News & Events

See the Wiener Center's News Archive for earlier installments


Obamacare Too Complex? Controversial Affordable Care Act Is Confusing, Lacks Resources, Some Say - Robert Blendon
International Business Times
June 29, 2015

The lack of resources designed to help the public understand the ACA may be due to a lack of bipartisan support in Congress.


Israel Prize Winner Offers New Take on Stop-And-Frisk - Anthony Braga
The Jewish Week
June 10, 2015

Criminologist David Weisburd revises his original work on hot spots policing with an emphasis on a more fair and just approach.


The SAT: A New Core Subject in Schools? - Christopher Avery
The Atlantic
June 9, 2015

The College Board is promoting training materials which will benefit students, especially those who are high-achieving and in a low-income bracket, as they prepare for the SAT.


New Report Examines Race and Policing: An Agenda for Action - Executive Session on Policing and Public Safety
John F. Kennedy School of Government
June 3, 2015

A new report explores measures police can take to address concerns about race and law enforcement, including revising policy and engaging with diverse communities.


Does Immigration Suppress Wages? It’s Not So Simple - George Borjas
Wall Street Journal
June 1, 2015