Dr. Adriana Kugler, Vice-Provost for faculty and Professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy, was elected this month to the executive committee of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA). Dr. Kugler will serve a four-year term working in conjunction with the vice president, Santiago Levy, starting January 1, 2016.
Relying on data and evidence in policymaking is critical but challenging said Peter Orszag, the former director of the Office of Management and Budget at a McCourt School event on Monday, October 5, 2015.
Researchers at Georgetown University's Center on Health Insurance Reforms (CHIR), in partnership with the Urban Institute and supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, have released a new report examining trends in the market for small business health coverage.
Delaying or refusing vaccinations and examining the financial effects of Alzheimer’s Disease before diagnosis are among the faculty projects receiving support from the McCourt School of Public Policy’s Massive Data Institute (MDI).
On July 7, Senator Enzi and Senator Sanders convened a roundtable discussion about the challenges and opportunities facing small businesses and their efforts to offer affordable, high quality health care for their employees. The Senators are chairman and ranking member, respectively, of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security.
The index measures how often a member of Congress introduces bills that succeed in attracting co-sponsors from members of the other party, and how often they co-sponsor a bill introduced from across the aisle.
Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia) received an honorary degree from Georgetown and served as the keynote speaker at the McCourt School’s 2015 commencement ceremony on May 14.
Lewis, who 50 years ago led 600 civil rights protestors across the Edmund Pettus Bridge during the historic “Bloody Sunday” march in Selma, Alabama, used his commencement address to encourage McCourt graduates to “use our resources to help out those who have been left behind.”