Teresa Acuña, Roy and Lila Ash Fellow
Historical Context for Modern Immigration Policy & Sentiment
The Ash Center and Harvard's Institute of Politics hosted Ambassador Norm Eisen, current Brookings Institute fellow, and author Mary Graham, co-director of the Ash Center's Transparency Policy Project, for an event about presidential secrecy, moderated by Archon Fung. The Harvard Gazette has the story.
New Operational Excellence in Government Platform
Explore the Ash Center's new platform for government operational efficiency. The site contains insights from thousands of recommendations from over 200 state and local government reports. The 30 best studies, searchable by location and topic, are available today.
Candelaria Garay explores social policy expansion in Latin America, showing how the critical factors driving expansion are electoral competition for the vote of outsiders and social mobilization for policy change.
Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Finance Minister of Indonesia
Asia Public Policy Forum 2017
Judging the Bench
Former Ash Center Democracy Fellows, Professor Graham Smith, Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster, and Dr. Paolo Spada, Center for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, Portugal received funding to explore, through a large-scale field experiment, how representation-centric collaborative platforms and empathy inducement can promote more reason-based, intellectually humble dialogue in online news comments around socially, culturally and politically divisive issues.