Harvard Kennedy School
The fellowship will be funded the $5 million donation from Doug and Lydia Shorenstein in honor of Doug’s late father, Walter.
Former governor of the Bank of Japan Masaaki Shirakawa discussed the challenges facing his country’s economy and defended past economic policies in the face of criticism from world leaders and the media at the Harvard Kennedy School on Thursday afternoon.
A study published in connection with the Harvard Kennedy School earlier this month found that university students and government nurses in Bangalore, India who cheated on a simple task were more likely to want government jobs.
The Institute of Politics and the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation awarded John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards to Charles Best, founder of DonorsChoose.org, and Democratic Representative from Hawaii Tulsi Gabbard at an awards ceremony Monday evening marked by numerous standing ovations and repeated references to President Kennedy’s call to service.
Former Zipcar CEO Scott Griffith spoke as part of a John. F Kennedy Jr. Forum on Thursday night on the “Social Impact Economy."
Panelists discussing partisanship and gridlock at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Wednesday evening emphasized the role businesses must play in encouraging bipartisan cooperation in Congress.
During a panel discussion titled “Too Many Checks, No Balance: Partisan Brinkmanship or a Shrinking Presidency?,” Patterson and David King, a lecturer at the Kennedy School, discussed the roots of the current political gridlock and its impact on American society.
Panelists argued that the targeting of specific minority groups has infused the American criminal justice system with racial and socioeconomic bias at an event Thursday night.
Sasha Chanoff, co-founder and executive director of the refugee resettlement organization RefugePoint, received the 2013 Gleitsman International Activist Award, on Tuesday evening.
A month after the Obama administration launched a fault-ridden website for healthcare services, technology and politics expert Clay Shirky pointed out errors in the planning and implementation of HealthCare.gov.
Yasutoshi Nishimura, Senior Vice-Minister of the Cabinet Office of Japan speaks about the current and future state of economics in Japan at the Harvard Kennedy School on Saturday.
Japan’s Senior Vice-Minister of the Cabinet Office Yasutoshi Nishimura emphasized the need to revitalize Japan’s stagnating economy and explained the different components of “Abenomics”—Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plan for economic revitalization—to Harvard affiliates Saturday afternoon.
Andrew Radin, a research fellow in the Kennedy School of Government's International Security Program, discusses how the international community can train effective police forces in war-torn countries.
The United States’ current policy toward intervention in post-conflict countries is often ineffective, according to Andrew Radin, a research fellow in the Harvard Kennedy School’s International Security Program.