Cities Leading the Fight against Climate Change: Lessons from Oakland

by Lena Liu Climate change is affecting the globe. Left unaddressed, it will be harmful to wildlife, detrimental to low-income communities worldwide, and catastrophic for people affected by more frequent and severe natural disasters. In the United States, proposed federal legislation under the banner of the “Green New Deal” strives to address climate change and … Continue reading Cities Leading the Fight against Climate Change: Lessons from Oakland

A Case for Economic Analysis from an Idealist

Without considering consumer behavior, government interventions can have unintended consequences. by Ravahn Samati I could be accused of being dogmatic and emotionally committed to government intervention where I see social inequality. It might be that there are limitations to the government as a creative force to solve the problems of the private sector. Furthermore, it … Continue reading A Case for Economic Analysis from an Idealist

Spring 2020 Master’s Policy Reports

The Mills Policy Forum is hosting this year’s Master’s Policy Report digital posters online starting April 23, 2020. Posters summarizing the 2020 Mills MPP and MPP/MBA candidates’ research on current policy challenges for government and nonprofit clients will be displayed here as they become available. Constructive feedback on these works-in-progress is welcome while the students … Continue reading Spring 2020 Master’s Policy Reports