New Analysis of Atlanta’s Income Inequality Shows Metro Area Lowers Ranking from One to 19

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 »

Georgia State University and Partner Launch New Journal for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

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.

The journal is a product of the National Research… more »

Dr. Mark Berg Talk

Posted On August 11, 2014
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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 »

Georgia State University’s Public Management and Policy Research Earns Top Rankings

Posted On July 22, 2014

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 »

Ghana Requires More Access to Education for its Development

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 »

Andrew Young School Scholarships

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 »

School of Social Work faculty Bernice Liddie-Hamilton and Fred Brooks were asked - along with Amb. Andrew Young -... via @aysps 18 hours ago
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