South Africa’s wine industry excels in sustainability, what can the public sector can learn from it?
With artificial intelligence systems becoming an increasingly important factor in government and business, public policy professionals must be prepared to engage with the biases that can influence artificial intelligence.
How effective is race-based affirmative action as a tool of compensatory justice for African-American students who come from families that have endured continual oppression in the United States?
Trump’s Opioid Commission thinks drug courts are the answer to the nation’s opioid epidemic. Research shows they are flawed and even harmful to people with opioid use disorders.
The recent Trump announcement about the status of Jerusalem has been denounced throughout the Arab world and the international community. Protests have erupted in Jerusalem and Gaza, and the Israeli government has rejoiced. How will this move impact the U.S international reputation both now and in the future, and why?
Arpit Chaturvedi discusses ways in which the National Commission for Minorities in India could be ameliorated with institutional reforms.
The Cornell Policy Review proudly announces its first-ever class of Associate Managers.
CIPA MPA Fellow Mohammad Zohair proposed a public service delivery system for Pakistan using the Vision, Mission, Capacity and Learning Framework created by Cornell University professors Derek and Laura Cabrera.
The 2016 election cycle was fraught with claims of election rigging. Though mostly unsubstantiated, there may be some truth to these claims — at least at the congressional level.
What’s Next in Pay-for-Success? Lessons Learned and the Future of “Social Impact Bonds” in the U.S.
What’s next for “social impact bonds” in the U.S.?
Policy Gaps in Prevention of Vector-Borne Diseases in India
RGCIS Fellow Wakima Kapur analyzes the policy gaps and solutions to contain the problem of Vector Borne Diseases in India.
The Flint Water Crisis: Using Systems Thinking to Understand Critical Failures
This piece examines how Systems Thinking can be used to understand the critical failures in a complex crisis like the Flint, Michigan water crisis, and the steps that can be taken to remedy such shortfalls.
Problems with Distinctions and Perspectives Impairing the Debate on Common Core
By using Common Core as a timely example, Fiduccia points out that taking perspectives dissimilar to your own presents an opportunity to gain valuable insight.
Choosing a Side: Examining the Abortion Debate
Applying Systems Thinking to the abortion debate could permit discourse without the volatility of political rhetoric and the policy cycle.
Systems Thinking for Policymaking: The Case of Indigenous Women’s Rights in Mexico
In this introductory piece of the Second Systems Thinking Special Edition, Paulina Lucio Maymon explains how to address the social injustice of indigenous peoples in Mexico using Systems Thinking – a method to analyze a diverse array of policy-relevant issues.