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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..

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McCourt News Items

  • Lugar Center, McCourt Unveil 2016 Bipartisan Index
    McCourt, Lugar Center Unveil New Bipartisan Index

    The Lugar Center and the McCourt School today jointly released their new Bipartisan Index rankings of all U.S. Senators who have served in Congress since 1993.

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    Five McCourt Students Named Presidential Management Fellows Semi-Finalists

    Congratulations to the four McCourt School students and one McCourt School alumnus recently selected as semi-finalists for the 2016 Presidential Management Fellows program.

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    Bernie Sanders Defines Democratic Socialism in Georgetown Speech

    Democratic socialism means creating a just society in America that provides the kind of rights spelled out in 1944 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont said on November 19, 2015 at Georgetown.

  • Dr. Adriana Kugler, Vice-Provost for faculty and Professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy
    Kugler Elected to LACEA Executive Committee

    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.

  • McCourt Welcomes New Scholars Class
    McCourt Welcomes New Scholars Class

    The McCourt School is honored to welcome a new class of McCourt Scholars, a distinguished group of future policymakers and scholars.

  • Panelists Explore Moneyball for Government
    Former OMB Director Orszag, Panelists Explore Moneyball for Government

    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.

  • Center on Health Insurance Reforms
    Post-Affordable Care Act Trends in Small Business Health Coverage

    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.

  • Massive Data Institute Awards New Grants, Hires Postdoctoral Fellow
    Massive Data Institute Awards New Grants, Hires Postdoctoral Fellow

    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).

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    McCourt Welcomes New Faculty, Nielsen Chair

    The McCourt School of Public Policy is pleased to welcome new faculty and a new Waldemar A. Nielsen Chair in Philanthropy.

  • College Graduates
    Economy Needs Boost From College-Educated Workers

    The American economy needs far more workers with college degrees than data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) would suggest, according to a recent report by Georgetown researchers.