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Posts from December 2014

Hilary W. Hoynes Recipient of the 2014 Carolyn Shaw Bell Award

Press release from the American Economic Association

HILARY W. HOYNES, Professor of Economics and Public Policy and Haas Distinguished Chair in Economic Disparities in the Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley, is the recipient of the 2014 Carolyn Shaw Bell Award. Given annually since 1998 by the Am… More

Biased policing is real - and fixable

by Jack Glaser

It is a time of protests: Occupy, student fees, police killings. Are they all connected? Yes and no. They share the theme that disenfranchisement of frustrated populations with little political power has reached a tipping point. The protest movements may inspire each other but, if we lump them together, we may fai… More

President Napolitano Joins GSPP Faculty

from Dean Henry E Brady

I am very pleased to announce that University of California President Janet Napolitano has been appointed a faculty member at UC Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy.   One of the hallmarks of top-ranked public policy schools is that they not only have world-class academic scholars who develop th… More