• Akelof
    Nobel Laureate in Economics to join McCourt School of Public Policy

    GEORGE AKERLOF, A 2001 NOBEL Prize-winner in economic sciences and senior resident scholar at the International Monetary Fund, will join the faculty of Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy this November.

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    Georgetown, Livermore Lab Sign New Agreement on Research, Teaching

    Georgetown and the prestigious Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is enhancing a partnership that is likely to benefit research in Big Data, biosecurity, climate change, disaster management and other areas.

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    McCourt School Welcomes Inaugural Class of Scholars

    The McCourt School of Public Policy is pleased to announce the inaugural class of McCourt Fellows. The McCourt Scholars program was made possible by a generous gift from Georgetown alumnus Frank McCourt (C '75), allowing the School to recruit the most promising future policy makers and practitioners whose background, experience, and academic excellence qualify them for this prestigious award.

  • Akshay Sinha
    McCourt School Names Whittington Scholar

    Akshay Sinha (G’15) of New Delhi, India, won this year’s prestigious McCourt School Whittington Scholarship for academic and service excellence.

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    McCourt School Offers New Executive-Level Policy Degree

    This fall the McCourt School will offer a new graduate degree- the Executive Master of Policy Leadership. The EMPL program will develop and enhance students’ leadership skills and knowledge to address public policy issues and problems.

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    Improving Government Performance in the Era of Big Data

    The McCourt School to co-host a big data workshop with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

  • Beryl Radin
    Beryl Radin Receives Lifetime Achievement Award in Public Management

    McCourt School Professor Beryl Radin is the recipient of the 2014 Routledge Award from the International Research Society for Public Management. The award recognizes Radin for her public service and excellence in public management research topics such as performance indicators, administrative reform, accountability, and leadership.

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    The McCourt School Hosts Inaugural Commencement Ceremony

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew (L’83), the school's commencement speaker, told the graduates that their generation could be the ones to overcome the cloud of negativity and distrust that people have toward the federal government.

  • Stephanie Keller Hudiburg
    McCourt Student Co-Publishes Gender Wage Gap Research

    Men earn more than women in almost all of the 112 occupations for which the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes weekly full-time earnings data for both women and men, according to new research by Ariane Hegewisch and McCourt student Stephanie Keller Hudiburg of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR).

  • White House
    Nine McCourt Students, Alums Named Presidential Management Fellows Finalists

    Congratulations to the seven McCourt School students and two McCourt School alumni recently selected as finalists for the 2014 Presidential Management Fellows program.