At the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, we prepare leaders to address complex problems, serve communities, and build a just, sustainable, and resilient world
Our degree programs, research centers, and broad array of experiential learning opportunities enable our students to hone their skills and have positive impacts wherever their careers take them, from local town offices and nongovernmental organizations to national governments and international institutions.
Jennie Stephens recently published her new piece, “Energy Democracy: Redistributing Power to the People Through Renewable Transformation”, which explores the transformative potential of moving away from fossil fuel reliance.
Timothy Hoff, Professor of Management, Healthcare Systems, and Health Policy recently gave an invited talk in January in the United Kingdom at the Health Services Research Center, University of Manchester Business School entitled, “Just Amazon It: The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Ongoing Disruption in U.S. Primary Care Delivery.” Attendees included University of Manchester faculty,…
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By August Granath | 12/16/18 By Friday, the last scheduled day of COP, most observers had gone home. Negotiators had spent the night in meeting rooms and delegation offices. In the corridors, people fretted about the outcome of this article and that paragraph and expressed concern about the self-interested positions of developed country parties. In…
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After nearly two decades working as an entrepreneur, business leader, and policy thought leader, Tracy A. Corley began her PhD in Law and Public Policy at Northeastern University. Since her graduation in Fall 2018, Tracy has been applying a broad range of research skills in her new position at MassINC as Transit Oriented Development Fellow….
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Medical Economics cites Professor of Public Policy Timothy Hoff in its new piece examining the rapid consolidation taking place throughout the healthcare industry: a trend with profound implications for the availability and affordability of medical care.
“The ‘Contemporary Community Development’ class really opened my eyes to the interconnected network of housing, education, economic development and the different actors involved in shaping the health and well-being of a community.”Read more »