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Conceptualising Policy Design in the Policy Process

Saba Siddiki, Cali Curley

In this article, Saba Siddiki, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, and her co-author discuss how scholars guided by different orientations to studying policy design are addressing and measuring common policy design concepts and themes, and offer future research opportunities.

January 10, 2022

Tracking COVID’s Toll

Pandemic research by Maxwell faculty and students is shaping policy and perception on everything from aging to opioid addiction.

December 21, 2021

The impact of pork-barrel capital funding in schools: Evidence from participatory budgeting in NYC

Michah W. Rothbart, David J. Schwegman, Iuliia Shybalkina
Michah Rothbart examines the impact of pork-barrel capital funding in New York City schools in a study published in Public Budgeting & Finance.
December 16, 2021

See related: Economic Policy

Impacts of Property Tax Levy on Housing Price and Rent

Ping Zhang, Yilin Hou and Bo Li
Professor Yilin Hou examines the  impact of property tax levy (RPT) on China’s housing price in article published in China Finance and Economic Review.
December 2, 2021

See related: China

The Effect of EITC Exposure in Childhood on Marriage and Early Childbearing

Katherine Michelmore, Leonard M. Lopoo
Katherine Michelmore and Len Lopoo examine the effect of Earned Income Tax Credit exposure in childhood on marriage and early childbearing.
December 1, 2021

See related: Parenting & Family

Limited contracts, limited quality? effects of adjunct instructors on student outcomes

Maria Zhu
In an article published in Economics of Education Review, Assistant Professor of Economics Maria Zhu examines the effects of adjunct professors on student outcomes.
December 1, 2021

Monnat Quoted in BBC Article on US Drug Overdose Deaths

Shannon Monnat, associate professor of sociology, is quoted in the BBC article, "US annual drug overdose deaths hit record levels."
November 18, 2021

Zhu paper on the effects of adjunct instructors on student outcomes published in Econ of Edu Review

Maria Zhu
Zhu paper on the effects of adjunct instructors on student outcomes published in Econ of Edu Review
October 22, 2021

Yingyi Ma Discusses Experiences of Chinese Students in US

Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology and director of Asian/Asian American Studies, took part in a virtual program, "People-to-People Exchange: Chinese Students in the U.S.," hosted by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations (NCUSCR).
October 6, 2021

See related: China, Education, United States

Risk Factors Explaining Military Deaths From Suicide, 2008–2017: A Latent Class Analysis

Scott D. Landes, Janet M. Wilmoth, Andrew S. London
Sociologists Scott Landes, Andrew London and Janet Wilmoth examine the risk factors in military deaths by suicide.
September 25, 2021

See related: Mental Health

Three Faculty Members Named O’Hanley Scholars

Each was selected for outstanding teaching, scholarship and other accomplishments, including success with external grant support and service to the institution.
September 17, 2021

AP Article: Popp Weighs in on Biden's Proposed Civilian Climate Corps

David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the Associated Press article, "Biden, Dems push Civilian Climate Corps in echo of New Deal."
September 9, 2021

Rosenthal paper on effects of mortgage payment burden on underwater homeowners published in REE

John P. Harding, Jing Li, Stuart S. Rosenthal & Xirui Zhang
August 28, 2021

See related: Housing

Leonard Lopoo Named Volcker Chair at Maxwell School

A faculty member since 2004, he additionally serves as the director of the Center for Policy Research and director and co-founder of the Maxwell X Lab. 
August 19, 2021

Heflin paper on childhood injuries and food stamp benefits published in BMC Pediatrichealt

Colleen M. Heflin, Irma Arteaga, Jean Felix Ndashimye & Matthew P. Rabbitt
August 5, 2021

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Chloe East (UC Denver) will present "The Labor Market Effects of Immigration Enforcement." This lecture is co-sponsored by Maxwell's Economics Department and CPR. For more information, please contact Emily Minnoe at erminnoe@syr.edu. 


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