Volume 25

Thanks to the hard work and dedication of our contributors and editorial staff, Volume 25 of Policy Perspectives is now available online and in print. Volume 25 continues the Trachtenberg School’s tradition of academic excellence by offering six articles written by students, four exclusive alumni interviews, and a selection of our best blog posts from the 2016-17 academic year.

The entire journal is available online. You can also check out our past issues in our archives!

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Student articles:

  • The Nonparticipation Problem: Behavioral Economics and The Take-Up of Social Benefits by Francisca Alba
  • Conflict in the Middle East: The US and the Turkish-Kurdish Conflict by Matthew Dotzler
  • Reducing Recidivism through Correctional Education: The Roles of Neoclassical and Behavioral Economics by Laura Erickson
  • Is Drug Testing Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Applicants a Good Use of Government Funds? by Tinsae Gebriel
  • Labor in Chains: The Shackling of Pregnant Inmates by Lauryn King
  • The G.I. Bill: A Case Study in Behavioral Economics by Amanda (Swanson) Goff

Alumni interviews:

  • Commander Zeita Merchant, PhD
  • Nancy Potok, PhD
  • Susie Saavedra
  • Omar T. Woodard

If you would like to order a copy of Volume 25 or subscribe to Policy Perspectives, please send an email with your contact information to polpersp@gwu.edu.