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  • Illinois Economic Review forecasts some job shrinkage in coming 12 months | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    Seminar 2009 Seminar Study Centers Office of Public Leadership Regional Economics Applications Laboratory Illinois Economic Review forecasts some job shrinkage in coming 12 months The latest Illinois Economic Review published by the Regional Economics Applications Laboratory is forecasting an overall decline in the number of jobs in Illinois over the next 12 months Read the full review Attachment Size IER Jan2016 pdf 2 06 MB Related Content Illinois Economic Review

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/content/illinois-economic-review-forecasts-some-job-shrinkage-coming-12-months (2016-02-17)
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  • Jim Edgar to receive "Champion of Democracy" recognition | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    IGPA State Summit Family Impact Seminars 2015 Seminar 2014 Seminar 2013 Seminar 2012 Seminar 2011 Seminar 2010 Seminar 2009 Seminar Study Centers Office of Public Leadership Regional Economics Applications Laboratory Jim Edgar to receive Champion of Democracy recognition IGPA Distinguished Fellow and former Illinois Governor Jim Edgar is one of four Illinoisans who will be honored as a 2016 Champion of Democracy by Illinois Common Cause Edgar will be honored on Wednesday Feb 10 in Chicago Common Cause says that since leaving the governor s office in 1999 Edgar has been an outspoken advocate for reaching across party lines calling on leaders from both parties to work together to find solutions to the problems in our state The organization also credits Edgar with founding the Edgar Fellows Program at IGPA The annual program brings together 40 early career leaders from throughout Illinois to discuss requirements and responsibilities of leadership and governing Learn more about the Edgar Fellows Program Others receiving the award with Edgar are Martese Chism state Sen Don Harmon and Eliseo Medina Information about the ceremony is here Related Content The Sunday Spin Director Mooney recaps POTUS visit to Springfield Director Chris Mooney compares budget less states of

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/content/jim-edgar-receive-champion-democracy-recognition (2016-02-17)
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  • Contact | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    Review Opinion Monitor Trends in Racial Attitudes Library Policy Forum Search Programs Events Douglas Ethics Award Edgar Fellows Program NEW Leadership Illinois IGPA State Summit Family Impact Seminars 2015 Seminar 2014 Seminar 2013 Seminar 2012 Seminar 2011 Seminar 2010 Seminar 2009 Seminar Study Centers Office of Public Leadership Regional Economics Applications Laboratory Contact Your name Your e mail address Subject Message Search the web Search igpa uillinois edu Search igpa

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  • Support IGPA | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    of the programs below Gifts to the Institute are deposited in accounts at the University of Illinois Foundation a 501 c 3 organization After indicating the fund you wish to support you will be directed to the Foundation s secure online giving site for your personal and credit card information Thank you for your support Please direct my contribution to Edgar Fellows Program Center for Public Leadership Fund to support the Edgar Fellows Program which brings young leaders from across Illinois together to focus on the requirements and responsibilities of leadership and governing Gift Amount The Annual Fund to support the translation of quality research to sound public policy in the areas of governance health public finance and economic development race and social programs Gift Amount The Honorable W Russell Arrington Professorship in State Politics Fund to establish an endowment for the support of a professorship that would promote responsible governance in Illinois Gift Amount The Paul H Douglas Ethics in Government Award and Program to recognize public servants whose contributions have enhanced integrity in the public arena through this endowed fund established to honor the late Senator Paul H Douglas Gift Amount The Samuel K Gove Visiting Professorship in State Government and Ethics Fund to establish an endowment to support a visiting professorship to promote the study of ethics and state government Gift Amount NEWLeadership Illinois a program for college women to encourage women s representation in public service Gift Amount The Charles P Wolff Internship Program to provide the opportunity for University of Illinois undergraduate students to learn about public policy development through this endowed fund established to honor the late Charles P Wolff chair of the Board of Trustees of the University Gift Amount By U S Mail If you prefer send your gift via mail Please

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  • Christopher Z. Mooney | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    Politics Illinois State Government Leadership Public Service Legislation and the Legislative Process Political Polls Politics Political Campaigns Term Limits cmoon1 uillinois edu Biography Research Contact Information Christopher Z Mooney is the director of the Institute of Government and Public Affairs and the W Russell Arrington Professor of State Politics in the Department of Political Science at the University of Illinois Springfield He studies comparative U S state politics with special focus on state legislatures From 2001 to 2007 Mooney was the founding editor of the top academic journal in his field State Politics and Policy Quarterly and he co authors one of the leading undergraduate textbooks on the subject In honor of his scholarly contributions to the study of state politics in 2010 the State Politics and Policy organized section of the American Political Science Association endowed the Christopher Z Mooney Award awarded annually for the best Ph D dissertation in the field In 2012 that section of the APSA bestowed its Career Achievement Award on him Mooney joined the Institute of Government and Public Affairs in 2004 Dr Mooney directed the Institute for Legislative Studies at UIS from 1999 to 2004 Prior to this he served as the Director

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/person/christopher-z-mooney (2016-02-17)
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  • James R. Paul | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    Library Policy Forum Search Programs Events Douglas Ethics Award Edgar Fellows Program NEW Leadership Illinois IGPA State Summit Family Impact Seminars 2015 Seminar 2014 Seminar 2013 Seminar 2012 Seminar 2011 Seminar 2010 Seminar 2009 Seminar Study Centers Office of Public Leadership Regional Economics Applications Laboratory James R Paul Jim Paul is the Assistant Director of IGPA He is responsible for managing the institute s operations and staff at each of its locations and works with IGPA director and faculty to implement the Institute s strategic objectives He also directs all aspects of the institute s internal and external communications Jim joined IGPA in September 2006 as Communications Manager after spending 19 years with The Associated Press in a variety of roles including general assignment reporter broadcast editor assignment editor supervisor sports writer and correspondent He also spent six years in radio news at stations in South Dakota He became IGPA s Director of Communications in 2007 and was appointed Assistant Director in July 2009 Jim is a native of Illinois but grew up and went to school in North Dakota and South Dakota graduating with a degree in psychology from Dakota Wesleyan University in 1979 jimpaul uillinois edu Search the

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/person/james-r-paul (2016-02-17)
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  • 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)
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  • 2009 Family Impact Seminar: Helping Illinois' Families In Economic Crisis | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    Center for Historical Studies Princeton the Russell Sage Foundation and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars he also has held a fellowship from the Open Society Institute Professor Katz is a fellow of the National Academy of Education National Academy of Social Insurance and the Society of American Historians In 1999 he received a Senior Scholar Award a lifetime achievement award from the Spencer Foundation From 1989 1995 he served as archivist to the Social Science Research Council s Committee for Research on the Urban Underclass and in 1992 was a member of the Task Force to Reduce Welfare Dependency appointed by the Governor of Pennsylvania From 1991 1995 Professor Katz was Chair of the History Department at the University of Pennsylvania from 1983 1996 he directed or co directed the University s undergraduate Urban Studies Program in 1994 he founded the graduate certificate program in Urban Studies which he co directs He is a past president of the History of Education Society and of the Urban History Association In 2007 he was given the Provost s Award for Distinguished Graduate Student Teaching and Mentoring Sarah Fass researches child poverty and policies that promote the economic security and well being of low income families including federal and state family leave policies at the National Center for Children in Poverty at Columbia University s Mailman School of Public Health She plays a leading role in NCCP s Making Work Supports Work project which analyzes federal and state work support policies such as tax credits public health insurance and child care subsidies and explores policy reforms the project builds on NCCP s innovative policy analysis tools the Family Resource Simulator and the Basic Needs Budget Calculator Ms Fass has also written about cross state policy variation and measures of poverty and income adequacy Ms Fass holds a Master of Public Health degree from the Mailman School and a Bachelor s degree in American Studies and French from Georgetown University View Ms Fass s PowerPoint presentation PDF Elizabeth Lower Basch is a Senior Policy Analyst with the workforce team at the Center for Law and Social Policy CLASP Her areas of focus include welfare policy job quality and supports for low income working families Prior to joining CLASP Ms Lower Basch worked from 1996 to 2006 for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the U S Department of Health and Human Services Ms Lower Basch received a Masters of Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University CLASP is a national nonprofit that works to improve the lives of low income people CLASP s mission is to improve the economic security educational and workforce prospects and family stability of low income parents children and youth and to secure equal justice for all View Ms Lower Basch s PowerPoint presentation PDF Additional Material Making Work Supports Work project description NCCP Supporting Work in Illinois The Challenges Ahead NCCP Staying Afloat in Tough Times What State

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/PE/fis/2009-family-impact-seminar (2016-02-17)
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