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Dissertation Defense: Bradley Finnegan

Title: Consumer Choice in the Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Marketplaces  | Date: Wednesday, July 5  |  Time: 1-4pm  |  Location: 6th Fl. Conf. Rm. – 950 NH Ave.  |  Committee: Leighton Ku, PhD. (Chair, TSPPPA and Dept. of Health Policy and Management), Sara Rosenbaum, JD (TSPPPA and Dept. of Health Policy and Management), Lorens A. Helmchen, PhD […]

Public Performance Conference

The National Center for Public Performance at the Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration will be hosting their 10th annual Public Performance conference in Boston September 28-29. Trachtenberg School students are invited to attend. The event brings together around 200 academics, analysts, directors, and local managers from both the public and nonprofit sectors for discussions […]

World Bank Conference on Urbanization/Poverty at GW

On ​Friday 8 September (9am-7.30pm, World Bank Heaquarters, Preston Auditorium), the World Bank, George Washington University and IGC Cities will be co-organizing the 4th World Bank-GWU conference on Urbanization and Poverty Reduction. The theme is Building or Rebuilding Cities for Growth. Keynote speakers include Edward Glaeser (Harvard) and Paul Romer (World Bank). Other speakers include Gilles Duranton (Wharton), […]

Dissertation Defense: Julie Schafer

Title: A Calculated Risk? Making Decisions on Stockpiling of Influenza Vaccines for Pre-Pandemic Use | When: June 22 from 10 AM – 12 PM | Where: MPA room 601Z Dissertation Research Committee: Donna Lind Infeld, PhD, Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration, Dissertation Director Rebecca L. Katz, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of International Health, Georgetown […]

Central Bank of Turkey Research Awards

The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey will organize the “2017 Central Bank Research Awards” to support academic studies in the field of the Turkish Economy, Emerging Market Economies and Central Banking and to make these studies accessible to a larger audience. The deadline for applications is 23 June 2017, close of business. The […]

SID-Washington Event on Doing Reform Differently

The SID-Washington Democracy, Rights, & Governance Workgroup Presents Doing Reform Differently: Can Problem-Driven Iterative Adaptation be Scaled Up? on Tuesday, June 20, from 11:30a.m-1:30p.m. at SID-Washington, 1111 19th Street NW, 7th Floor.  Registration is required to attend and will close at 4 p.m. on Monday, June 19. In the last several years some development experts have advocated for “Doing Development Differently” (DDD), which is […]

Join the Committee for DC SCEP

The Trachtenberg School is seeking volunteers to work on the Student Organizing Committee for the DC Consortium Student Conference on Evaluation and Policy (SCEP). The inaugural conference took place on May 5, 2017 and was co-sponsored by GW’s Trachtenberg School, Howard, and George Mason universities. We are looking for 2-3 Trachtenberg School students to help […]

Live at Urban – Housing Challenges Facing LGBTQ Communities

Trachtenberg School students are invited to attend Live at Urban – Housing Challenges Facing LGBTQ Communities on Thursday, June 29, from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at the Urban Institute 2100 M Street NW, 5th floor. Registration is required to attend this free event. The legal and policy landscape for LGBTQ people searching for and securing housing continues to […]

Fall Consortium Course on Nonprofits and Public Policy

Dr. Jasmine Johnson recommends Trachtenberg School students consider this course available at American University this fall: PUAD 685.5 Nonprofits and Public Policy, Thursdays, 5:30-8:00p.m. Course Description Policy directs and shapes the activities of nonprofits in many ways including how they structure themselves, raise funds, and advocate for policy change. This course examines both how policy […]

New Fall Special Topics Course: Designing More Effective Government Relations

Designing More Effective Government Regulations (PPPA6085.12) will meet on Thursdays from 6:10-8pm. The 3-credit course will be taught by David Hindin and Jon Silberman. Effective government regulations play a critical role in protecting public health, the environment, and our economy but achieving these protections depends on widespread compliance with the regulations. This course reviews the economic, behavioral, […]

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