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Jane Mansbridge -- Portraits of Women Leaders at HKS
Harvard Crimson, March 5, 2012
Amitabh Chandra honored by his alma mater
Harvard Kennedy School, March 1, 2012
Kathy Edin comments on rise of US households living on $2 or less per day
USA Today, February 23, 2012
Inequality and the national political conversation (William Julius Wilson)
New York Times, February 9, 2012
Amitabh Chandra comments on connections between exhaustion and medical malpractice
Kathy Edin and William Julius Wilson offer perspectives on inequality in panel moderated by Dean Ellwood
New York Times, December 15, 2011
Harvard Gazette, December 7, 2011
Alex Keyssar, Kathy Edin and other Harvard analysts suggest Rx for America’s unemployment doldrums
Harvard Gazette, November 30, 2011
HKS Earns LEED Gold Certification for Wiener Auditorium Renovations
Harvard Kennedy School, November 18, 2011
William Julius Wilson links rising income inequality to the emergence of a two-tiered American society
New York Times, November 15, 2011
Anthony Braga comments on policing strategy and Safe Streets Program
Boston Globe, October 30, 2011
Bob Blendon comments on Massachusetts poll re: controlling healthcare costs
WBUR.org, October 21, 2011
Amitabh Chandra debates the health insurance plans' impact on health
Alex Keyssar Op-ed: The real grand bargain, coming undone
Forbes October 3, 2011
Washington Post, August 21, 2011
Amitabh Chandra’s new research on medical malpractice claims
Reuters, August 17, 2011
Note: this research study was also covered by NYTimes.com, AFP, WSJ.com, and Boston.com.
Faculty member Sheila Burke honored for work on Medicare, Medicaid and national health care agenda
NASI, June 8, 2011
Bruce Western Named Director of Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
Harvard Kennedy School, May 20, 2011
Closing the Achievement Gap Without Widening a Racial One
NYTimes.com, February 13, 2011
More News & Events
NEW: EXEC. EDUCATION PROGRAM "USING EVIDENCE TO IMPROVE SOCIAL PROGRAM EFFECTIVENESS"
Connect to HKS Executive Education for information on this June, 2013 program.
INEQUALITY SEMINAR SERIES
Find out what events are happening at the Malcolm Wiener Center Inequality & Social Policy Seminar Series
MALCOLM WIENER CENTER 2012 AWARDS WINNERS
Center Director Bruce Western announced the winners of the 2012 Carballo, Fischer and Eaton Memorial Prizes on May 22.
Bruce Western on U.S. Wage Inequalities
Bruce Western, director Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy.
"Overall trends were driven by movements at the top and the bottom of the wage distribution," wrote Western.
The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the U.S.
Alexander Keyssar's 2009 book was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.
Visit the HKS Virtual Book Tour