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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

Elizabeth Searing

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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Brown v. Board of Education Finally Realized in One City

On May 14, 2016, more than 60 years after the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education   decision, the junior high and high schools in my hometown of Cleveland, MS were ordered to integrate to end segregation of the public schools. … Continue reading

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Faculty Honored as Top Criminologists

Brent Teasdale and Leah Daigle were ranked among the world’s top 100 criminologists, according to a paper, “Measuring the Quantity and Quality of Scholarly Productivity in Criminology and Criminal Justice: A Test of Three Integrated Models,” published by Glenn Walters in … Continue reading

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Faculty Research on Transgender Adults

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With the passage of House Bill 2, North Carolina’s law that bans transgender people from using the bathroom of their preferred gender status, bathroom access for transgender adults has been a hot topic in the news. Social Work professor, Dr. … Continue reading

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Black History Month: Economic Contributions to Sports

Many of us recently watched Super Bowl 50 where the Denver Broncos faced the Carolina Panthers. If Carolina had won, Cam Newton would have been only the third black quarterback to lead his team to a Super Bowl victory. Doug … Continue reading

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