Author Archives: La Loria Konata

About La Loria Konata

La Loria Konata is an Assistant Professor and the Policy Studies Librarian. She holds a Juris Master from Emory Law, a Master in Public Administration from Georgia State and Master in Library Science from Clark Atlanta.

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

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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