Dean’s Council Portal

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Welcome to our Dean’s Council Online Portal!

Here you will find news and information curated specifically to help you in advancing the Andrew Young School’s engagement with important stakeholders in the community. It is designed to help:

  • Provide the information you need to cultivate, enhance and expand public knowledge of and support for our school and its programs
  • Advise you on our work as a pre-eminent public policy research and higher ed institution
  • Assist you in representing the interests of the school among local, national and international communities as well as within Georgia State University
  • Offer you a calendar of seminars, forums and other Andrew Young School events of interest to you and the communities with which we hope to engage

We appreciate you for your support and counsel to our policy school, and hope you will find this portal useful as you help us advance the mission and goals of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies.


Family Well-being Grows Faster When Wives Earn More Than Husbands
Published August 23, 2017 in News Hub
ATLANTA—Economists at Georgia State have discovered that family welfare — an economic measure of satisfaction, well-being or “happiness” — grew faster during the last two decades in U.S. households where wives earned higher wages than their husbands, outpacing its growth in families where the husband earned more or where husband and wife earned the same wages.
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Dual Parental Employment Leads To Significant Rise In Childhood Obesity
Published August 14, 2017 in News Hub
ATLANTA—Dual-income parents’ work hours lead to sizeable increases in their children’s probability of being overweight and obese, according to Georgia State University economists Charles Courtemanche, Rusty Tchernis and Xilin Zhou.
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Research Finds Immigrants More Trusting Of Native-born Americans
Published July 14, 2017 in News Hub
ATLANTA—First-generation immigrants in the United States are as trusting of native-born American citizens as those native-born are of each other in their interactions, according to research by Georgia State University economist and his colleague. However, these new immigrants do not show the same levels of trust among other immigrants.

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