The Taubman Center for State and Local Government mourns the loss of A. Alfred Taubman, benefactor and great friend of the center, shopping mall pioneer, and philanthropist.  

What's Happening

Professor Robert Putnam discusses his book "Our Kids" on CBS News

MBTA special panel releases report and plan of action

Moneyball for Government at the John F. Kennedy, Jr. Forum

Professor Edward Glaeser presents the keynote lecture at Roma Tre University

Job Opportunity: Research Assistant / Data Analyst for Professor Jeffrey Liebman

State and Local Governments Receive Assistance to Launch Pay for Success Projects Across the Country

Professor Robert Putnam's latest book is reviewed by the New York Times

Job Opportunity: Government Innovation Fellow with the HKS Social Impact Bond Technical Assistance Lab

 

Taubman in the News

Upcoming Events

Validating Components of Teacher Effectiveness: Results from the National Center for Teacher Effectiveness (NCTE) Project

 

Investing in Lower Income Communities: A Continuing Conversation

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Research & Publications

An Extrapolative Model of House Price Dynamics by Edward L. Glaeser and Charles G. Nathanson

Uncertainty and the Geography of the Great Recession by Daniel Shoag and Stan Veuger

Carbon Sequestration in the U.S. National Parks: A Value Beyond Visitation by Linda J. Bilmes

Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis by Robert D. Putnam

Representation in the Classroom: The effect of own-race teachers on student achievement by Anna J. Egalite, Brian Kisida, and Marcus A. Winters

Lobbying: Business, Law and Public Policy by Mark Fagan

College Access, Initial College Choice and Degree Completion by Joshua Goodman, Michael Hurwitz, and Jonathan Smith

Experimentally Estimated Impacts of School Vouchers on College Enrollment and Degree Attainment by Matthew M. Chingos and Paul E. Peterson

Natural Disaster Management in the Asia-Pacific editors Caroline Brassard, David Giles, and Arn M. Howitt

The Wages of Sinistrality: Handedness, Brain structure, and Human Capital Accumulation by Joshua Goodman

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