The Andrew Young School welcomed Thomas A. Mroz, a health and labor economist and a member of the Georgia State University Second Century Initiative’s new Health Information Technology cluster, to campus this fall. He also holds the Bernard B. and Eugenia A. Ramsey Chair of Private Enterprise.
ATLANTA–Georgia State University labor economist Bruce Kaufman is leading a team of researchers from Australia and Canada in a $500,000, three-year project to gauge the state of employer-employee work relationships in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom.
Their research, funded by the Industrial Relations Counselors, Inc. (IRC) and the Australian Research… more »
For eight weeks over the summer, second-year MPA student Melissa Jennings interned for CARE International’s Pathways to Empowerment Program in Malawi. Jennings worked primarily on the midpoint evaluation of the five-year program, which uses the teaching of improved agricultural techniques as a tool for empowering women.
“Working abroad is really exciting because of… more »
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.
“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 »