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Professor Bluestone joins Boston Foundation

School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

  Barry Bluestone, Russell B. and Andree B. Stearns Trustee Professor of Political Economy, has been named a senior fellow at the Boston Foundation where he will be spending one to two days a week working with staff on an array of projects related to economic and social mobility, the low wage labor market, and…
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Talking Cambridge housing with Professor Bluestone

School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

By Tim Logan, Globe staff In the latest sign of the housing crunch gripping Greater Boston, Cambridge on Monday held a lottery to provide affordable housing for families whose income tipped into the six-figures. And it received dozens of applications. A new apartment building in Kendall Square includes 15 units aimed squarely at a chunk…
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Professor Bluestone talks to the Boston Globe about the demand for triple-deckers in Boston

School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

By Catherine Cloutier, Globe Staff Tall, narrow, crowded together but somehow spacious inside, Boston’s three-deckers have stood the test of time. They pepper Boston’s neighborhoods, providing the backdrop for movies like “Good Will Hunting” and “Black Mass.” They house family after family, generation after generation. There were 26,466 three-deckers in Boston in 2012, according to…
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PHOTOS: Class of 2017 graduate reception

School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

Following graduate commencement on Friday, May 5, alumni and their families joined faculty and staff from the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at the Raytheon Amphitheater for the Class of 2017 Graduation Reception. The annual event honors a select few who have distinguished themselves through their outstanding academic performance, strong leadership, and exceptional…
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New housing report shows growing economy, population and poverty

School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

Since 2002, the annual Housing Report Cards, authored by researchers at the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, have probed Greater Boston’s housing landscape, keeping tabs on housing construction, home prices, and rents. The 2016 Greater Housing Report Card, released Nov. 29 at an event at The Boston Foundation, presents research and analysis about housing, shifting demographics, and the ripple effects of other trends…
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Faculty in the Media: July 2016

School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

The faculty and staff at the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs continue to be reliable sources of expertise on current pressing issues. Here’s a list of articles during the month of July that reference our knowledgeable staff and their research.   Topic   Name   Title   Publication   Climate Change Joan Fitzgerald…
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10 years of use-inspired, innovative research

School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

  Northeastern University founded the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs 10 years ago to provide a space for applied interdisciplinary research. Since then, the School has created a tradition of high-impact research, education and engagement with communities of practitioners in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. To celebrate this milestone, we shine the…
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Faculty in the Media: June 2016

School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

The faculty and staff at the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs continue to be reliable sources of expertise on current pressing issues. Here’s a list of articles during the month of June that reference our knowledgeable staff and their research.   Topic   Name   Title   Publication   Climate Change Brian Helmuth…
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Faculty in the Media: May 2016

School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

The faculty and staff at the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs continue to be reliable sources of expertise on current pressing issues. Here’s a list of articles during the month of May that reference our knowledgeable staff and their research.   Topic   Name   Title   Publication   Climate Change Brian Helmuth…
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