October 2020
A new McCourt School report examines housing instability in DC, revealing deep racial and geographic disparities in the eviction process and making important policy suggestions to curtail eviction filings. Nearly 60% of all eviction filings occur in DC Wards 7 and 8, even though only about one-quarter of renters live in those neighborhoods.
A new report from McCourt’s Center for Children and Families finds that children across America are increasingly living without insurance. The number of children without health coverage in the United States increased by about 726,000 between 2016 and 2019, bringing the total to over 4 million uninsured children nationwide
Amidst a backdrop of increasing COVID-19 cases, civil unrest, and record job loss, this election could shift the course of American history. In advance of the results, several experts at the McCourt School of Public Policy share insight into what the difference between a Trump and Biden presidency might look like over the next 4 years. 
The world is underestimating the economic effects of climate change by trillions of dollars, according to a new study co-authored by McCourt School professor Raphael Calel. The study shows that current economic forecasting models fail to account for unpredictable variations in global temperatures observed year after year.