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Lethal But Legal: Corporations, Consumption, and Protecting Public Health

Posted on March 17th, 2014 · Posted in Publication News

Decisions made by the food, tobacco, alcohol, pharmaceutical, gun, and automobile industries have a greater impact on today’s health than the decisions of scientists and policymakers. As the collective influence…  

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One Out of Three: Immigrant New York in the Twenty-First Century

Posted on February 11th, 2014 · Posted in Publication News

This absorbing anthology features in-depth portraits of diverse ethnic populations, revealing the surprising new realities of immigrant life in twenty-first-century New York City. Contributors show how nearly fifty years of…  

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Urban Food Policy: The 2012 Joan H. Tisch Health Policy Seminar

Posted on February 5th, 2014 · Posted in Publication News

In the fall of 2012, the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College convened a Food Policy Seminar of faculty experts throughout the City University of New York (CUNY)…  

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Tax Structure and Revenue Instability: The Great Recession and the States – Chernick/Reimers

Posted on February 5th, 2014 · Posted in Publication News, Uncategorized

Howard Chernick and Cordelia Reimers publish “Tax Structure and Revenue Instability: The Great Recession and the States” – IZA Journal of Labor Policy, forthcoming, 2014 (with Jennifer Tennant). Abstract: “Though the great recession has had the…  

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Power, Policy, and Protest: The Politics of India’s Special Economic Zones

Posted on February 3rd, 2014 · Posted in Publication News

India’s attempt to spur growth, boost exports, and create jobs by establishing Special Economic Zones (SEZs) is a paradox: the policy represents an intensification of the country’s increasingly market-oriented development paradigm, but implementation has…  

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John Lindsay, New York, and the American Dream

Posted on January 29th, 2014 · Posted in Changing New York, Public Programs, Publication News
This event will be held at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College – 68th Street and Lexington, NYC Join us for a special program to coincide with the publication of Summer in th... Read more
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New York and Amsterdam: Immigration and the New Urban Landscape

Posted on January 13th, 2014 · Posted in Publication News, Uncategorized

Immigration is dramatically changing major cities throughout the world. Nowhere is this more so than in New York City and Amsterdam, which, after decades of large-scale immigration, now have populations…  

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Oza: ‘Muslim fundamentalism’ and human rights in an age of terror and empire

Posted on January 8th, 2014 · Posted in Publication News, Uncategorized

In the name of fighting terrorism, countries have been invaded; wars have been waged; people have been detained, rendered and tortured; and campaigns for “hearts and minds” have been unleashed….  

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Peacebuilding: From Concept to Commission

Posted on January 8th, 2014 · Posted in Publication News, Uncategorized

The emergence of The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) in 2005 was the culmination of a long and contentious process. In this work Rob Jenkins provides a concise introduction that…  

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Paper on cigarette tax avoidance in NYC

Posted on January 8th, 2014 · Posted in Publication News, Uncategorized

Using data about tax stamps obtained from random samples of littered packs of cigarettes, collected once before and three times after a June 2008 NYS tax increase, we find that…