Recent Submissions

  • Urban Resilience to Climate Change Challenges in Africa 

    Wilson, Robert H.; Smith, Todd G. (LBJ School of Public Affairs, 2015-09-08)
    This Policy Research Project examines the capacity of governmental systems to prepare for and respond to climate change and climate-related hazards in a set of large urban areas in Africa. The project gives priority to the ...
  • An Evaluation of Local Investments in Workforce Development 2014 Update 

    Smith, Tara; Christensen, Kristin; Cumpton, Greg (2015-08-07)
    The evaluation examines outcomes and impacts for participants in community-based workforce programs over time. This outcomes report is the fourteenth publication to date in the evaluation.
  • Sustaining Two-Generation strategies: A Case study of Tulsa’s CareerAdvance® Program 

    Briggs, Amanda; King, Christopher T.; Smith, Tara (2015-08-07)
    This report examines the CareerAdvance® program in Tulsa (OK) as a case study on the sustainability of a two‐generation anti‐poverty strategy that seeks to increase family economic mobility by investing intensively in ...
  • Findings from the 2014 Senior Surveys 

    Deeds, Carinne; Cumpton, Greg (2015-08-07)
    This report discusses findings from the senior surveys conducted in the spring of 2014. Some notable student responses for the Class of 2014 include participation in college preparation activities, attendance of financial ...
  • Two Generations. One Future. An Anthology from the Ascend Fellowship 

    King, Christopher T.; Chase-Lansdale, P. Lindsay; Small, Mario (Ascend at the Aspen Institute, 2015-08-07)
    Two Generations. One Future: An Anthology from the Ascend Fellowship, featuring the 2012-2013 class of the Aspen Institute Ascend Fellows, is the culmination of more than two years of collaboration and bold idea development, ...
  • Improving Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services Integration with Local Healthcare Networks, PRP 182 

    Olmstead, Todd (LBJ School of Public Affairs, 2015-07-24)
    This Policy Research Project (PRP) analyzes how Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services (ATCEMS) could better integrate with local healthcare networks to support patient-centered, effective, out-of-hospital care. ...
  • An Assessment of Mental Health Services for Veterans in the State of Texas, PRP 180 

    Eaton, David (LBJ School of Public Affairs, 2015-06-09)
    This report describes the complex challenges faced by veterans and their families in seeking, navigating, and attaining adequate mental health care in Texas. There are 1.7 million veterans in Texas, comprising 8.6 percent ...
  • Women & Politics in the Americas: Political Representation and Policy Agendas in the Executive Branch, PRP 179 

    Rodríguez, Victoria E. (LBJ School of Public Affairs, 2015-05-01)
    The report analyzes the extent of women’s engagement in political activities in the executive branch of government throughout the Americas. The first part examines women’s political representation worldwide and sets the ...
  • Bridging the Gap Pilot Study 

    Shexnayder, Deanna; Tang, Ying; Hill, Brendan; Looney, Sarah (2015-03-12)
    The “Bridging the Gap”Pilot Study had the goals; 1) to begin to show how the problems faced by working families appear and unfold in any particular state, but are also part of a national pattern; 2) show how the full project ...
  • Community Agenda Assessment Project 

    Tang, Ying; King, Christopher T.; Brown, Erin; Ryan, Katie; Hershey, Suzanne (2015-03-12)
    United Way Capital Area (UWCA) in developing a Community Agenda on health and human services within the 10-county Capital Area region. The research was designed to lead to a synthesis of existing information and stakeholder ...

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