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Universal Basic Income and Inclusive Capitalism: Consequences for Sustainability
Over the past forty years, income growth for the middle and lower classes has stagnated, while the economy (and with it, economic inequality) has grown significantly. Early automation, the decline of labor unions, changes ...
The Most Frequently Cited Topics in Urban Planning Scholarship
Analyses of faculty citation activity usually focus on counts as a function of author characteristics, such as rank, gender, previous citation levels, and other factors influencing productivity and career path. Citation ...
Green Affordable Housing: Cost-Benefit Analysis for Zoning Incentives
In the year 2017, about 89% of the total energy consumed in the US was produced using non-renewable energy sources, and about 43% of tenant households were cost burdened. Local governments are in a unique position to ...
Impact Evaluation of the Mozambique Rural Water Supply Activity
(Virginia Tech. School of Public and International Affairs; Stanford University, 2014-08)
In 2007, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) signed a $506.9 million compact designed to reduce poverty in Mozambique by promoting sustainable economic growth. Among the planned investments was the installation of ...
Assessing systems thinking: A tool to measure complex reasoning through ill-structured problems
An increasingly important aim of higher education is to develop graduates capable of addressing complex, interdependent problems. Systems thinking is a critical interdisciplinary skill that describes the cognitive flexibility ...
Community Social Polarization and Change: Evidence from Three Recent Studies
This review article analyzes three major recent books (written by Robert Wuthnow, Arlie R. Hochschild, and James and Deborah Fallows, respectively) concerning ongoing political, economic and social change in United ...
Pedestrians and E-Scooters: An Initial Look at E-Scooter Parking and Perceptions by Riders and Non-Riders
Since 2018, pedestrians in many U.S. cities have been sharing sidewalk space with dockless shared e-scooters. The introduction of e-scooters has received pushback from pedestrians. Complaints reported in the media include ...
Good Policy, Good Practice. Improving Outcomes and Productivity in Higher Education: A Guide for Policymakers (Part I)
(National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS), 2007-11-01)
This report describes a wide range of successful strategies from which states can draw to increase the educational attainment of their residents while holding down higher education costs. Part I offers examples of strategies, ...
Digest of Education Statistics 2018
(U.S Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics; American Institutes for Research, 2019-12-01)
The report provides a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school up to date 2018.
Fast Facts Report for the Student Support Services Program
(U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education, 2016)
The Student Support Services (SSS) program—one of the federal TRIO programs—was authorized in 1968 by the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1101a), as amended. The goal of SSS is to increase the postsecondary persistence ...