New McCourt School Poll Explores Americans’ Lost Faith in Institutions

    A new initiative aimed at building solutions for declining trust in institutions, greater political polarization and weakening support for democratic principles was announced this week at the McCourt School of Public Policy’s annual LEAD conference.

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    McCourt’s Kugler discovers very long lasting impacts from cash transfer program

    A new study by Professor Adriana Kugler at the McCourt School of Public Policy and recently released by the National Bureau of Economic Research finds significant long-term benefits from Mexico’s conditional cash transfer (CCT) program, known as Prospera.

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    Prominent Scholars to Join McCourt School of Public Policy Faculty

    A leading public management expert and a top figure in aging and survey research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs will become part of the faculty of Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy this fall.

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    Academic, Financial Support Critical to Low-Income and Minority Student Success

    Low-income and minority students are far more likely to complete their degrees at colleges and universities that provide academic and financial support, according to a recent book co-authored by Georgetown professor Harry Holzer.

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    McCourt Team Wins Public Policy Challenge

    The winning team of McCourt School students competing in the Georgetown Public Policy Challenge created a plan to increase flu vaccination awareness and accessibility for low income people in Washington D.C.

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    Army Students, McCourt Host Civilian-Military Leadership Forum

    The McCourt School of Public Policy and the Joint Chiefs of Staff Interns held their inaugural Civilian-Military Leadership Forum on February 26th, 2018 at Georgetown University. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Michael Mullen joined a panel discussion moderated by CNN contributor and McCourt School adjunct professor Paul Begala.

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    New Study Ranks McCourt Seventh in Research Output

    The McCourt School of Public Policy ranks highest among policy schools in the nation’s capital for the quality and quantity of research according to a new study published by professors at Columbia University and the University of Warwick.

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    McCourt Hosts Brazilian Governor for Federalism Discussion

    The McCourt School hosted Fernando Pimentel, Governor of the Brazilian state Minas Gerais, on Tuesday, Feb. 13 for a discussion about federalism and participatory politics in Brazil. McCourt Assistant Professor Paasha Mahdavi moderated the discussion.

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    NY Times Columnist David Brooks Discusses Cultural Change

    New York Times columnist David Brooks explored how America might restore a sense of national unity in America during the 2018 Whittington Lecture Feb. 15 at Georgetown.

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    McCourt’s Massive Data Institute and Netherlands Central Bureau of Statistics Sign MOU

    McCourt School demonstrates commitment to data-driven and global policy scholarship - Georgetown Provost and Executive Vice President Robert M. Groves and Netherlands Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) Director General Tjark Tjin-a-Tsoi sign a memorandum of understanding.