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Susan Dudley on the Regulatory Impact of Jimmy Carter
Susan Dudley, Director of the GW Regulatory Studies Center and Distinguished Professor of Practice at the Trachtenberg School, authored an opinion piece for The Regulatory Review discussing Jimmy Carter's enduring legacy on the U.S. regulatory system. Read the article here.
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Proposals for 2023 Research Symposium due March 31
The Trachtenberg School is partnering with the Data Foundation on the 2023 Research Symposium (May 23-24, 2023), framed around identifying examples, case studies, and lessons that inform policy and practice, guide the policy research community, and track progress on using data and evidence for improving government. Proposals from data and evidence leaders in the public or private sectors (academia, non-profits, industry, or government) are due March 31, with preference given to those that focus on the following themes: 
  • Data Strategy: Building Data Capacity with the Federal Data Strategy as a Guide
  • Advancing Equity: Leveraging Data and Evidence to Support Inclusive Policy
  • Evidence in Action: Progress Applying Evidence in Active, Real-Time Decision-Making Environments
  • Data Collaboration: Learning from Past Successes to Maximize the Impact of the National Secure Data Service
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Burt Barnow's Report Featured in 2023 Economic Report of the President
Burt Barnow, Amsterdam Professor of Public Service and Economics and Director of the PhD Program, co-authored "Expanding Apprenticeship to New Sectors and Populations: The Experiences and Outcomes of Apprentices in the American Apprenticeship Initiative," mentioned on page 180 of the 2023 Economic Report of the President in a section on improving the quality of training programs supported by the government. 
Sanjay Pandey
Sanjay Pandey Receives Prestigious Awards from ASPA
Sanjay Pandey, Shapiro Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration, received the Dwight Waldo Award from the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) at the ASPA 2023 Annual Conference.
Dr. Pandey, along with his co-authors, also received this year's ASPA Joseph Wholey Distinguished Scholarship Award for the best scholarly article on performance in public and nonprofit organizations: “Red Tape, Organizational Performance, and Employee Outcomes: Meta-analysis, Meta-regression, and Research Agenda” (co-author and co-recipients: Bert George, Bram Steijn, Adelien Decramer, and Mieke Audenaert).
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Recent Media Mentions
Joseph Cordes is featured in the Spectrum News NY1 article, "Florida lawmakers divided over Biden's budget plan."
Scott Pace is quoted in The Korea Economic Institute of America's, "South Korean Objectives in the Final Frontier."
Sara Rosenbaum is mentioned in Washington Monthly, "The Sorry State of Maternal Health Care in America—And Signs of Hope." She is quoted in Politico and her research was featured in Healthcare Innovation.
Trachtenberg Faculty Call for Social Justice
Trachtenberg faculty Kathy Newcomer, Sanjay Pandey, and Eiko Strader are co-authors of "Beyond social equity: Talking social justice in public administration." They contend that "social justice is an important focus for scholarship as well as a guidepost of practical administrative ethics." Read the article in Public Administration Review here →
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Edward Alexander Bouchet
Trachtenberg Student Inducted into The Edward Alexander Bouchet Honor Society
Congratulations to doctoral student Vernicia Griffie, who was accepted into the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society. The society, chartered by Yale and Howard Universities, is named for the first African American doctoral recipient in the United States. GW has one of the earliest chapters of the society, which recognizes and promotes diversity and excellence in doctoral education and the professoriate. 
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