ATLANTA–A higher concentration of middle-income households outside the city boundaries of Atlanta significantly lowers the income inequality in Atlanta’s Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), a new analysis of data by Georgia State University’s Center for State and Local Finance (CSLF) suggests.
A Brookings Institution ranking of 50 large U.S. cities by level of income inequality… more »
Professor Brian E. Bride, an expert in the field of secondary traumatic stress and compassion fatigue, joined Georgia State University’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies on August 1 to direct its School of Social Work.
Bride comes to the Andrew Young School from the University of Georgia (UGA), where he directed the School of… more »
ATLANTA—Georgia State and Western Michigan (WMU) universities today launched a national journal that focuses on the needs of millions of families headed by grandparents. It is a free open-access online resource designed to be used by public service professionals as well as scholars.
Andrew Young School’s Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology presents Dr. Mark Berg Talk. Dr. Berg will speak on the topic of “Reinterpreting the Social Distribution of Interpersonal Violence: A Research Note on Friday, Aug. 22nd from 2:45-4:15pm in the Andrew Young Bldg, Rm 750. See attached Flyer. Dr. Mark Berg is an Assistant Professor… more »
“I never imagined myself living at an extended stay hotel. I never imagined it would be this bad,” says Sophia, who found herself and her two children living in a budget hotel following a mortgage foreclosure and two apartment evictions during her attempt to end an abusive relationship.
Sophia describes her experiences as one of… more »
Devastating hurricanes, earth-scorching wildfires and damaging tornadoes always happen somewhere far, far away from most Americans; or so they believe when they watch another disaster unfold on the news. And most times, they do.
However, no community is immune from the random nature of natural or man-made threats.
ATLANTA – The World Bank recently awarded $209,000 to economists with the International Center of Public Policy (ICEPP) at Georgia State University to conduct impact evaluations in the two northwest regions of Pakistan bordering Afghanistan. Their work will help Pakistan adopt policy measures to stabilize the area as its government, the… more »
ATLANTA–Two recent independent studies rank the Department of Public Management and Policy (PMAP) at Georgia State University’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies among the elite programs in the world in terms of research productivity.
A first study in the Journal of Public Affairs Education places PMAP as one of the top 20 departments worldwide… more »
This Maymester I joined 14 other students from Georgia State University on a study abroad trip to Ghana, Africa. The mission of the trip – developed by the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies – was to study social enterprises, nongovernmental organizations and Ghana’s development status through various lectures and site visits and by living… more »
August 1 Application Deadline Announced for Andrew Young School Scholarships
Undergraduate and graduate students of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies are encouraged to apply two school-wide academic scholarships for 2014-15. Applications must be submitted online no later than Friday, August 1, 2014, before midnight. More than $30,000 is available to be awarded this… more »