clairep@uchicago.edu'
Claire Pritchard is a 2013 MPP graduate of the Harris School of Public Policy. She is interested in law and justice policy.

Posts by Claire Pritchard

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Gay Rights: Do International Courts Affect Domestic Policies?

A study examines how The European Court of Human Rights' rulings impact LGBT policy change.

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Who Cares if We Violate the Geneva Convention?

A study tests whether knowledge about international law influences public opinion on torture.

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Finger on the Joystick: A Drone Expert Weighs in on American Policy

Professor of Law Amos Guiora discusses when drone strikes are morally and legally justifiable and how U.S. drone policy gets it wrong.

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There Are Always Allies

An international human rights advocate discusses opportunities and obstacles in the fight for LGBT rights.

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Boon or Burden? Lessons from Microcredit in Bangladesh, Bolivia, and South Africa

Researchers investigate practices that contribute to successful microcredit programs

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Labor Mobility, Capital Mobility, and Government Size in Mexican States

Researchers examine how labor and capital mobility impact the size of government

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Just a Dream: Jose Antonio Vargas on America’s Undocumented

A prominent journalist and advocate reflects on "coming out" as an undocumented immigrant

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Welcome, Stranger: The Positive Labor Market Effects of Immigration

In a study of OECD countries, immigration had a small positive impact on receiving countries' labor markets.

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The Economics of Human Smuggling

Policymakers can fight human smuggling with economics.

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Hangzhou: Urban Development and China’s Transitional Economy

The "Geneva of the Orient" provides a case-study of economic development in China.

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