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In the News

Prof. William Howell on how presidential rituals can give the illusion of presidential competency

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03.22.2017
The Rituals Of The Presidency Make Trump Seem More Presidential
via - fivethirtyeight

CC Dubois, MPP'10, on what Congress can learn about diversity from the NFL

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03.22.2017
What The NFL Can Teach Congress About Hiring More Diverse Staffs
via - fivethirtyeight

Prof. Steve Cicala on the necessity of regulations

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03.14.2017
Regulations Can Be Costly And Inefficient, But That Doesn't Mean We Should Scrap Them
via - Forbes

Prof. Christopher Blattman evaluates effect of direct investments on African poverty

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03.14.2017
Bill Gates wants to give the poor chickens. What they need is cash.
via - Vox

Prof. James Robinson discusses institution building in different nations

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03.14.2017
The challenge of fragile states
via - Christian Science Monitor

Prof. Christopher Blattman discusses research on cash transfers for poverty alleviation

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03.13.2017
Guaranteed paycheck: Does a 'basic income' encourage laziness?
via - Christian Science Monitor

Prof. William Howell discusses Trump's "meaningless" presidential tone

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03.13.2017
Trump’s “presidential tone” is meaningless
via - Prospect

Crime Lab report shows falling percentage of murders solved by police

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03.13.2017
CHICAGO TRIES TO LEARN FROM NEW YORK CRIME FIGHTING SUCCESS
via - Associated Press

Harris PhD student Nour Abdul-Razzak shares research findings on Citizens United

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03.01.2017
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2017/02/24/how-citizens-united-gave-republicans-a-bonanza-of-seats-in-u-s-state-legislatures/?utm_term=.ff5554cfc214
via - Washington Post

Prof. James Heckman on the impact of preschool

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03.01.2017
With supports, the impact of high-quality preschool does not fade out
via - Washington Post