News & Events

GWIPP news highlights the Institute's public policy efforts, accomplishments, and other important announcements. 

GWIPP events include:

  • Application deadlines for the Shapiro Policy Research Scholars Program
  • Workshops - GWIPP periodically hosts workshops that provide a practical overview of a quantitative or qualitative method or research resource used in public-policy research. The best way to receive announcements of our workshops is by subscribing to our listserv or twitter feed.
  • Conferences - GWIPP periodically co-sponsors policy related events with other academic units throughout campus.

Headlines

Congratulations to Hal Wolman

September 18, 2017

Congratulations to former GWIPP Director Hal Wolman for winning the 2017 Walter Beach Award. The award is given by the National Capital Area Political Science Association to scholars who "a substantial contribution to strengthen the relationship between political science and public service."

Is Growth Over? by Stephen Rose

January 25, 2017

Check out Dr. Stephen Rose's review of The Rise And Fall of American Growth by Robert Gordon in Democracy.

Trump and the Revolt of the White Middle Class

January 18, 2017

Check out Dr. Stephen Rose's new article in Washington Monthly on Trump and the Revolt of the White Middle Class.

Washington Bytes

January 10, 2017

This week GWIPP's Hal Singer helped kickoff an exciting new blog at Forbes. Washington Bytes will provide expert commentary and discussion on technology and communication issues.

Sharon Lynch's STEM research in U.S. News

September 30, 2016

"Can All Students Succeed at Science and Tech High Schools?" That's the question behind this U.S. News report on Sharon Lynch's STEM research, a project that got its start as part of GWIPP's Shapiro Policy Research Scholar program.

Cathy Collins provides information on efficient tax revenue use

June 14, 2016

How can state and local governments use tax revenue more efficiently? State and local governments each year prepare an annual financial report and while for the most part it would put Dorothy asleep faster than a romp through the poppy fields, there is one part of this report, the Management's discussion and analysis that should provide a good snapshot of the government's fiscal picture. >> Read More

GWIPP Research Professors to Speak at May 18 Book Event

April 15, 2016

Professor Clarence Stone of GWIPP and Professor Robert Stoker of the TractenbergSchool and Political Science Dept are to be featured speakers at a May 18 book event at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.  Stone and Stoker are co-authors of Urban Neighborhoods in a New Era, published by the University of Chicago Press (2015).  Professor Harold Wolman, recently retired Director of GWIPP, is also a contributing author of the book.  Duiscussants for the event  are Blair Ruble, the Wilson Center Vice President for Programs, and Derek Hyra, Director of American University's Metroolitan Policy Center.

Steve Rose Talks Trade and Job Losses in the Washington Monthly

March 18, 2016

According to GWIPP Research Professor Steve Rose, "trade agreements aren't the principal factor to blame for the majority of U.S. job losses or the decline in earnings." Read more from Rose's article "The Truth About Trade and Job Losses" in the Washington Monthly