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FeatureAugust 12, 2022

Public policy courses this fall

The LBJ School is pleased to offer nearly 100 classes this fall to equip future public policy professionals with the skills they will need to lead and succeed. Alongside 18 dual degree options, 27 specializations and the vast resources of The University of Texas at Austin, students have endless opportunities to customize their degree.   Here’s a snapshot of a few of our stand out courses:   

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FeatureAugust 13, 2021

Fall 2021 classes focus on topics from intelligence and foreign policy to Black politics and COVID

In many ways, "public policy" world is as varied as the people who practice it. There is no one path to it; thinkers and doers pursue their passion for service for so many different reasons. The LBJ School was founded to improve the quality of public service in the United States and abroad at all levels of governance and civic engagement. We practice this through interdisciplinary scholarship, hands-on experience and a customizable educational experience that allows students to develop unique skills and expertise.

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Media MentionApril 21, 2021

James Galbraith: « Les Américains ne voient pas l’Etat comme un monstre »

Joe Biden met en place des plans de relance et d’investissement massifs. La population est-elle prête à accepter un rôle accru de l’Etat ? Selon l’économiste James Galbraith, professeur à l’université du Texas, le nouveau locataire de la Maison-Blanche a compris que le vrai danger politique, pour les démocrates, était la timidité. Entretien.

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Media MentionApril 21, 2021

James Galbraith: « Les Américains ne voient pas l’Etat comme un monstre »

Joe Biden, après avoir engagé un plan de soutien de 1 900 milliards de dollars, a annoncé un investissement dans les infrastructures de 2 000 milliards sur huit ans. Peut-on parler d’un virage radical ?

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Media MentionApril 11, 2021

Inflation is the only signal that the post-COVID boom will heed

Economics used to offer lots of metrics that claimed to show when growing economies were approaching some kind of speed limit. But increasingly, inflation is the only one that's taken seriously.

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NewsApril 9, 2021

April 9: Faculty Research, Policy Engagement and News

10 features from the week 

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Media MentionApril 6, 2021

The death of neoliberalism is greatly exaggerated

The West's economic orthodoxy of the past 40 years has been shaken by the pandemic—but the fight isn't nearly over yet.

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NewsApril 2, 2021

April 2: Faculty Research, Policy Engagement and News

10 features from the week  Patrick Bixler spoke to the Associated Press about philanthropic gifts and scientific discovery after former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and his wife, Wendy, gave $150 million to the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard for research in biology and AI. 

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Media MentionMarch 31, 2021

China is missing from the great inflation debate

Once again, massive fiscal spending in the United States has invited warnings of inflation and triggered dark memories of the 1970s. But these fears are based on a model that has since been obliterated by economic realities — not least the rise of China, which has fundamentally reshaped the U.S. and global economies.

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Media MentionMarch 23, 2021

DiEM TV: The Green New Deal for Europe with James K. Galbraith and David Adler

In this episode of DiEM TV we dive into the Green New Deal for Europe. Our special guest James K. Galbraith and David Adler tackle all your burning Green New Deal questions.

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