• Buy Booze, Save the World?
  • Wagner Student’s work with CGI University in Ghana highlighted in new report
  • A Global Scientific Community: Reframing the Brain Drain “Problem”
  • The Policy Shop Podcasts
  • Buy Booze, Save the World?

    Buy Booze, Save the World?

    Ashley Putnam   What percentage of your income do you spend each week on alcohol? Like many young professionals living in New York City, my average visit to the local watering hole puts a fairly sizeable dent in my pocket. One night at the bar, two or three Manhattan-priced cocktails, […]

  • Wagner Student’s work with CGI University in Ghana highlighted in new report

    Wagner Student’s work with CGI University in Ghana highlighted in new report

    Check out Wagner’s own Wemimo S. Abbey’s recently published report on Clean Water for Everyone‘s work in Ghana. The project highlighted in the report was a Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action that ensured safe water and proper sanitation for 150 school children 2,500 community members in Kasoa, Ghana.    Abbey was also a former guest on The […]

  • A Global Scientific Community: Reframing the Brain Drain “Problem”

    A Global Scientific Community: Reframing the Brain Drain “Problem”

    Rosanna Volchok   The December 2013 release of OECD’s 2012 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) findings generated massive media buzz. A blow to the American ego, the results placed American teens 21st in science and 26th in math out of 33 other OECD nations. Devout believers in “American exceptionalism” […]

  • The Policy Shop Podcasts

    The Policy Shop Podcasts

    This week’s Policy Shop talks to new Wagner students about the trials of the MTA, Dan Smith’s lobbying efforts, bonding at retreat, and the steep grad school time management learning curve. In a discussion of different backgrounds and policy interests, Leyba threads through our common tie of public service and connecting to […]

 

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Buy Booze, Save the World?

Buy Booze, Save the World?

Ashley Putnam   What percentage of your income do you spend each week on alcohol? Like many young professionals living in New York City, my average visit to the local watering hole puts a fairly sizeable dent in my pocket. One night at the bar, two or three Manhattan-priced cocktails, […]

 
 

Wagner Student’s work with CGI University in Ghana highlighted in new report

Wagner Student’s work with CGI University in Ghana highlighted in new report

Check out Wagner’s own Wemimo S. Abbey’s recently published report on Clean Water for Everyone‘s work in Ghana. The project highlighted in the report was a Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action that ensured safe water and proper sanitation for 150 school children 2,500 community members in Kasoa, Ghana.    Abbey was also a former guest on The […]

 
 

A Global Scientific Community: Reframing the Brain Drain “Problem”

A Global Scientific Community: Reframing the Brain Drain “Problem”

Rosanna Volchok   The December 2013 release of OECD’s 2012 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) findings generated massive media buzz. A blow to the American ego, the results placed American teens 21st in science and 26th in math out of 33 other OECD nations. Devout believers in “American exceptionalism” […]

 
 

The Policy Shop Podcasts

The Policy Shop Podcasts

This week’s Policy Shop talks to new Wagner students about the trials of the MTA, Dan Smith’s lobbying efforts, bonding at retreat, and the steep grad school time management learning curve. In a discussion of different backgrounds and policy interests, Leyba threads through our common tie of public service and connecting to […]

 
 

The Policy Shop Podcasts

The Policy Shop Podcasts

The Policy Shop is The Wagner Review’s podcast partner. Run by Wagner student, James Leyba, The Policy Shop interviews Wagner’s own on today’s most pressing public service issues. Check out his most recent interview with Alliance for Climate Change and Environment’s Melika Edquist. They discuss the upcoming People’s Climate March on September 21 and how important it is […]

 
 

The Book Every Public Policy Student Should Read

The Book Every Public Policy Student Should Read

BY MELODY CHERNY Medicaid isn’t sexy. Financing Medicaid by Shanna Rose likely isn’t the first book you’d pick up at the bookstore, but if you’re a student of public policy (especially of health policy), it should be. Financing Medicaid is a fascinating, brilliantly researched book that will catapult your knowledge […]

 
 

The Consumer (That’s You) Food-Print

The Consumer (That’s You) Food-Print

BY JOSE R. NAVARRETE: Think about the last time you threw away a perfectly good piece of food. Did you toss it from your fridge solely based on a “better by” date that had passed? Do you pick your fruits and vegetables based only on how they look? Do you […]

 
 

The Role of Malnutrition in Ethiopia’s Development Future

The Role of Malnutrition in Ethiopia’s Development Future

BY BIANCA GIRAULT: Malnutrition in Ethiopia has dramatic negative effects on children’s life outcomes there. UNICEF reports national trends among children of stunting (44.4%), wasting (9.7%) and being underweight (28.7%). Nutritional indices indicate that there is a lack of iron, iodine, and Vitamin A in Ethiopian foods, which contribute to […]

 
 

Benefit Corporations: A Duty to Whom?

Benefit Corporations: A Duty to Whom?

 “A business corporation is organized and carried on primarily for the profit of the stockholders. The powers of the directors are to be employed for that end.” – Supreme Court Ruling, Dodge V. Ford Motor Company “We have no choice but to harness the power of business to address society’s […]

 
 

Afghanistan’s Presidential Election

Afghanistan’s Presidential Election

BY RYAN NORTON: This Saturday, Afghans will elect their first new president since Hamid Karzai was appointed in 2001. Despite all the resources poured into Afghanistan over the past 12 years, this political transition could ensure the success or failure of the international community’s effort to rebuild Afghanistan. A successful […]