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In the Media

Wolfers discusses accuracy of economic predictions

Feb 23, 2022 Marketplace
As technology improves, economists are handed more and more data to make predictions with. But, does it make those predictions better? “The evidence seems to be if we are, only a little bit," Justin Wolfers, professor of public policy and...
In the Media

Shaefer attributes low food insecurity to stimulus checks

Sep 10, 2021 The New York Times
New data reveals that food insecurity stayed low during the pandemic stayed at relatively low levels, which Luke Shaefer attributes to expanded government aid.  “We now have definitive evidence that food hardship is responsive to government aid....
The Poverty Narrative

The Poverty Narrative: Confronting Inequity

Mar 5, 2021, All Day
The Poverty Narrative: Confronting Inequity Join us as we discuss connections between structural racism, and poverty in the U.S., and confronting policies and practices that perpetuate inequity in public health, housing, education and data.
PubPol 447

PubPol 447: Excel for Public Policy

Alton Worthington
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2022
11:30 am-12:50 pm EDT

This course is designed to familiarize students with core skills in data access, manipulation, analysis, and presentation using Excel (and Excel-like alternatives).

PUBPOL 447

PUBPOL 447: Excel for Public Policy

Alton Worthington
Monday, Wednesday
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Fall 2020
4:00-5:20 pm EDT

This course is designed to familiarize students with core skills in data access, manipulation, analysis, and presentation using Excel (and Excel-like alternatives).