Lift Families Out Of Poverty
via - NPR

Op-ed cites Bruce Meyer's work on the effects of Medicaid

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Smart Social Programs
via - New York Times

Anjali Adukia presents sanitation research at Clean India Convening

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Exploring Solutions to a Sanitation Crisis
via - Chicago Booth Social Enterprise Initiative

Kerwin Charles unpacks the social costs of America's 1.5 million missing black men

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1.5 Million Missing Black Men
via - New York Times

Jens Ludwig finds that homeowner subsidies exceed affordable housing spending

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The U.S. Spends Far More on Homeowner Subsidies Than It Does on Affordable Housing
via - Citylab

Ioana Marinescu on the driving forces behind rising wages

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US wage hikes: real progress for workers or publicity stunt?
via - Yahoo! Finance

Tomas Philipson looks at the alleged productivity crisis in pharmaceuticals

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Should Investors Pay Attention To The Alleged Productivity Crises In Pharma?
via - Forbes

Ariel Kalil on how parents' time affects child development

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Yes, Your Time as a Parent Does Make a Difference
via - New York Times