Policy in Practice

Big-Time Sports: An Interview with Sanford School Professor Charles T. Clotfelter

Charles T. Clotfelter discusses the policy issues that surround commercial sports in American universities and gives a brief history lesson on UChicago athletics.

Policy Radio | Former US Representative Steve LaTourette Reflects on Public Life, Public Debt, and an Excess of Lawyers in Washington

This week we speak with former US Representative Steve LaTourette on what he accomplished during his two decades in Congress and how polarization in Washington and the growing debt go hand in hand.

The Role of Technology in Crisis Management and How it Could Be Done Better

Expert Patrick Meier discusses the role technology and social media have played in crises like the Boston bombings and how policymakers – and the crowd – can use these tools better.

Selling Health Coverage: Steps to Ensure Active Enrollment

Enroll America’s Director of the Best Practices Institute, Jennifer Sullivan, discusses how her organization works to promote American enrollment in health coverage

Setting Priorities: What Research is Worth Funding?

Kei Koizumi from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy discusses how his office thinks about R&D funding in a time of budget cuts and economic uncertainty.

Bullet Proof: The Role of Policy and Data in Gun Control

The Director of the Violence Inquest for Solutions and Alliance (VISA) discusses the slow process of changing the culture of gun violence

Policy Radio | Richard M. Daley on his partnership with the University of Chicago and the City of Gary, Indiana

This week, Julie Cooper speaks with former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley about his partnership with the University of Chicago and the City of Gary, Indiana.

Polling and Policy: Pollster Joel Benenson Discusses the Role of Polling in Setting Presidential Agendas

The Obama campaign's chief pollster discusses his current role in the White House.

Balancing Equity and Efficiency in the Market for Kidneys

Dr. Lainie Ross, Associate Director of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, discusses inequities in the kidney allocation system and provides insights on potential improvements.

Power Plays: What’s Ahead for US Energy

The former Chairman and CEO of Chicago-based Excelon, John W. Rowe discusses the future of energy production, pricing, and policy.

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