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Director Jennie Stephens on Energy Democracy

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.

Published On: February 15, 2019 | Tags: ,,,,
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The Changing Nature of Physician Work: The “Amazoning” of Health Care and What it Means for Patient Care

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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Published On: February 12, 2019 | Tags: ,,
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Guest Column: Lost in Negotiation

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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Published On: January 29, 2019 |
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Getting to the “Why” with Tracy A. Corley, PhD

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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Surviving Merger Mania

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.

Published On: January 15, 2019 |
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Sciences, Publics, Politics: Climate Philanthropy and the Four Billion (Dollars, That Is)

Faculty Affiliate Matt Nisbet tackles the insulated world of climate change philanthropy in his latest piece, shining a critical light on its decisions, and evaluating its successes and mistakes.

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A Bright Side to those Dire Climate Change Reports?

News@Northeastern interviewed Director Jennie Stephens about her opinion on the new Climate Change report. Director Stephens explains that there is room for optimism in face of the report’s dire findings: in addition to newly elected Congress members advocating for climate-sustainable policy, the economic stakes in climate change can highlight the exorbitant cost of inaction.

Published On: November 29, 2018 |
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Ted Landsmark: Unsung Champion for Social Justice in Boston

NECN recently interviewed Dr. Ted Landsmark, Director of the Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, about his many accomplishments as a community leader in Boston.

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Professor Dan O’Brien Publishes New Book on the Urban Commons

Dan O’Brien, Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Co-Director of BARI, recently published his book The Urban Commons: How Data and Technology can Rebuild our Communities. The future of smart cities has arrived, courtesy of citizens and their phones. To prove it,…
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Published On: November 14, 2018 |
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Guest Column: Exploring Economics, Public Policy, and Cross-Regional Experiences with a PhD

By Shirley Liu, PhD Candidate, Public Policy My interest and career choice in urban and regional policy is not an accident, but rather heavily influenced by my upbringing. I was born in a rural township in China and raised by my grandparents in a relatively small urban area located in the northern edge of Guangdong…
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Published On: November 13, 2018 |
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