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Milano Professor Rick McGahey Testifies Before New York City Council

Last Friday, Rick testified before New York City Council’s Civil Service and Labor Committee to support legislation expanding paid sick days to New York City workers at firms with five or more employees and to strengthen the law in other ways. He has based his support for the legislation on findings that indicate economic benefits have been seen in San Fransisco after the city expanded paid sick days to smaller businesses

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Article: Why Quantitative Skills Matter to Public Policy Graduate Students

Graduate students in public policy programs are taking quantitative courses – economics, statistics, finance – beyond that which is required to earn their degrees.  They realize the competitive edge having such skills offers them in the job market.  Thanks for the article recommendation, Professor Charles Allison! (Blog) – Public policy graduate students are beefing up …

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