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NEW REPORT | A Portrait of New York City 2018: Well-Being in the Five Boroughs and the Greater Metro Area, from the Measure of America program
LISTEN | Kristen Lewis, co-director of the SSRC’s Measure of America program, discusses the new “Portrait of New York City” report with WNYC’s Brian Lehrer and Sheena Wright of the United Way NYC.
Cyril Obi, director of the African Peacebuilding Network, publishes “The Unfinished Revolution in Nigeria’s Niger Delta”, a work co-edited with Temitope B. Oriola.
Call For Proposals | “Political Institutions and Challenges to Democracy” conference, co-hosted by SSRC Anxieties of Democracy program and Stanford University’s Global Populisms project. Conference: Jan 31 - Feb 1, 2019. Application deadline: Aug 1, 2018.
ANALYSIS | “Duque Wins Runoff in Colombia. Which Parts of Peace Plan are Vulnerable?” by Renata Segura, associate director of the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum.
SSRC board member Edward Glaeser elected 2018 fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences.