Policy in Practice

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.

More Than Numbers: How Qualitative Research Can Win Elections

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

Policy Radio | Special Edition: Derek Eder, Juan Pablo Velez, and OpenGov Hackers on Open Data and Civic-Minded Applications

This week, Julie Cooper ventures out to OpenGov Hack Night for a special edition of Chicago Policy Radio.

Fighting Tuberculosis with Innovation and Collaboration

Operation ASHA co-founder and CEO Sandeep Ahuja discusses how his organization is bringing new ideas to the fight against one of the world's oldest diseases.

Natural Gas: A Bubble of Expectation?

Dimiter Kenarov discusses the emerging shale gas industry's impact on residents in surrounding communities, particularly in Poland and Pennsylvania

Seeing Red: Challenges to Social Harmony in China

Protests in China during the last twenty years have focused on local grievances, such as land and labor issues, and are targeted against local governments, not necessarily the central party

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.

Climate Change: It’s the Economy, Stupid

New research suggests economic growth plays a larger role in climate change than population growth

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