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Green Building, The Economy, and Public Policy

Event: A Two-Day International Symposium

Date: December 2, 2009

The California Budget Crisis

The California Budget Crisis

Henry Brady, John Ellwood, Senator Carol J. Liu

Event: Homecoming 2009

Date: November 13, 2009 Duration: 86 minutes

What does the California budget crisis mean for its public programs and politics? Can Humpty Dumpty be put back together again, or is the Golden State broken beyond repair? Do we need a constitutional convention to change the way we do business? Do we need a constitutional convention to change the way we do business?

YouTube, Blogs, Texting, the Web: How Are New Media Changing Politics?

YouTube, Blogs, Texting, the Web: How Are New Media Changing Politics?

Henry E. Brady, Bruce Cain, Geoffrey Nunberg

Event: Cal Day 2009

Date: April 18, 2009 Duration: 64 minutes

How have New Media influenced elections and political governance, and shaped the language of civic engagement? Hear this panel sponsored by the Goldman School's Class of '68 Center on Civility & Democratic Engagement.

2009 Wildavsky Forum Panel Discussion: Changing Inequality: What produces and changes levels of inequality?

2009 Wildavsky Forum Panel Discussion: Changing Inequality: What produces and changes levels of inequality?

Dr. Rebecca M. Blank, Lee Friendman, Mike Hout, Steven Raphael, Robert Reich

Event: 2009 Wildavsky Forum - Dr. Rebecca Blank

Date: March 13, 2009 Duration: 117 minutes

Economic inequality in the United States is large by any measure. In part this reflects the structure of U.S. labor markets, but inequities in individual labor market outcomes are magnified by family formation and by patterns of wealth-holding. Can existing patterns of inequality be altered? This talk will discuss a conceptual framework for thinking about mechanisms to alter inequality, and the evidence to support different approaches.