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Rethinking the Somali State

Obsiye, Aman (2017-05)

Household Level Determinants of Educational Attainment for Young Females: An Empirical Analysis of Chinese Rural Areas

Xu, Man (2016)
This paper investigates household level determinants of educational outcomes for young, rural Chinese females, examining whether there is male-preference and one-child advantage in educational outcomes. Results indicate ...

A Continuum Divided: Breaking Down Silos and Setting Up Tables Between Homelessness and Domestic Violence Services in HEARTH Act Implemenation

Duchscherer, Heather (Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 2016)
In 2009, Congress passed the HEARTH Act calling for greater coordination among housing and homelessness programs. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grantees are now required to apply and operate within ...

Optimal Paid Parental Leave Policy Design

Yang, Mingyi (2016)
This paper examines the optimal paid parental leave policy in terms of partial wage replacement and the maximum length of paid parental leave which can maximally increase household welfare of working families while keeping ...

Authorizer Accountability Systems: Evolving Evaluation and Oversight in the Charter School Sector

Edstrom, Emily; Hodge, Aaliyah; Merry, Griffin; Osborn, Caitlin (Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 2016)
Recently, the way charter school authorizers are evaluated has seen a substantial shift across the United States. Comprehensive evaluations are being designed and implemented, each with features reflecting each of the ...

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