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How We Think Affects What We Think About Public Policies
Submitted by Jamie Luguri on April 17, 2014
Social psychology research on how abstract thinking might reduce political polarization.
Digital Reporting as a Community Empowerment Tool
Submitted by Tony Cheng on April 14, 2014
A follow up report on the digital reporting event, "Crime Beat 3.0."
The Costs of Complexity in Policy Design
Submitted by Gabe Scheffler on April 9, 2014
Complexity undermines the public's confidence and trust in government.
It's Not Just Who You Know: The Failure of Lobbying Reform
Submitted by Lara Chausow on March 27, 2014
Why the reform law doesn't end revolving door lobbyists.
Can State-Level Legislative Reform Ensure Due Process Protections for Debtors?
Submitted by Michelle Grise on March 25, 2014
Lawmakers in several states have enacted legislation designed to better protect debtors.
Mind the Gap: Data They Share May Not Be Data You Can Use
Submitted by Limor Peer on March 6, 2014
We could find ourselves with a proliferation of research products we can’t really use.
Can Directed Research Bridge Opposing Views on Expanding Medicaid?
Submitted by Martin Hackmann on March 3, 2014
Policy reform could improve the cost-effectiveness and quality of health care delivery.
Rebuilding Communities after the Military Leaves Town
Submitted by Alison Kanosky on February 26, 2014
Base closings can leave military communities in economic and environmental despair.
It’s Not Only Professors Who Increasingly Reach Out
Submitted by Daniel Feder on February 24, 2014
Kristof fails to appreciate that the next generation of academics will be even more publicly engaged.
Promoting Innovation in Drug Development
Submitted by Nicholas Downing on February 20, 2014
Key structures that limit the drug development process: technical, financial, and regulatory forces.
Bob Dahl and Yale Political Science: A Reflection
Submitted by David Mayhew on February 12, 2014
David Mayhew writes on Bob Dahl's legacy.
Making State Sentencing Policy More Responsive to Crime Rates
Submitted by Charles Decker on February 12, 2014
Using sunset provisions to deactivate tough crime laws after a set period of time.
Tech Companies, Not Consulting Firms, Should Build Government Websites
Submitted by Yousef AbuGharbieh on January 29, 2014
Tech companies have far better track records producing consumer-facing websites.
Tax subsidies upheld on ObamaCare exchanges - Judge Friedman finds the ACA "clear"
Submitted by Abbe Gluck on January 15, 2014
The first merits decision in the Obamacare tax subsidy litigation has been handed down, and it is a big victory for the federal Government.
Is the Six-Year Itch Just a Senate Thing?
Submitted by David Mayhew on January 13, 2014
Do presidents and their parties end up worse off after the second midterm elections?
The Least Productive Congress in History?
Submitted by David Mayhew on January 2, 2014
How is Congress's productivity being measured?
Papachristos and Meares on Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue
Submitted by admin on December 23, 2013
The authors look at gun violence as a public health issue
The Individual Mandate and the Elusive Goal of Equal Access to Health Insurance
Submitted by Martin Hackmann on December 16, 2013
Why the ACA's individual mandate is good for economics and for people's health
How Congress Works (And the ObamaCare Subsidies Lawsuit)
Submitted by Abbe Gluck on December 12, 2013
The pending Obamacare health exhange lawsuit should be decided within the next week or so
Hacker and Hathaway on Congressional Gridlock & Presidential Power
Submitted by admin on December 9, 2013
A dysfunctional Congress is not fixed by unchecked presidential power
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