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Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Over 400 print items published by IGS between 1930-2007 are now freely available in digital format thanks to a partnership between the IGS Library and the University Library Applications and Publishing unit. The digital files are discoverable in OskiCat , and will also be submitted to the HathiTrust Digital Library for...
Christian Dyogi Phillips
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Asian-Americans and Latinos hold fewer than 2 percent of the 500,000 seats nationally in state and local offices, even though they make up more than 20 percent of the US population, according to a new report conducted by IGS Graduate Fellow Christian Dyogi Phillips in partnership with The New American Leaders Project. The...
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Friday, January 22, 2016
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a “broadly gauged bargain about critical rules of the market,” IGS Affiliated Faculty Member John Zysman writes in a new discussion paper on the international trade agreement . Zysman, the Co-Director of the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy (BRIE), says that the TPP raises a...
photo of Jack Citrin (photo: Tim Porter)
Thursday, January 21, 2016
By Jack Citrin As the new semester gets underway, I wanted to provide an update about the programs and events at IGS. We’re looking forward to a busy and exciting spring semester, with a focus on American politics and the 2016 election. Our public programming will kick off on Thursday, Feb. 4, when Washington Post...
photo of Elizabeth Householder and Gurchit Gatha
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Congratulations to Elizabeth Householder and Gurchit Chatha , selected as Matsui Washington Fellows for Spring 2016! Elizabeth is a senior majoring in American Studies with an emphasis on Politics, Policy, and Justice, and will be interning at the Department of Education. Gurchit is a senior majoring in Political Science,...
Haas Business School at Berkeley
Friday, January 15, 2016
The newest publication from the IGS publishing imprint, the Berkeley Public Policy Press , chronicles the rise of Cal’s Haas School of Business from a “College of Commerce” to its current status as one of the best business schools in the country. Business at Berkeley: The History of the Haas School of Business , by Sandra...
photo of Broockman and Kalla
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Two IGS graduate students whose careful work last year prompted the retraction of a major study by the journal Science have now been recognized with a major new prize. David Broockman and Joshua Kalla received one of the inaugural Leamer-Rosenthal Prizes for Open Social Science , which are supported by the John Templeton...
statue of justice holding scales
Friday, January 8, 2016
Experimental research has yielded findings that are largely optimistic about the Court’s powers to move public attitudes. But left largely unexplored is whether the Court’s pronouncements simultaneously cause the Court to lose support among those who disagree with it. IGS Director Jack Citrin and Patrick J. Egan explore...
photo of marijuana and money
Friday, January 8, 2016
In a measure of public opinion about several issues that could go before voters this year, the IGS Poll finds that Californians strongly support a higher minimum wage and the legalization of recreational marijuana, but have mixed views about extending the higher sales and income tax rates enacted by Proposition 30. The...
Friday, December 4, 2015
IGS is pleased to welcome Hilde Coffe as a visiting scholar for the 2015-16 academic year. Coffe is Senior Lecturer at the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science & International Relations, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Coffe also served a number of years as an assistant professor of...

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