The LBJ School's Joshua Eisenman, Erin Lentz and Raj Patel have published new studies in Development and Change, a top journal in the development economics field from the Institute of Social Studies. One piece looks at how Maoist China's rural collectives siphoned away household savings to invest in the country's capital investments and agricultural production; another examines how international agriculture development tends to ignore or treat as a mystery the division of labor within a household.
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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 Professor Erin Lentz challenges special interests that hinder U.S. humanitarian assistance.
Innovation Bound - the annual celebration of LBJ School policy research held April 30, 2018; special student poster session added to day’s research tribute
The LBJ School prides itself on contributing viable solutions to society through the public and social dialogue of our world. Throughout each year, both students and faculty undertake timely policy research to stretch intellectual boundaries and tackle the most complex problems of our day. INNOVATION BOUND celebrates the impact, quality and range of the published works of our distinguished faculty and students.
Earlier this month, the chairmen of the Senate Foreign Relations and House Foreign Affairs Committee, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, and Rep. Ed Royce, R-California, introduced identical versions of the Food for Peace Modernization Act in the Senate and the House, along with co-sponsors Sen. Chris Coons, D-Delaware, and Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Washington.
On Tuesday, Feb. 14, Erin Lentz, an assistant professor of public affairs at the LBJ School, testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on modernizing food aid to improve effectiveness and save lives.
LBJ Professor Erin Lentz calls for reforms to U.S. food aid.
Policy Research Institute funding will grant 12 LBJ School faculty members the opportunity to pursue important research projects on complex, relevant policy issues.
Erin Lentz poses that the conversation about ending hunger must include more concern with women's overall well being.
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