Recent research reveals a positive relationship between female mayors and funding for social welfare programs.
Study shows how the positive impact of immigration extends beyond the traditional services sector.
This week, Julie Cooper talks with County Clerk David Orr about his work promoting voters’ rights, bringing modern technology to Cook County elections, and what is at stake in making voting more accessible and convenient for everyone.
Gasoline and diesel subsidies have been criticized for encouraging excess consumption, but the total global economic cost is truly staggering, representing an annual welfare loss worth four percent of the total market for fuel.
This week on Chicago Policy Radio, Jim Howes sits down with Mayor Freeman-Wilson to talk about her tenure as Gary’s mayor so far and the progress the city has made recently.
A study of elected versus appointed treasurers finds that cities could save millions of dollars annually by entrusting their finances to bureaucrats.
Paid family leave is associated with increased employment and earnings.
A new study suggests that preventative care has lower demand during high unemployment because it has an immediate cost but a delayed benefit.
Harris School of Public Policy alum David García-Junco discusses his career combatting poverty through the health and human capital sectors.