Nolan McCarty, the Susan Dod Brown Professor of Politics and Public Affairs and chair of the Department of Politics, answered questions about the Iowa caucus results and what's ahead in the 2016 campaign.
Undergraduate Policy Task Force members traveled to the South African Embassy in Washington, D.C. to present their recommendations for reforms that could reduce mortality rates in South Africa within two years.
“It was amazing to see my research taken into consideration when discussing health policy reform in South Africa. Without a doubt, this has been one of my most rewarding classes.”
- Janine Cadet '17
Post-election transitions are often difficult. After Ghana's contentious 2001 presidential handover, leaders in government and civil society wanted to establish new norms and practices to smooth future transfers of power. Before the 2008 election, the Institute of Economic Affairs sponsored a dialogue between the major parties, while President John Kufuor's administration worked separately on a plan to improve procedures. Their efforts eased Ghana's political tensions and allowed incoming President John Atta Mills to focus on policy priorities and ensure continuation of effective projects and programs. Read the full case study produced by Innovations for Successful Societies.
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