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Women in Politics, Public Pensions and Voter Turnout with Sarah Anzia

Women in Politics, Public Pensions and Voter Turnout with Sarah Anzia

Sarah Anzia, Henry E. Brady

Date: May 8, 2017 Duration: 27 minutes

Women who are elected to Congress perform better, on average, than their male counterparts, according to research conducted by political scientist Sarah Anzia. They secure more federal funding for their districts, sponsor or co-sponsor more legislation and are seen as more collaborative with fellow members. But why are there so few in Congress? In many cases, it's just about being asked.

Providing Healthcare in Trump’s America with Jackie Bender—In the Arena with Jonathan Stein

Providing Healthcare in Trump’s America with Jackie Bender—In the Arena with Jonathan Stein

Jackie Bender, Jonathan Stein

Date: May 1, 2017 Duration: 22 minutes

As an advocate for the California hospitals that provide the core of the state's healthcare safety net, Jackie Bender (MPP '11) is on high alert over calls to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. She talks here with Jonathan Stein (MPP/JD '13) about how GOP plans in Congress would affect the millions of patients who now depend on the medical centers she represents as the Vice President of Policy for California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems.

Quality Assurance Program for Higher Education Pedagogy

Quality Assurance Program for Higher Education Pedagogy

Michael O'Hare

Date: April 24, 2017 Duration: 53 minutes

Michael O'Hare makes an argument for how quality assurance for teaching in higher education could increase student learning (and reduce costs of all kinds) as they have in so many other fields of endeavor.

California and the Climate Fight: Cal Day 2017

California and the Climate Fight: Cal Day 2017

Solomon Hsiang, Ned Helme, Meredith Fowlie, Carol Zabin

Event: Cal Day 2017

Date: April 22, 2017 Duration: 60 minutes

With the US's commitment to the Paris Agreement in question and the future of federal climate change policy unclear, what steps should California take to remain at the forefront of climate action policy? UC Berkeley's Meredith FowlieSol Hsiang, and Carol Zabin join in a discussion moderated by CEPP's Ned Helme about California's policy options given potential conflicts with the Trump administration on issues of climate change and the environment.