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    Students Work on Development Projects in Nairobi

    In the summer of 2012 four Georgetown students traveled to Nairobi, Kenya to work on development projects with GPPI associate professor James Habyarimana and associate professor of economics Billy Jack. Over two months the students assisted the professors with surveys, focus groups, and data collection on projects ranging from road safety to maternal health savings to financial literacy.

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    Project Honduras Receives $20,000 Grant

    Congratulations to GPPI student group Project Honduras, the recipients of a $20,000 grant from the Environmental Resources Management (ERM) Group Foundation in support of their water infrastructure and disease prevention project in Roatán, Honduras.

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    Policy Experts Look Ahead to Future of Health Care Act

    A panel of experts – including John Podesta, President Clinton’s former chief of staff – expressed their hopes and predictions for the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) at a Dec. 3 event hosted by Georgetown Public Policy Institute (GPPI) students.

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    Dr. Edward Seidman Joins GPPI as Nielsen Visiting Fellow in Philanthropy

    New York University professor of applied psychology Edward Seidman, Ph.D., joins GPPI as this year’s as Waldemar A. Nielsen Visiting Fellow in Philanthropy.

  • Veteran, Activist Awarded Scholarship, Featured in Film

    Student Maggie Smith - veteran, activist and GPPSA service chair - is the recipient of this year's Whittington Scholarship.

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    Congratulations to 1994 GPPI alumnus Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), who won the election to represent Brooklyn’s 8th Congressional District in the House of Representatives Nov. 6. Click here for a full list of Georgetown alums who were reelected or newly elected to Congress in the 2012 election.

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    Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Says Obstacles Part of Leadership

    General Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discussed leadership at GPPI and the Council for Emerging National Security Affairs' second annual Leadership Lecture.

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    GPPI Researchers Find Low Copay for Generic Medications Saves Money for Medicare
  • Beryl Radin Wins Prestigious Political Science Award

    GPPI Professor Beryl Radin wins the 2012 John Gaus Award and Lectureship from the American Political Science Association

    South 10 Years Behind Rest of U.S. in High Wage and Skill Jobs

    A new study from GPPI's Center for Education and the Workforce says the South is stuck in an economic low-wage/low-skill cycle, putting it years behind the rest of the United States in preparing for the future high wage and skill jobs that will require post-secondary education.