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Present at the Beginning: Over 50 Years at the Kennedy School

August 10, 2022

Research Professor of Public Management Mark Moore began his career at the Kennedy School as a member of the inaugural class of the masters program in public policy, and was subsequently awarded one of Harvard’s first PhDs in public policy before being appointed assistant professor in 1974.

Can the US Regain the Lead in the Microchip Race?

Can the US Regain the Lead in the Microchip Race?

July 27, 2022

President Biden hopes the passage of the CHIPS Act will jumpstart American microchip production. But as Jason Hsu explains, subsidies will only go so far in the global competition to gain dominance in the semiconductor industry. 

Acknowledging and Reckoning with History

Acknowledging and Reckoning with History

June 16, 2022

Historical reckoning, truth-telling, and new traditions of memorialization acknowledging the legacy of slavery are all critical to moving towards restorative and reparative change says Institutional Antiracism and Accountability Project Director Khalil Gibran Muhammad. 

Lessons from and for Indian Country

Lessons from and for Indian Country

May 23, 2022

Joel Chastain MC/MPA 2022 is taking lessons learned from the Chickasaw Nation and Harvard Kennedy School to promote tribal economic development.

Climate change a multiplier for racial inequities warns panel

Climate change a multiplier for racial inequities warns panel

April 7, 2022

On Monday, April 4th, at Harvard Kennedy School, the Institute of Politics and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation’s Institutional Antiracism and Accountability Project and Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development convened an expert panel to highlight the link between racial justice and climate justice.

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