Law & Politics

Russian Intelligence: Government Transparency in Moscow

A Russian official discusses her mission to create a more transparent government

A License to Kill?

Do Stand Your Ground Laws deter crime? New research investigates the impact of stand your ground laws on homicide rates.

Policy Radio | Daniel E. Ortega on the Impact of Colombia’s “Plan Cuadrantes” on Crime

In this week’s episode of Chicago Policy Radio, Lindsey Hearn sits down with economist Daniel Ortega to discuss the impact of Colombia’s “Plan Cuadrantes,” a new police patrol and training program.

Municipal CFO Series: Carmen Arrieta-Candelaria, El Paso

El Paso's CFO discusses security spending priorities during the economic downturn

Profiles in Policing

Racial profiling by law enforcement is an issue in America, but not always in the way people expect.

How Big is the Broadband Bonus?

A new study investigates the economic impact of broadband investment

Municipal CFO Series: Ben Rosenfield, San Francisco

San Francisco's Controller discusses the financial implications of public investment in everything from mass transit to sports arenas

Assessing the State of Security at the US-Mexico Border

A working paper evaluates the state of security at the US-Mexico Border and outlines a potential way forward.

The Pursuit of Efficiency: An Interview with Dan Tangherlini

The Acting Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration discusses agency reform

Cell Mates: Mobile Phones and Digital Access in China

Have mobile phones been effective in narrowing China's digital divide?

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