Combat gender labor inequalities though policy changes, Blau urges

Combatting the decline in gender progress in the labor market starts with implementing policy interventions, says Professor Francine Blau ’66. 

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Fixed-duration strikes can revitalize labor

“Fixed-duration” strikes – such as the three-day walkout by 15,000 nurses in mid-September – protect worker interests and impose financial and reputation costs on employers, according to new ILR School research.

New endowed scholarship honors academic excellence and is largest gift in Sloan Program history

Reginald M. Ballantyne III, MBA ’67 is a prominent health care industry leader and longtime supporter of Cornell programs. He has endowed a scholarship that is the largest gift in the history of the Sloan Program in Health Administration in the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy.  

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Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy Celebrates First Anniversary

Inaugural Dean Colleen Barry offers a celebratory toast as the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy marks its first anniversary with a party at the Statler Hotel, attended by more than 300 students, faculty, staff and friends of the school. 

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Panelists: War in Ukraine reshapes world political order

At the event, “Aftershocks: Geopolitics Since the Ukraine invasion,” a panel of faculty and experts raised concerns about worldwide consequences stemming from the ongoing conflict that began with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Why test prep for children focuses on math exams

New research shows that the reason children show more progress on math exams than on English exams partially stems from incentives embedded in the way standardized tests are designed.

Tompkins County living wage study reveals racial disparities

Living wage legislation would lead to pay increases for 30% to 40% of all workers in Tompkins County, and 65% to 75% of Black workers, according to a new policy brief spearheaded by the ILR School. 

Entrepreneurship faculty win grants for course development

The awards allow faculty affiliated with Entrepreneurship at Cornell to extend their capacity to work with students.

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Public administration graduate program has new name that aligns with its new home

The Cornell Institute for Public Affairs (CIPA) has a new name. It is now the MPA Program at the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy, and the degree name will be the Cornell Brooks School MPA.

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