With unpredictable gasoline prices, a standard indexed to prices offers the greatest benefits.
Event co-sponsored by Harris, Booth focuses on Internet startup co-founded by Harris alum
Income inequality narrows only for top earners, while rest experience backwards slide
Second-year MPP student Marie-Noelle Steinig spent the summer in Namibia working at UNICEF, a humanitarian and development agency focused on children’s rights. Steinig recently sat down with Harris Public Policy to discuss her experience, including the importance of fieldwork and working in a team.
Six prominent political scientists share research-driven election insights that go against the grain.
The importance of prioritizing math for young children
In the wake of Donald Trump's victory, Harris Public Policy Professors William Howell and Anthony Fowler will discuss #Election2016 and a Trump presidency live on Facebook tomorrow, November 10. Tune in at 3pm to ask your questions.
Professor Christopher Blattman studies how industrial jobs opportunities impact workers
GSA chief Denise Turner Roth joins Harris faculty William Howell and Brett Goldstein in a lively discussion of the future (and limits) of data-driven decision-making
The interim dean discusses research and the future of Harris Public Policy.
September 30 marked the beginning of an exciting new chapter for the Harris School of Public Policy.
Summer program will include a two-week seminar and field work focused on rights and governance issues.
University partnership focuses on predicting and preventing adverse police incidents.
A conversation with CPR editor Roberto Velasco-Alvarez on the publication's past, present, and promising future.
Chicago Harris will fully match grants for all AmeriCorps alumni who pursue a Harris degree.
Center will deepen research, education efforts aimed at identifying solutions to fiscal challenges
When it comes to the inner workings of democracy, Assistant Professor Anthony Fowler is leaving no assumption untested.
A new study by Assistant Professor Koichiro Ito examines Chinese demand for air purifiers.
New appointment recognizes a preeminent political scientist and academic leader.
New faculty will add to the depth and scope of the school's expertise on energy and climate policy.
Tata Centre for Development to Tackle India’s Complex Development Challenges with Innovative Solutions
UChicago-Tata Trusts collaboration to build capacity for research and implement evidence-based policy
Family, friends, faculty and staff gathered on June 11 to honor this year's graduates.
The third annual alumni awards ceremony and reception kicked off an exciting series of events.
Chicago Harris and LSE have signed a MOU aiming to create the world’s first transatlantic partnership in global health policy and economics.
Responsibilities include directing the institute's research agenda, engaging the academic community, and setting curriculum.
Harris student Salwa Shameem investigates how constitutional reform impacts women’s rights in Vietnam.
Chicago Harris has appointed two new distinguished faculty members to join The Pearson Institute when it launches on July 1.
Harris students will tackle serious policy questions alongside OxFam America.
Assistant Professor Ioana Marinescu has found a strong connection between job loss and divorce.
Helena Bentley won a policy memo competition for her proposal on how to address cyber-security threats.
BA/MSCAPP, a new five-year joint degree program, is uniquely focused on the intersection of public policy and computer science.
An expert in labor and applied microeconomics, Charles will ensure the school's positive trajectory during the search for the next dean.
The Center for Data Science and Public Policy has received a $825,000 grant to support the development of data-driven solutions.
A record number of Harris students participated in this year's policy challenges—and one team brought home a $10,000 prize.
The appointment, announced March 31 by University President Robert J. Zimmer, is effective July 1.
The Harris School of Public Policy has launched the Policy Analytics Initiative, dedicated to transforming policy and governance through data analytics.
A new experiential learning initiative puts students to work helping clients solve policy challenges.
A new research project from the Center for Data Science and Public Policy is helping Chicago's public health officials reduce the risk of lead poisoning.
A new series of workshops run in collaboration with Chicago Booth gives Harris students the tools to develop and launch effective social ventures.
The Computational Analysis and Public Policy master's program offered Alden Golab a way to unite his data science skills and his passion for positive social impact.
A joint enterprise will merge the Place Lab and the Cultural Policy Center.
Harris Assistant Professor Koichiro Ito discusses his research on the Chinese market for air purifiers.
Harris students produced a night of lighthearted comedy for the 13th annual variety show.
The six-month certificate program develops a pipeline of talented leaders to help nonprofits and local government agencies thrive.
A new book by UCLA professor Lorrie Frasure-Yokley (MPP'01) brings fresh insight to the study of suburban politics.
The new Center for Economic Policy integrates the study of financial markets and public policy.
Chicago Harris Assistant Professor Daniel Bennett has found that antiretroviral therapy benefits even those who are not directly affected by the epidemic.
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists recently brought scholars and leaders together to discuss some of the world's most urgent challenges.
Chicago Harris Professor William Howell presented the findings at two events on Dec. 16.
A unique collaboration between political strategists and social scientists created new opportunities to learn how electoral campaigns really work.
Honorary appointment recognizes significant contributions to political economy scholarship.
Taxes on sugary drinks can help curb widespread obesity, argues Jeff Grogger.
Patricia Ritter and Luis Herskovic received first-place “poster prizes” at the recent APPAM conference.
The winning student in a contest to predict the 2015 elections outperformed the most seasoned pundits.
Jarrett will provide strategic guidance and inspiration to rising women leaders on Nov. 16.
Support from the alumni-funded scholarship will allow Galen Pierce-Gardner to strengthen his skills and pursue community outreach opportunities.
The appointment recognizes Meltzer's significant contributions in the field of health economics.
The French economist and bestselling author will speak at two events on campus November 6.
The executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme will speak at Harris' inaugural executive education program.
A major renovation dramatically improves the quality of shared and private space for students, faculty, and staff.
With She Leads Africa, Afua Osei, MBA/MPP’13, supports promising female-led start-ups in Africa and the diaspora.
Landmark donation will create The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts at Harris.
Last year was one of incredible progress at Harris—and we're just getting started.
Chicago Harris event on Sept. 30 to explore the transformative power of data-driven analysis.
Five new faculty members will enhance research in key areas and facilitate ambitious growth.
BallotReady, a free online and mobile voter guide, is gearing up for a November launch with University support.
The health of the job market is a big factor for college students choosing what to study, a new paper finds.
Chicago Harris students are partnering with arts and civic leaders to develop ArtHouse, a culinary incubator and community space.
An interactive tool from Prof. Robert Rosner lifts the veil on the cost of nuclear energy.
In Jonathan Giuffrida's hands, a jumble of raw data can become a trove of useful information.
In a new paper, Prof. William Howell finds that the federal initiative has had a substantial impact on state education policies.
Renowned female leaders join UChicago scholars to equip outstanding women with strategic tools to lead and succeed in the public square.
A new study by Prof. Michael Greenstone casts doubt on the potential of weatherization policy.
Family, friends and graduates of Chicago Harris gathered on June 13 for the University's 523rd Convocation.
The Texas A&M sociology professor was recognized for pathbreaking research on rural prison economies.
Last month, Chicago Harris alumni returned to Chicago for a weekend of friendship, networking and hard-earned recognition.
The Chicago Harris student to teach computer skills in Nepal.
IIC’s mission to spur social change in India is a welcome addition to Harris.
The New Relic executive reflects on the future of software analytics and the changing role of women in Silicon Valley.
The former White House advisor and lawyer discusses the complexities of crafting a viable domestic drone policy for the United States.
Labs will immerse second-years in real-time policy challenges
The Chicago Mayor's Office Fellows will draw on skills they've gained in the classroom to help shape the city's future.
The Center for Municipal Finance hosted a panel discussion on the benefits and risks of so-called P3 deals.
Both candidates for Chicago mayor, Rahm Emanuel and Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, will participate in the 60-minute televised forum.
Chicago Harris faculty will lead four of five new labs to test promising urban policies
Prof. Dan Black finds blacks' health suffered, despite economic benefits of move.