Recently, Interim Director of the A. Alfred Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy, Senior Fellow in International and Public Affairs, and Visiting Professor of the Practice of Political Science Richard Arenberg wrote an article discussing what will happen if Democrats "sweep to power" in the November 2020 election.
Joukowsky Family Assistant Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs Robert Blair will lead the Democratic Erosion Consortium. Academics from more than 50 colleges and universities are working to understand threats to democracy in the United States and abroad.
In this opinion piece, Royce Family Professor of Teaching Excellence and Professor of Economics Emily Oster comments on the challenge of reopening schools, and what can be done to rise to it. One of Professor Oster's suggestions includes hiring college-aged people to take on a role similiat to camp counselors.
Assistant Professor of Education Matthew Kraft discussed interruptions in education, and the huge challenges our education system is facing. He discussed the interruption frequencies, their nature, and the duration of them.
In a recent article, Royce Family Professor of Teaching Excellence and Professor of Economics Emily Oster's COVID-19 survey is referenced. The survey found that in regards to 916 child care centers, just over 1% of staff and 0.16% of children were confirmed infected with the coronavirus.
Associate Professor of Education and Economics John Papay's recent study “Lifting All Boats? Accomplishments and Challenges from 20 Years of Education Reform in Massachusetts” is cited. The study examined Massachusetts children of all racial and economic backgrounds and their journey to a college degree.
This article references the Opportunity Insights Economic Tracker website and its data collection. The site was co-launched by Professor of Economics and International and Public Affairs John Friedman.
In this article regarding police tactics, Senior Fellow in International and Public Affairs and Visiting Professor of the Practice of Political Science Richard Arenberg discusses the environment on Capitol Hill, and how it could produce legislation.
In this article, Royce Family Professor of Teaching Excellence and Professor of Economics Emily Oster discusses several important questions that parents currently have in regards to quarantine, and how to address care for families.