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NewsMay 10, 2021

Study: Millennials commit less crime than prior generations

Crime has dropped since 1990, but not for the reasons some might think, according to a new study. Research from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin suggests crime reduction efforts account for less than half of the crime drop since 1990 and essentially none of the crime drop since 2000. Researchers also discovered that millennials commit less crime than prior generations.

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Media MentionMay 10, 2021

Millennials commit less crime than previous generations, UT research suggests

NBC Austin reports on new LBJ School study: Millennials commit less crime than previous generations

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Media MentionMarch 23, 2021

Experts discuss City of Austin's search for new police chief

Austin City Manager Spencer Cronk announced Monday morning that Assistant Austin Police Chief Joe Chacon will serve as the city's interim Austin Police Department chief during a national search for a permanent replacement for Chief Brian Manley. 

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Media MentionFebruary 10, 2021

Some Austin leaders concerned May propositions could lead to council stalemates

After Austin City Council approved eight propositions Tuesday to go before voters on the May ballot, some Austin city council members are trying to organize a last-minute meeting to add yet another ballot measure to counteract potential impacts if voters approve some of these propositions and not others.

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NewsOctober 26, 2020

Elections 2020: LBJ School faculty experts

Faculty from the LBJ School of Public Affairs are nationally and internationally recognized scholars and experts across a range of major policy topics, including the 2020 election at the local, state and federal levels.

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NewsOctober 18, 2019

LBJ faculty, students present research on work, families, public workers, crime and more at the 2019 APPAM Conference

Professors and students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin will lead conversations and present research across an array of policy areas at the 2019 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) Fall Research Conference in Denver, Colorado Nov. 7–9.

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NewsJanuary 31, 2018

LBJ faculty react to State of the Union

Tuesday evening President Trump delivered his first State of the Union address. Here, faculty from the LBJ School share their reactions.

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FeatureFebruary 27, 2017

Alumni Spotlight: Matthew Randazzo (MPAff '03), CEO of the National Math and Science Initiative

Matthew came to the LBJ School with an interest in education and social policy. He appreciates that while he was able to study education policy, LBJ gave him a breadth of knowledge and tools for his career, especially his ability to learn.

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NewsJanuary 19, 2017

INNOVATION BOUND: The annual celebration of LBJ School policy research

In an annual celebration, the LBJ School community will convene on Feb. 8, 2017, to celebrate the published works of our distinguished faculty and impassioned students.

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Media MentionSeptember 27, 2013

Adapt or fry: UT Climate Adaptation Symposium

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