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PPIA 2012

The Goldman school once again welcomes 30 outstanding college juniors from across the nation to the Public Policy International Affairs Junior Summer Institute, a seven-week, intensive immersion into the world of public policy. The program, with its focus on empowering and better serving historically under-se… More

The Impact of the Supreme Court Health Law Ruling

Professor John Ellwood convenes a panel of experts to address the major consequences of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act, including what the decision means for future health reform, constitutional law, medical care, the insurance market, insurance premiums, public policy and politics. … More

Making Schools Work

Amid the ceaseless and cacophonous debates about how to close the achievement gap, we’ve turned away from one tool that has been shown to work: school desegregation. That strategy, ushered in by the landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education, has been unceremoniously ushered out, an … More

Reforming the Peace Corps

In November 2011, President Barack Obama signed the Kate Puzey Peace Corps Volunteer Protection Act into law, enacting the most substantial reform of the iconic agency since its inception in 1961.The legislation was the result of years of advocacy from David Puzey (MPP/ERG Candidate '14), whose sister, Pe… More