Policy in Practice

Chicago’s Changing Financial Landscape: An Interview with the City’s CFO, Lois Scott

Chicago’s CFO talks about how the City can surmount its long-term fiscal challenges, generational changes in attitudes among investors, and the evolving role of bond ratings.

Funding the Future: A Conversation with Glen Lee, Finance Director of Seattle

Glen Lee, Seattle’s Director of Finance, talks about responsible building, the future of technology, and what it takes to keep maintain strong bonds.

A city with soul: Director of Finance Brian Collins addresses the future of Memphis

Brian Collins, Director of Finance for the City of Memphis, talks about his city’s determination in the face of financial and socio-economic adversity.

Financial Future of Cities Series: Editor’s Note

The Chicago Policy Review is pleased to present a three-part series on the financial future of cities. This series is...

The New Face of Human Capital: An Interview with Emile Cambry Jr. of BLUE1647

Emile Cambry Jr., founder of BLUE1647, discusses his revolutionary, community-based approach to workforce development in the digital age.

Howard Wolfson on post-9/11 Privacy and Security in Urban America

Political strategist and former New York City Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson discusses how terrorism, technology, and crime have impacted views on privacy and security.

Will Chicago suffer the same fate as Detroit?

Standard & Poor’s Senior Director Jane Ridley, who serves as S&P’s primary analyst for Detroit, recounts the factors that drove Detroit to bankruptcy and explains why the Windy City is unlikely to go bust.

No Opposition Party is an Island: Taiwan’s Defense and Domestic Politics

Newly elected DPP Secretary-General and opposition party member Dr. Joseph Wu discusses upcoming elections, mainland China, and Taipei’s defense posture as part of the wider US-Asia/Pacific rebalancing effort.

Making Sure Healthcare Reaches the Young Invincibles

Chicago Policy Review talks with Rory O’Sullivan, Deputy Director of Young Invincibles, a national non-profit organization, on its role in expanding ACA healthcare coverage to hard-to-reach younger populations.

What’s Wrong with Illinois? A Conversation on Corruption with Andy Shaw of the Better Government Association

Good government advocate Andy Shaw discusses the roots of Illinois corruption, the current state of good governance, and suggests ways to clean up Illinois and Chicago politics.

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