August 2016

Diversity in public service improves effectiveness of South African Government

Research by Sergio Fernandez and Hongseok Lee is among the first extensive efforts to show how representation of historically disadvantaged groups—blacks and women—affects the performance of the national government.

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Obama on the Home Front: Domestic Policy Triumphs and Setbacks

A new book by SPEA Dean John D. Graham offers the first rigorous assessment of Barack Obama's domestic agenda, providing lessons for scholars, students, future presidents, stakeholders, and members of Congress.

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SPEA researchers make major impact at influential conference of health economists

At the American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon), a team of SPEA faculty members including Kosali Simon presented research on topics ranging from Cesarean sections to the Affordable Care Act.

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