To Make Progress on Housing, Break Down Those Walls!

High-cost cities and counties face an array of serious housing challenges. One solution? Local government agencies should focus on breaking down barriers between different agencies and policy domains to achieve active collaboration.

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Translating Research to Public Health Action

During a recent keynote presentation at the Innovation in Infectious Diseases Research symposium, I gave the following challenge: To really translate research to public health action, we need to understand what meaningful collaboration looks like.

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U.S. Leaves Paris Agreement, so Now What?

There is ample evidence from around the world that technological advances, falling prices for clean energy technologies and the dynamism of entrepreneurs are all helping accelerate the process of transformation in how energy is used everywhere.

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Deep and Wide? Or Wide and Shallow?

We cannot do development differently by adopting a different set of techniques. Change is political. We must engage with the process of change.

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The Role of Public Charter Schools in Career Preparation

Far too few students have access to high-quality, career-focused high school education that can put them on a path to postsecondary credentials connected to high-demand, high-wage jobs. Charter schools could change that.

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Mind the Gap: Strategies for Public-Private Partnerships to Achieve Growth

The world invests approximately $2.5 trillion per year on transportation, power, water, and telecommunications systems. How can public-private partnerships be used as a tool to develop sustainable and reliable energy and infrastructure?

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Categories: Economic Growth

Accelerating Private Sector Investment for Asia’s Clean Energy Future

I'm here at the Asia Clean Energy Forum in Manila, Philippines, where more than 1,500 leaders from 63 countries are sharing their insights, innovations and lessons learned in our collective efforts to drive a clean energy transformation.

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Want Healthier Eating? Evidence Shows Limiting Choice Works

The federal government runs two programs to help poorer Americans feed their families. Evidence shows that if getting poor households to eat more healthy foods is a major policy goal, we should seriously consider limiting choice in food assistance.-

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Addressing Climate Change in Asia: How Companies Are Taking the Lead

Countries in South and Southeast Asia are among the world's most vulnerable to climate change. Private sector leaders in the region have embraced the business and economic case for ambitious climate action.

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AAPOR 2017: The Value of Face-to-Face Time in a Digital Age

In 2014, I was working in a small team at an academic survey unit, managing the college's survey lab. I had experience doing a little bit of everything, but was feeling stuck. Did I want to stay in survey research?

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