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Avoiding conflict over conflicts of interest

Developing and enforcing conflict of interest policies is no simple task for anti-corruption advocates and ethics officials alike. Archon Fung and Dennis Thompson help to better understand the problem and examine when risk is underestimated and when it is overestimated.

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Voting Rights and Democracy Reform in the States and on the Hill


Voting Rights and Democracy Reform in the States and on the Hill

The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation convened advocates from the states and Capitol Hill to discuss what is at stake and the strategies being used in the fight for voting rights and democracy reform.

Crowd Counting Consortium: Monthly Review: March 2021


Crowd Counting Consortium: Monthly Review: March 2021

The Crowd Counting Consortium recorded more than 1,800 protest events in the U.S. in March 2021, with roughly 88,000 to 125,000 participants in the events.

Spring 2021 Communiqué Magazine

Communique Magazine

Spring 2021 Communiqué Magazine

This issue tells the stories of the Ash Center community who, during a global pandemic, continued to address some of the most salient public policy challenges of the day. In the virtual magazine pages, we feature how students are fighting for better voter access and engagement, the importance of educating the next generation of public sector leaders in digital governing, and how decarbonization could be a key part of US-China cooperation. We highlight the salient research and commentary of the Center’s experts and introduce Center students and alumni.