Category Archives: Public Management & Policy

Contagion: Movie Screening + CDC Panel

The Atlanta Science Festival is screening the movie Contagion as part of its Science on the Screen programming.  Dr. Harold Jaffe, Associate Director for Science at CDC, will moderate and a panel of three CDC scientists will discuss the movie. … Continue reading

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1949 Atlanta Aerial Mosaic Project Reveals Built Environment Change

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It is no secret that Atlanta’s built environment is in a state of near constant change and anyone familiar with Atlanta will most likely note the apparent lack of “old buildings.”  While “old buildings” may be an ill-defined term, when … Continue reading

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Atlanta Studies Symposium, April 4, 2014

The Atlanta Studies Symposium, an interdisciplinary meeting of scholars, will be held at Georgia State University on April 4, 2014 at Centennial Hall.  This year’s symposium will feature keynote addresses from Clarence Stone, author of Regime Politics: Governing Atlanta, 1946-1988, … Continue reading

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The Music of Management is now available through ScholarWorks@Georgia State University

The book The Music of Management: Applying Organization Theory, by Dennis R. Young is now freely available in ScholarWorks@Georgia State University.  Dr. Young, a Professor of Public Management and Policy in the Georgia State University Andrew Young School of Policy … Continue reading

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Snow Jam 2014: Planning Atlanta, Ryan Gravel, and a Car-Dependent Region

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Photo Credit: William Brawley Few people can honestly deny that last week’s snow storm in Atlanta was a metropolitan-wide utter calamity.  Reflecting on the event that quickly became known as “Snow Jam 2014”, Ryan Gravel, Atlanta Beltline visionary, posed the … Continue reading

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GSU Library’s Digital Collections Now Include Video

Audience member speaking during youth violence community forum

The first of Georgia State University Library’s digital collections to feature video content is the Research Atlanta, Inc. Reports. This collection includes eight video recordings, which were received on VHS tapes and digitized at the library. Access to the video … Continue reading

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OECD’s Better Life Initiative

OECD Guidelines on Measuring Subjective Well Being

In 2011, the Organisation for Economic Co-operative Development (OECD) launched its Better Life Initiative to “gauge progress across several factors, including health, civic engagement, the environment and governance (OECD Observer, Jan 27, 2014).” “There is now widespread acknowledgement that measuring … Continue reading

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War on Poverty’s 50th Anniversary

Confronting Suburban Poverty

January marks the 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty, legislation initiated by President Lyndon B. Johnson.  The War on Poverty was launched to combat the almost sixteen percent poverty rate (Table 13) for families. The legislation led to programs … Continue reading

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University Library Digitizes Research Atlanta Reports

Georgia State University Library is creating a digital collection of reports from Research Atlanta, Inc.  We hope that this collection will serve as a significant resource for students and researchers who study current and past public policy issues faced by … Continue reading

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How a Densely Populated Neighborhood Became Turner Field: A Map Essay

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With the unexpected announcement that the Braves will leave the Atlanta neighborhood of Summerhill for suburban Cobb County, many in the city are left to speculate what will become of the Turner Field complex after the Braves make their departure.  … Continue reading

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