Category Archives: Public Policy

Archived Webinar: Social Science in the Age of Trump

Originally posted on Social Science Space on February 10, 2017 There are worrying signs, to be sure – attacks on climate science, bills to limit data collection, lapsing evidence-based policy outfits. Nonetheless, says the head of the Consortium of Social … Continue reading

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Low parking costs may encourage automobile use

Public parking fees and fines: a survey of US cities From Public Works Management and Policy The low cost of parking in many American cities may contribute to urban development that relies on automobile use and undercuts planners’ efforts to … Continue reading

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Thatcher’s legacy on ‘race’

UK: ‘May we bring harmony’? Thatcher’s legacy on ‘race’ From Race & Class The legacy of Margaret Thatcher, one of the most controversial prime ministers of the twentieth century, can be found today in the way that nativism has become … Continue reading

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Assessing policies designed to ensure more than 2 million disabled adults gain health insurance coverage (USA)

The potential employment impact of Health Reform on working-age adults with disabilities From Journal of Disability Policy Studies Public health insurance is a valued benefit for many working-age individuals with disabilities who would otherwise have difficulty obtaining health insurance in … Continue reading

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