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David Spearman is an Executive Editor for The Review and is an MPP student at the Harris School of Public Policy. He is interested in policy analysis, social justice, and poverty & inequality policy.

Posts by David Spearman

More Than Numbers: How Qualitative Research Can Win Elections

This piece was first published on April 3, 2013.You led a new initiative this election with the Obama campaign: online...

Policy Radio | Senator Claire McCaskill on Representing a Politically Diverse State in a Divided Congress

This week, David Spearman speaks with Senator McCaskill about the challenges of working in a divided congress and representing a politically diverse state.

All Eyes on Reform: How Criminal Justice is Changing in Cook County

Juliana Stratton lays out the accomplishments and complexities of justice reform in a county struggling for change.

America’s Prisons: Warehouses or Criminal Creators?

A study of Cook County Courts seeks to pinpoint the true effects of imprisonment on employment and recidivism.

More Than Numbers: How Qualitative Research Can Win Elections

An interview with an Obama researcher examines the power of words in politics.

Municipal CFO Series: Miguel Santana, Los Angeles

The CAO of Los Angeles sheds light on the realities of municipal deficit reduction.

From East to Mid-West: Boosting Chicago’s Economy through Foreign Investment

Attracting foreign direct investment will maintain Chicago's competitiveness in the global marketplace.