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Posts from 2018

State Budgeting—How’s California Doing?

State Receives Strong Grades on Forecasting and Reserve Practices But Falls Short on Pensions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sarah Swanbeck, Executive Director Berkeley Institute for the Future of Young Americans 510-642-0891 swanbeck@berkeley.edu Dec 12, 2018 The Volcker Alliance released its second annual report comparing state budgeting practices across all 50 U.S. states. The report, Truth and Integ… More

Sol Hsiang Awarded NatGeo AI for Earth Innovation Grant

Solomon Hsiang, Chancellor’s Associate Professor of Public Policy, is one of eleven changemakers selected to receive a Microsoft and National Geographic AI for Earth Innovation Grant to apply artificial intelligence (AI) to help understand and protect the planet. Each AI for Earth Innovation Grant … More

Food and Agriculture Policy Group

By Karin Vosgueritchian (MPP Candidate ‘19)

The Food & Agriculture Policy Group’s mission is to explore how policy can achieve equity, justice, and economic and environmental sustainability within food and agriculture systems. By providing resources, convening conversations, and facilitating collaboration within the UC Berkeley community and beyon… More

[PODCAST] Talk Policy To Me: Dockless Scooters

Are dockless scooters a bane on urban areas, or the next smart transportation innovation? Goldman School student Reem Rayef interviews two experts about dockless scooters, and how they are influencing conversations in both technology and transit policy arenas. Guests: Brianne Eby, Policy Analyst with the Eno … More