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Department of Public Administration and Policy


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Why are Men Disappearing from the American Workforce?

Sandra Black, professor of economics at the University of Texas at Austin and a member of the Obama Administration Council of Economic Advisers, spoke at an event hosted by SPA about this trend and the possible explanations behind it.

Behavioral Science: Insights for Public Administration

Behavioral Science: Insights for Public Administration

What can the behavior teach us about our own financial decisions, global economy, or leading a nation? Believe it or not, there are real correlations to be drawn between the two when looking at each through the framework of behavioral sciences.

Meghan Doughty

SPA Student Nationally Recognized for Research

Meghan Doughty, a second-year student in SPA's doctoral program in public administration and policy, has been named a Founders' Fellow by the American Society for Public Administration (APSA).