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Yinger quoted in Daily Beast article on diverse communities

According to U.S. Census data, there is a 30 percentage-point gap in homeownership between Blacks and whites—larger than it was in the 1960s, prior to when the Fair Housing Act was passed.
April 5, 2021

Popp weighs in on Biden's green stimulus spending in NY Times, Guardian

"Unless they can pair it with a policy that forces people to reduce emissions, a big spending bill doesn’t have a big impact," says David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs. But, he adds, "spending money is politically easier than passing policies to cut emissions."
March 31, 2021

Radcliffe comments on corporations' role in politics in Marketplace

"If you don’t take a stand, you’re opening yourself up to criticism of being complicit in legislation that is widely seen as violating individual rights," says Dana Radcliffe, adjunct professor of public administration and international affairs. 
March 30, 2021

Burman weighs in on scope of Biden's stimulus plan in Business Insider article

Leonard Burman, Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics, was quoted in the Business Insider article, "Biden is splitting with Obama on the economy and the proof is in their stimulus plans."
March 29, 2021

Williams discusses the US approach to warfare on History Hit podcast

Michael Williams, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, was a guest on History Hit's Warfare podcast for the episode titled "Liberalism and the American Way of War." 
March 24, 2021

Burman discusses Biden's tax proposal in Vox article

"Taking out the politics, planning a tax bill that would help reduce inequality, make the system work better, raise revenue to slow the rate of growth of the debt, all of those things would make a whole lot of sense," says Leonard Burman, Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics. "But the question is just timing, and it’s always a bad time for a tax increase because it’s hard to get your base excited about raising taxes."
March 19, 2021

Michelmore quoted in MarketWatch article on the American Rescue Plan

Undoing the earned income threshold is a particular benefit to Black and Latino children who disproportionately live in households falling underneath the earned income threshold, says Katherine Michelmore, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs.
March 8, 2021

Banks weighs in on Trump's legal problems in Newsday article

"There are various possibilities here for hiding assets or overvaluing or undervaluing assets," says Professor Emeritus William C. Banks, who was quoted in the Newsday article, "Trump’s legal problems escalate even though he’s not in power."
March 1, 2021

Five Maxwell scholars contribute to aging studies handbook

Jennifer Brooks, Andrew London, Jennifer Karas Montez, Emily Wiemers, Janet Wilmoth
March 1, 2021

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Siddiki paper on net metering in the United States published in The Electricity Journal

Kathleen Marie Smith, Chris Koski & Saba Siddiki
February 28, 2021

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Schwartz talks to Research Minutes about impact of special education

Amy Ellen Schwartz, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Chair in Public Affairs, recently co-authored a study on the impact of special education on students with learning disabilities. On this episode of Research Minutes, "Does Special Education Improve Student Outcomes," she discusses her team's findings.
February 26, 2021

Michelmore discusses the child tax credit on Marketplace

"The kids who don’t receive the full credit right now are predominantly kids who are lower income, many who are living in poverty, and many who are either Black or Latino," says Katherine Michelmore, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs. 
February 25, 2021

Study on Globalizing Public Administration by Harry Lambright and Coauthors Published

Shena Ashley, Soonhee Kim & William H. Lambright
February 25, 2021

Carboni's research on giving circles cited in Nonprofit Quarterly

The study, along with previous research conducted by Carboni on giving circles, was cited in the Nonprofit Quarterly article, "Can Giving Circles Democratize Philanthropy?
February 22, 2021

Michelmore quoted in BBC News article on US monthly child benefit

"There's just a lot of kids that don't get the credit," says Katherine Michelmore, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs. 
February 15, 2021

Michelmore weighs in on expanding the child tax credit in Sinclair Broadcast Group article

"A program that is geared toward giving families money to reduce child poverty is money well spent," says Katherine Michelmore, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs. She was quoted in the Sinclair Broadcast Group article, "Dems aim to increase, expand child tax credit, but some Republicans object." 
February 11, 2021

Banks weighs in on Republican's support for Trump in China Daily

Because Senate conviction requires a two-thirds majority, it is highly unlikely that 67 senators will line up against the former president, according to Professor Emeritus William C. Banks. 
February 10, 2021

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