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Join our faculty and staff experts, as well as some of our alumni and students, as we talk about topics within the disciplines of public policy, urban planning, public health, health administration, and informatics. 

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EJB Talks–Navigating a Politically Turbulent 2023 and the Ominous Prelude to 2024

EJB Talks–Navigating a Politically Turbulent 2023 and the Ominous Prelude to 2024

We’re closing EJB Talks for the year with a discussion of the tumultuous political events of 2023, including the chaotic dynamics within the Republican Party, the potential ramifications of Kevin McCarthy’s replacement as Speaker of the House, the ongoing challenges in passing crucial legislation, and more.

EJB Talks New Faculty Spotlight: Mark Paul and The Ends of Freedom

EJB Talks New Faculty Spotlight: Mark Paul and The Ends of Freedom

Dean Stuart Shapiro talks to Mark Paul, assistant professor and author of the recently released book, The Ends of Freedom. Mark discusses his journey into economics and environmental policy, economic rights, decarbonizing the economy, transitioning to renewable energy, and much more.

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Ban Fossil Fuels? Readers Had Strong Thoughts.

I got a lot of responses to my Friday newsletter on restricting the supply of fossil fuels, one of which said “oof no” in the subject line. It was from an economist named Benjamin Ho, who wrote that he usually likes my newsletter, “But, oh boy, was today’s off track.”...

Why Don’t We Just Ban Fossil Fuels?

Imagine there were no law against arson and we were trying to figure out a way to stop it. One way would be to require people to pay for the right to burn down buildings. Another would be to issue a strictly limited number of tradable arson-permission certificates,...

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Bloustein Career Development Specialists Cheryl Egan and Andrea Garrido will be in a Zoom Room on Monday's beginning January 22, 2024 (excluding holidays and spring break) to answer questions, provide […]