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Open Society Institute and Soros Foundation Network

The world of public policy formation is a broad one, and the Open Society Institute is an intriguing and informative part of this broad universe. Specifically, the Institute's goal is "to shape public policy to promote democratic governance, human rights, and economic, legal, and social reform.� Not surprisingly, the publications area of this site is quite laudable. Here visitors will find...
The Electronic Hallway

A number of scholars and educators have banded together to form online repositories of teaching materials in recent years, and one of the best available resources is certainly The Electronic Hallway. Created as part of the outreach efforts of the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington, the site contains quality teaching cases and other curriculum materials for...
The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania

Established in 1994, the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania conducts research on a variety of topics, including political communication, journalism, and the role of the media in the lives of developing children. With offices in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., the Center is well poised to also disseminate its research findings to various governmental organizations...
Demos: Scheduling Hourly Workers

In a world of just-in-time production and flexible scheduling, a number of scholars and policy analysts are beginning to examine these specific business practices. In March 2011, the Demos organization published a paper as part of their series with the magazine "The American Prospect" that looks into the world of what is called "workplace flexibility." The 22-page paper is by Nancy K. Cauthen, and...
The Aspen Institute

The Aspen Institute brings together policy makers in order to talk about the big ideas that are on the hearts and minds of people around the world. Conversations about sustainability, globalization, and other matters are all in a day's work and meditation for these people and this blog is a great way to enter some of these conversations and engage with some large and compelling discussions....