Government Analytics

Paul Weinstein on 2019 WalletHub Tax Survey

Paul Weinstein

Paul Weinstein, Director of the Center for Advanced Governmental Studies‘ Master of Arts in Public Management program, was asked to interpret WalletHub’s 2019 Tax Survey findings. Please read Paul Weinstein’s segment here: 2019 WalletHub Tax Survey The full Survey can be accessed here.  

Dr. Jennifer Bachner Publishes Case Study on Survey Experiments

Dr. Jennifer Bachner

Dr. Jennifer Bachner, director of the MS in Government Analytics program, has published a new research methods case study with SAGE, titled Studying Public Opinion Using Survey Experiments. The case study is based on research with Dr. Benjamin Ginsberg that examines how political leaders frame both history and the future to influence the public and advance their read more…

Paul Weinstein Quoted in CBS Story

Paul Weinstein

Paul Weinstein, Director of the MA in Public Management program, was quoted in the article, Mount Mercy University offers three-year Bachelor degree track. According to an analysis conducted by Paul Weinstein, in May, around 30 colleges across the U.S. had three-year programs. “The take-up rate to these programs is relatively small,” said Weinstein. “That’s because it only read more…

Dr. John Gans’ New Article in Foreign Affairs

John Gans

You may be interested to read the new article in Foreign Affairs — the flagship journal of the foreign affairs establishment — written by our Dr. John Gans. Dr. John Gans, as you may know, teaches “Introduction to Global Security Studies” and also “Politics and Process of American Foreign Policy” for us. His article looks at read more…

JHU Survey: Americans Don’t Know Much About State Government

Dr. Jennifer Bachner, Director of the Government Analytics program, and Dr. Benjamin Ginsberg, Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Center for Advanced Governmental Studies, conducted a survey to find out what Americans know and think about their state governments. Although states handle critical issues like education, health care and social services, Americans know very read more…

Paul Weinstein’s Article in RealClear

Paul Weinstein

Paul Weinstein, Director of the MA in Public Management program, publishes a new op-ed in the RealClear Policy: Time to Get DC’s Finances Under Control. In 1995, a Republican-led Congress worked with President Bill Clinton to get the District back on track. They created the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Authority — better read more…

Center for Advanced Governmental Studies Newsletter: Connect 2018

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Dear Alumni,  As spring comes to a close, we celebrate the end of another successful academic year here at CAGS and welcome a new class of alumni. This year 200 graduated from one of our existing 5 master’s and 3 certificate degrees! One of our alumni, Jeff Selingo (MA in Gov, ’01), delivered the AAP read more…

Understanding the United States Relationships with Its Counterterrorism Partners: An Interview with Dr. Stephen Tankel

Dr. Stephen Tankel

The United States vitally depends on foreign partners as it fights terrorist groups around the world. However, those relationships often do not deliver what Washington thinks they should. In this Global Security Podcast, Mark Stout talks with Dr. Stephen Tankel about his new book With Us and Against Us: How America’s Partners Help and Hinder the War on read more…

Dr. Jennifer Bachner Discusses Best State Capitals on WalletHub

Dr. Jennifer Bachner

Director of the MS in Government Analytics program Dr. Jennifer Bachner discusses how to evaluate the nation’s state capitals in WalletHub’s 2018’s Best State Capitals to Live in. For example, in response to the question of whether residents of capital cities are more likely to be politically engaged, Bachner explains: Given the work of political staff, read more…

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