Photo of previous Policy Perspective covers

Policy Perspectives

Policy Perspectives is the annual alumni and policy magazine from the McCourt School of Public Policy.

View Magazine

The Policy Memo logo

The Policy Memo

The Policy Memo is a bi-annual alumni e-newsletter from the McCourt School of Public Policy.
 

Read Newsletter

News outlet logos

McCourt in the News

Our students, faculty, and centers often make headlines.​ Check out our media coverage.​
 

Explore Stories

 

Featured News

McCourt Rises in Latest U.S. News Ranking

McCourt Rises in Latest U.S. News Ranking

March 20, 2018

Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy ranked 23rd in the U.S. News & World Report 2019 Best Public Affairs Schools Ranking, which provide one rating of the academic quality of the 282 schools of public affairs and public administration in the U.S. The U.S. News Public Affairs rankings is based solely on a peer assessment survey. The McCourt School score of 3.6 remained unchanged from the 2016 ranking..

Read Full Story

 

McCourt News Items

  • Dr. Kristalina Georgieva, chief executive officer of the World Bank
    World Bank CEO Discusses the Future of Work

    The McCourt School welcomed Dr. Kristalina Georgieva, chief executive officer of the World Bank, as our 2018-19 Whittington Lecturer. Dr. Georgieva delivered a lecture titled “The Future of Work,” on Thursday, November 1, 2018.

  • Data Essentials: Data Analysis in Python classroom photo of Laila Wahedi and student
    Data Essentials: Data Analysis in Python

    This October, MDI offered two workshops on “Data Essentials: Data Analysis in Python,” which focused on helping attendees learn how to manipulate data in Python for their research.

  • Amy O'Hara
    MDI Welcomes Data Governance and Integration Expert Amy O’Hara

    The Massive Data Institute (MDI) at the McCourt School of Public Policy is pleased to welcome data governance, data integration, and privacy expert Dr. Amy O’Hara. Dr. O’Hara joins MDI as a Research Professor and Co-Director of U.S. Census Research Data Center (RDC) at Georgetown University.

  • Georgieva
    World Bank CEO to Deliver Whittington Lecture

    The McCourt School is pleased to welcome Dr. Kristalina Georgieva, chief executive officer of the World Bank, as our 2018-19 Whittington Lecturer. Dr. Georgieva will deliver a lecture titled “The Future of Work,” on Thursday, November 1, 2018.

  • Alex
    Whittington Scholar Passionate About Environmental Justice

    The Whittington Scholarship is a prestigious award given to a second-year McCourt student who excels academically and displays a strong commitment to serving their community. This year, our deserving winner is Alex Brillman (MPP ‘20).

  • report
    New Report: Three Educational Pathways to Good Jobs

    In 1991, most good jobs did not require a BA. Today, there are three distinct pathways to good jobs: high school, middle skills, and bachelor’s degree, says new research from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW) in partnership with JPMorgan Chase & Co.

  • Dr. Rosen
    Eva Rosen Recognized As Outstanding Early Career Scholar by APPAM

    McCourt School Assistant Professor Eva Rosen has been recognized as one of the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management’s (APPAM) 40 for 40 Fellowship.

  • Future Ed1
    FutureEd Hosts Building a 21st Century School System

    If you’ve heard that U.S. students lag behind their peers in other countries, it’s because Andreas Schleicher created the test that assesses performance for 15-year-old students across the globe. On Sept. 18, the McCourt School’s FutureEd hosted Schleicher and a panel of American education leaders to consider the lessons he’s learned internationally.

  • Scholars
    McCourt Welcomes New Scholars Class

    September, 2018 - The McCourt School welcomes five distinguished students who have been awarded full scholarships based on their accomplishments and promise as policymakers.

  • Cash transfer
    McCourt and UCSD researchers put cost effectiveness of conventional foreign aid to the test

    September 19, 2018 - What is the most effective and scalable way to administer aid to vulnerable populations? It turns out that unconditional cash transfers to the poor may be more effective than conventional forms of foreign aid at producing positive health outcomes.