North America, U.S. Metro Areas
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Reuters/Jason Reed - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gestures during a symposium on advancing Afghan women at Georgetown University in Washington November 15, 2013.
Reaching beyond the Ivory Tower: A how to manual
Spring 2016, Daniel L. Byman and Matthew Kroenig
Daniel Byman and Matthew Kroenig explore the often distant relationship between academia and the policy world in political science. They recommend scholars design research that could provide relevant findings and recommendations for policymakers.
U.S. Metro Areas
November 4, 2015, Nick Marchio and Alan Berube
July 24, 2015, Alan Berube
June 30, 2015, Martha Ross and Nicole Prchal Svajlenka
June 21, 2015, Ben S. Bernanke
March 24, 2015, Stuart M. Butler and Jonathan Grabinsky
December 10, 2014, Martha Ross and Mala B. Thakur
September 16, 2014, Fred Dews
Testimony | U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
September 15, 2014, Alice M. Rivlin
Opinion | POLITICO Magazine
September 4, 2014
Opinion | LinkedIn
March 26, 2014, Bruce Katz
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Alice M. Rivlin
Senior Fellow, Center for Health Policy
Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program
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