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Amanda Kass, Assistant Director of the Center for Municipal Finance, examines the causes of Illinois' pension crisis

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News Analysis: Massive State and Local Pension Debt Often Means Higher Taxes
via - Tax Analysts

Public Radio International CEO Alisa Miller, MBA/MPP'99, proposes a novel way to improve newsroom diversity

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News Media Is Overwhelmingly White: How to Fix It
via - Fortune

Prof. Michael Greenstone on American support for a carbon tax policy

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Americans Appear Willing to Pay for a Carbon Tax Policy
via - New York Times

Prof. Amy Claessens and fellow researchers encourage parents to treat early math education seriously

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Teaching parents to talk math with their kids
via - Boston Globe

Sam Ori, MPP'03, cites research from Profs. Michael Greenstone and Koichiro Ito on willingness to pay to fight climate change

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How Much Will Americans Pay to Battle Climate Change? Not Much
via - Wall Street Journal

Joseph Schwieterman, PhD'90, on Chicago's first 'shared street'

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'Shared street' on Argyle is off to bumpy start
via - Chicago Tribune

Prof. James Robinson considers the underlying causes of vigilante violence

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How Countries Like the Philippines Fall Into Vigilante Violence
via - New York Times

New initiative invests $10 million in Harris' Place Lab

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Public Spaces on Chicago’s South, West Sides Get $10 Million Investment
via - Chicago Tonight

Prof. William Howell assesses President Obama's priorities in his last 100 days

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'The last 100 days': How a lame-duck Obama presidency might play out
via - CBC News

Prof. Tomas Philipson compares cancer treatment outcomes in Europe and the U.S.

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EU vs US Cancer Care: You Get What You Pay For
via - Forbes