archive-edu.com » EDU » U » UILLINOIS.EDU

Total: 1146

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • Fiscal Futures Project | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    affect the state s long term fiscal picture IGPA Categories Fiscal Futures Project Content Taxonomy Analysis Read more about The long term budgetary effects of the pension reform bills The National Picture on Public Pensions Illinois lawmakers are debating two proposals that would alter the retirement plans of current state employees teachers university employees and the General Assembly IGPA released a report that provides a compilation of data on the changes to current employees retirement contribution rates and post retirement cost of living adjustments COLAs that have been enacted in the United States since 2009 IGPA Categories Fiscal Futures Project Content Taxonomy Analysis Read more about The National Picture on Public Pensions Fiscal Futures Project testifies before General Assembly IGPA s Fiscal Futures Project testified before the General Assembly on two important issues budget transparency and the publication of budget data IGPA Categories Fiscal Futures Project Content Taxonomy News Read more about Fiscal Futures Project testifies before General Assembly IGPA s Fiscal Futures Project contributes research to State Budget Crisis Task Force IGPA Categories Fiscal Futures Project Content Taxonomy News Read more about IGPA s Fiscal Futures Project contributes research to State Budget Crisis Task Force Public Education on the State Budget IGPA s Fiscal Futures Project is conducting community education presentations across the Chicago region on issues associated with the state budget Illinois faces a real and immediate fiscal crisis The purpose of the public education program is to reach out to communities and use findings by the Fiscal Futures Project to empower communities with factual nonpartisan information giving them a voice in the state budget process IGPA Categories Fiscal Futures Project Read more about Public Education on the State Budget IGPA Researchers Find Way Out of Deficit But Policies May be Too Tough for Struggling State to Handle

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/category/igpa-categories/fiscal-futures-project?page=1 (2016-02-17)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Fiscal Futures Project | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    are in is a lack of transparency in the way their budgets are presented Greater budget transparency would facilitate more informed policy making Research by the IGPA Fiscal Futures Project shows that defining and measuring budget transparency is a necessary first step toward achieving it IGPA Categories Fiscal Futures Project Read more about IGPA Report Examines State Budget Transparency with Scorecards for Each State State Transparency Profiles AL GA HI MD MA NJ NM SC SD WY IGPA Categories Fiscal Futures Project Read more about State Transparency Profiles IGPA Report Presents Strategy for More Accurate Picture of Illinois Budget The extreme and persistent Illinois budgetary crisis has made painfully evident the economic and human cost of inadequate fiscal planning IGPA Categories Fiscal Futures Project Content Taxonomy News Read more about IGPA Report Presents Strategy for More Accurate Picture of Illinois Budget Fiscal Futures Project Research and Articles Still in the Penalty Box The 53 Million Financial Condition Penalty on Illinois January 2016 bond sale January 19 2016 This report analyzes the state s January 14 2016 sale of general obligation bonds in light of the ongoing fiscal crisis in Ilinois IGPA Categories Fiscal Futures Project Read more about Fiscal Futures

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/category/igpa-categories/fiscal-futures-project?page=2 (2016-02-17)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Trends in Racial Attitudes | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    racial equality changed Topics include questions about schools jobs public accommodations transportation presidential candidates intermarriage and housing Principles of racial equality White respondents xls file 82 5KB Principles of racial equality Black respondents xls file 74KB How have white and black Americans attitudes about government efforts to ensure equal treatment changed Topics include government involvement in jobs schools housing and public accommodations Government efforts to ensure equal treatment White respondents xls file 62KB Government efforts to ensure equal treatment Black respondents xls file 57 5KB How do white and black Americans feel about different types of contact with each other Topics include feelings toward integrated neighborhoods and schools family members marrying someone of a different race living near black white people and general feelings of closeness to white black people Attitudes about inter racial contact White respondents xls file 100KB Attitudes about inter racial contact Black respondents xls file 75 5KB How do white and black Americans explain racial inequality and how has it changed People were asked if inequality between blacks and whites is due to reasons such as discrimination fewer opportunities for blacks to pursue education not trying hard enough slavery less ability to learn and others Explanations for racial inequality White respondents xls file 82KB Explanations for racial inequality Black Respondents xls file 82KB How much discrimination do white and black Americans believe there is and how has this changed Questions were asked about levels of discrimination in a variety of settings including on the job market education housing restaurants shopping and interactions with the police Perceptions of discrimination and stereotypes White respondents xls file 78 5KB Perceptions of discrimination Black respondents xls file 61KB How have white and black American attitudes toward affirmative action changed Topic included questions about government expenditures on programs that assist blacks

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/programs/racialAttitudes/ (2016-02-17)
    Open archived version from archive

  • News | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    With Dec 10 2015 Content Taxonomy News Read more about A Minute With Mooney on Budget impasse in Springfield J Fred Giertz elected honorary member of the National Tax Association J Fred Giertz Professor Emeritus of Economics and the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois was elected an honorary member of the National Tax Association NTA at the Annual Meeting in Boston in November The honor is awarded to NTA members who have rendered outstanding service to the association and is limited to ten living members Content Taxonomy News Read more about J Fred Giertz elected honorary member of the National Tax Association Flash Index reverses 3 month trend climbs in November The Flash Index 106 Month November 2015 URBANA Ill The University of Illinois Flash Index reversed a three month trend in November and climbed to 106 1 The index measures economic activity in Illinois and shows that the state continues to slowly recover from the Great Recession which technically ended more than six years ago Graph http igpa uillinois edu system files flashindex 201511 png IGPA Categories Flash Index Content Taxonomy News Read more about Flash Index reverses 3 month trend climbs in November IGPA s Lubotsky Benefit cuts for private sector workers might not benefit taxpayers Research published by IGPA expert Darren Lubotsky reveals that cutting benefits for teachers and other public workers might not translate into major savings for taxpayers Read the full article from UIC News about the research publised in December s Journal of Health Economics Content Taxonomy News Read more about IGPA s Lubotsky Benefit cuts for private sector workers might not benefit taxpayers Room For Debate IGPA s Don Fullerton on infrastructure needs Submitted by jimpaul on November 25 2015 1 09pm URL nyti ms 1N62v98 Twitter

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/category/content/news?page=1 (2016-02-17)
    Open archived version from archive

  • News | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    23 2015 Content Taxonomy News Read more about Director Chris Mooney says women s rights playing role in 2016 race for Illinois U S Senate seat Two IGPA experts published in Health Affairs this month Two IGPA health economists were featured in the leading health policy journal Health Affairs in September Content Taxonomy News Read more about Two IGPA experts published in Health Affairs this month Don Fullerton on the opportunities of wind energy Submitted by jimpaul on September 11 2015 8 52am URL http bit ly 1K1Q0wM Twitter Description Source WILL Radio Urbana Sept 11 2015 Content Taxonomy News Read more about Don Fullerton on the opportunities of wind energy IGPA s Bob Kaestner on the impact of the ACA on jobs Submitted by jimpaul on August 27 2015 8 56am URL http bit ly 1KmSeZk Twitter Description Source WILL Radio Urbana Aug 27 2015 Content Taxonomy News Read more about IGPA s Bob Kaestner on the impact of the ACA on jobs IGPA s Elizabeth Powers discusses impact of social service budget cuts Submitted by jimpaul on August 20 2015 12 00am URL http will illinois edu news story budget impasse affects child care assistance program Twitter Description Source WILL Radio Urbana Aug 19 2015 Content Taxonomy News Read more about IGPA s Elizabeth Powers discusses impact of social service budget cuts Director Chris Mooney discusses the state budget impasse on The Sunday Spin Submitted by jimpaul on August 17 2015 8 19am URL http bit ly 1HRDjjH Twitter Description Source WGN Radio Chicago Aug 16 2015 Content Taxonomy News Read more about Director Chris Mooney discusses the state budget impasse on The Sunday Spin Editorial Raising up talent for a better future IGPA Edgar Fellows Program Submitted by jimpaul on August 5 2015 2 40pm URL http

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/category/content/news?page=2 (2016-02-17)
    Open archived version from archive

  • News | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    highlighted by TIME Submitted by Kelsey McCoy on July 1 2015 10 40am URL http time com 3939885 groundwater food supply Twitter Description Source TIME magazine Content Taxonomy News Read more about Megan Konar s study on groundwater supply highlighted by TIME IGPA Director Chris Mooney discusses Gov Rauner s ad blitz Submitted by jimpaul on June 17 2015 1 15pm URL http trib in 1dKFRci Twitter Description Source Chicago Tribune June 16 2015 Content Taxonomy News Read more about IGPA Director Chris Mooney discusses Gov Rauner s ad blitz IGPA s Brian Gaines has five takeaways regarding the crowded GOP presidential field Submitted by jimpaul on June 10 2015 8 04am URL http bit ly 1JJJAmv Twitter Description Source The News Gazette Champaign June 10 2015 Content Taxonomy News Read more about IGPA s Brian Gaines has five takeaways regarding the crowded GOP presidential field IGPA Director Chris Mooney discusses state politics with Chicago Tribune s Rick Pearson Submitted by jimpaul on June 8 2015 8 04am URL http bit ly 1GlqCl5 Twitter Description Source WGN Radio Chicago June 7 2015 Content Taxonomy News Read more about IGPA Director Chris Mooney discusses state politics with Chicago Tribune s Rick Pearson Flash Index slips in May but Illinois continues to see moderate economic growth The Flash Index 107 Month May 2015 June 1 2015 The Illinois economy continues to grow at a steady pace but a key indicator of the rate of growth indicates that growth slowed slightly in May The University of Illinois Flash Index dipped to 106 5 last month from its 107 1 reading in April The April reading was the highest in 15 months Graph http igpa uillinois edu system files flashindex 201505 png IGPA Categories Flash Index Content Taxonomy News Read more about Flash Index

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/category/content/news?page=3 (2016-02-17)
    Open archived version from archive

  • News | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    Economic Review from the Regional Economics Applications Laboratory shows that the state s employment picture continues to improve with more than 70 000 jobs added between March 2014 and March 2015 Read the full review IGPA Categories Illinois Economic Review Content Taxonomy News Read more about Illinois Economic Review shows more job growth in state IGPA s Rachel Gordon receives grant to study lookism New research will examine how children s physical appearance affects their social and academic achievement trajectories from infancy into young adulthood Content Taxonomy News Read more about IGPA s Rachel Gordon receives grant to study lookism IGPA economist Fred Giertz comments on proposal to privatize state agency Submitted by jimpaul on April 22 2015 8 11am URL http www bnd com 2015 04 21 3776561 bill would privatize illinois html Twitter Description Source The Associated Press April 22 2015 Content Taxonomy News Read more about IGPA economist Fred Giertz comments on proposal to privatize state agency IGPA s Brian Gaines assesses the early race for president in 2016 Submitted by jimpaul on April 15 2015 11 49am URL http www news gazette com news local 2015 04 14 scouting presidential field so far html Twitter Description Source The News Gazette Champaign April 14 2015 Content Taxonomy News Read more about IGPA s Brian Gaines assesses the early race for president in 2016 IGPA s Fred Giertz talks about the latest Flash Index and Illinois economy Submitted by jimpaul on April 1 2015 12 50pm URL http www news gazette com audio 2015 04 01 ui economist fred giertz 312015 html Twitter Description Source WDWS Radio Champaign April 1 2015 Content Taxonomy News Read more about IGPA s Fred Giertz talks about the latest Flash Index and Illinois economy Illinois Economic Review continues to show positive signs

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/category/content/news?page=4 (2016-02-17)
    Open archived version from archive

  • News | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    Taxonomy News Read more about IGPA economist Dick Dye comments on state s budget outlook IGPA s Elizabeth Powers talks about America s wealth gap Submitted by jimpaul on February 11 2015 7 29am URL http wallethub com edu states with the highest and lowest financial gaps by race 9842 elizabeth t powers Twitter Description Source Wallethub com Feb 5 2015 Content Taxonomy News Read more about IGPA s Elizabeth Powers talks about America s wealth gap Applications being accepted for 2015 2016 Wolff Internship Applications are currently being accepted for the 2015 2016 Wolff Internship at IGPA The 12 month internship will begin in May and continue through May 2016 It is open to University of Illinois students who will have sophomore junior and first semester senior status at the beginning of the 2015 2016 academic year More information is available here Content Taxonomy News Read more about Applications being accepted for 2015 2016 Wolff Internship IGPA experts weigh in on Gov Rauner s first State of the State address Submitted by jimpaul on February 5 2015 9 27am URL http www news gazette com news local 2015 02 05 ui experts rauner skipped some major issues html Twitter Description Source The Champaign News Gazette Feb 5 2015 Content Taxonomy News Read more about IGPA experts weigh in on Gov Rauner s first State of the State address Director Mooney says first State of the State speech is new governor s best chance to change state fortunes Submitted by jimpaul on February 2 2015 1 13pm URL http www sj r com article 20150131 NEWS 150139895 1994 NEWS Twitter Description Source State Journal Register Springfield Feb 1 2015 Content Taxonomy News Read more about Director Mooney says first State of the State speech is new governor s best chance

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/category/content/news?page=5 (2016-02-17)
    Open archived version from archive