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NewsApril 9, 2021

April 9: Faculty Research, Policy Engagement and News

10 features from the week 

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FeatureDecember 8, 2020

The Case for Revenue Sharing: Fiscal Equalization and the COVID-19 Recession

Toolkit - Public Finance

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NewsDecember 8, 2020

LBJ School policy leaders craft solutions for a resilient future

Twenty-nine LBJ School authors have come together to craft interdisciplinary and resilience-based policy solutions, published in one toolkit called Resiliency in the Age of COVID-19. This toolkit comes as researchers from across The University of Texas at Austin continue to offer first-of-its-kind groundbreaking research and discovery in the fight against COVID and its long-lasting impacts on public health, business and the future of governance.

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Media MentionOctober 10, 2020

Trump promised a break with GOP trickle-down economics. He delivered more of the same.

Michael Lind, a public policy professor at the University of Texas, Austin, has written sympathetically about the populist impulses behind Trump's candidacy. He compared Trump to former President Richard Nixon, who likewise outsourced management of much of domestic policy to the reigning Republican establishment. "The same way Nixon signed off on what was then the liberal domestic agenda, Trump signed off on the Paul Ryan agenda," said Lind, author of The New Class War.

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April 16, 2020

Managing the Fiscal Meltdown

LBJ Professors James Galbraith, a world-renowned economist, and Michael Lind, one of the nation's foremost public intellectuals, unpack the human impact of the economic crisis set off by the current public health crisis. Galbraith and Lind bring a set of perspectives that bridges history, economic theory and practical experience in the international and national policy making arenas.  

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Media MentionMarch 20, 2020

How government should respond

Treating the economic effects of the global COVID-19 epidemic as a conventional recession means prescribing the wrong medicine and harming the patient, writes LBJ's Michael Lind.

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Media MentionMarch 12, 2020

Needed: A finance agency to handle the financial meltdown from the coronavirus

Congress should create a Health Finance Corporation to address resource allocation and the financing of the Covid-19 response. Immediately, write LBJ's Michael Lind and James Galbraith. 

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NewsNovember 8, 2019

Experts explore 'Green New Deal' and 'European New Deal' at LBJ School, UT Austin

Experts on economics, climate change, politics and social policy, political leaders and activists will explore the elements of a "Green New Deal" in Europe and America and the "European New Deal" project of the Democracy in Europe Movement during the New Deals in Europe and America conference. The conference, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Monday, Nov. 11, and Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

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NewsMay 30, 2019

Innovation Bound, the annual celebration of LBJ School policy research

Core to the LBJ School's mission is "getting it done" — developing solutions to policy problems through scholarship and public discourse. Every year, faculty and students take on research that melds the theoretical and the practical, exploring the world through hands-on field work and data analysis to address issues critical to the health of American democracy and global society. Innovation Bound celebrates the impact, quality and range of the published works of our distinguished scholars.

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NewsApril 17, 2019

Innovation Bound, the annual celebration of LBJ School policy research: April 23, 2019

Core to the LBJ School's mission is "getting it done" — developing solutions to policy problems through scholarship and public discourse. Every year, faculty and students take on research that melds the theoretical and the practical, exploring the world through hands-on field work and data analysis to address issues critical to the health of American democracy and global society. Innovation Bound celebrates the impact, quality and range of the published works of our distinguished scholars.

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