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African American Music Appreciation Month: Negro Spirituals

As someone of color born and raised in the south, my introduction to Negro spirituals came very early. These were the songs that were sung in church by the Mother Board and Deacons. Or as I used to call them, … Continue reading

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African American Music Appreciation Month: Hip Hop

My Adidas Walked through concert doors And roamed all over coliseum floors I stepped on stage, at Live Aid All the people gave and the poor got paid That’s the opening verse to My Adidas by hip hop icons, Run-DMC. A … Continue reading

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The Library’s Early College Summer Program

Early College is a four-week program that gives students both social and academic skills that they will need to succeed in college. Early College Summer program students take college-level math, English and sciences classes. They also participate in four library … Continue reading

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African-American Music Appreciation Month: Jazz

June marks the beginning of African-American Music Appreciation Month, initially called Black Music Month when President Jimmy Carter issued a decree on June 7, 1979. In 2000, President Carter’s degree was approved in House Resolution 509. In celebration of African-American Music … Continue reading

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Faculty Research: The Changing Face of Atlanta

More than 5.7 million people call metro Atlanta home — that’s a more than 300 percent increase over the past 45 years. Specifically, the Atlanta MSA has morphed from just five counties to 29, sprawling across 8,376 square miles (an … Continue reading

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ICePP Faculty and Affiliates with 4 new publications on fiscal decentralization and tax policy

Since November 2016 ICePP Faculty, research associates, affiliates, and alumni had 4 new journal publications in the subject area of fiscal decentralization and tax policy. Regents Professor of Economics and Director of the International Center for Public Policy (ICePP), Jorge … Continue reading

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Three New Faculty Publications in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

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Vjollca Sadiraj, and James C. Cox, Economic professors in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, published the following papers in the November issue of Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization: Cox, James C., Vjollca Sadiraj, Kurt E. Schnier, and … Continue reading

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Best Dissertation Award for Andrew Young School Alumna

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Andrew Young School alumna Elizabeth Searing (Ph.D. in Public Policy ’15) was recently awarded the Best Dissertation Award from the Public and Nonprofit Division of the Academy of Management at its annual meeting in Anaheim, California, for her work in … Continue reading

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Fall Newsletters for the Andrew Young School

A newsletter for each department in the Andrew Young School has been published and is accessible in a new, user-friendly Research Guide: Criminal Justice – library.gsu.edu/cjnews Economics – library.gsu.edu/econnews Public Management and Policy – library.gsu.edu/pmapnews Social Work – library.gsu.edu/swnews Each … Continue reading

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Student Publication: Lights, Camera, Action

Emefa Sewordor, a doctoral student in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies  along with professor David Sjoquist have a new publication, Lights, Camera, Action: The Adoption of State Film Tax Credits (Summer 2016). Over the last 20 years, states … Continue reading

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