Center for Policy Research News
Harrington Meyer discusses benefits of Fresh Air Fund in Democrat & Chronicle article
"Initially created to give children a break from the dirty smokestacks of NYC, the Fresh Air Fund now emphasizes giving children from underserved communities a break from drugs, violence, or gangs," writes University Professor Madonna Harrington Meyer.
Lopoo quoted in Medium article on immigration policy, fertility
"If we see fewer immigrants coming to the U.S., or if we start to restrict the immigrants who come in to those who look a lot like middle-class Americans, with respect to fertility rates, we’re going to see completely different fertility rates in the United States," says Len Lopoo, professor of public administration and international affairs.
Madonna Harrington Meyer named University Professor
The prestigious distinction—a four-year, renewable appointment—is granted to faculty who excel in their fields and who have made extraordinary scholarly contributions as judged by their peers nationally and internationally. “Professor Harrington Meyer’s work is focused on some of the most persistent, difficult and relevant issues facing our society. Her research and teaching challenge us to think through and find solutions that better our communities,” says Vice Chancellor and Provost Michele Wheatly.
Bifulco comments on Florida charter school report in San Francisco Chronicle
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Bifulco quoted in Chalkbeat article on concerns about charter schools
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Lopoo discusses govt policies to increase US fertility rate in Medium
"Think about a professional woman who has completed college and some graduate work and may or may not be married, and if they’re married, they have a partner with a similar income," Len Lopoo, professor of public administration and international affairs and director of the Center for Policy Research, says. "So they’re sort of in the part of their careers where they’re really climbing rapidly."
Popp quoted in Washington Post article on taxing carbon
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Paul Volcker Lecture in Behavioral Economics with Deirdre Nansen McCloskey
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Deirdre Nansen McCloskey (University of Illinois at Chicago) will present the fifth annual Paul Volcker Lecture in Behavioral Economics. For more information about this lecture, please contact Katrina Fiacchi at 315.443.9040 or email@example.com.
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