Three new studies from the LBJ School appeared in the leading peer-reviewed journal World Development. The studies explore climate security vulnerability, the relationship between food insecurity and domestic violence, and the long-term effects of political repression on economic performance.
In harm's way: Climate security vulnerability in Asia
By Joshua Busby, associate professor of public affairs
LBJ School of Public Affairs Associate Professor Joshua Busby explains in Foreign Affairs why climate change matters more than anything else.
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers explore the proper role of intelligence in democracy.
AUSTIN, Texas (May 31, 2018) – A new study from professors at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin aims to shed light on Americans’ perception of intelligence agencies, and to test the claim that efforts by these agencies to be more open will enhance democratic legitimacy.
Key findings include: