In the Media
Fitchburg native Kreidler formally takes reins as Townsend town administrator ›
Sentinel & Enterprise, June 27, 2016The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, based in the McCormack Graduate School, has been retained to develop a five-year plan for Townsend.
How Brexit could affect your wallet ›
Washington Post, June 25, 2016Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller says for those planning to retire within the next five years, it may be a good time to look at savings, insurance, and other parts of their retirement plan to make sure they’re prepared to deal with the volatility of the Brexit decision.
Clean power will cost more ›
CommonWealth Magazine, June 23, 2016McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash, who commissioned a new Brattle Group report on the cost impact of Massachusetts' push for renewable energy, says previous studies have been too narrow in their examination of the problem.
Long-term energy contracts under consideration by state lawmakers risk higher prices for ratepayers ›
The Republican, June 22, 2016McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash contributed to a report warning lawmakers to be aware of the potential risks of long-term contracts. "There are a variety of different ways the long-term contracts can be structured so you mitigate the cost impact to ratepayers," Cash said.
Climate Change Could Have an Even Worse Impact on Boston Than Previously Expected ›
The Boston Globe, June 22, 2016In a new report for the City of Boston, climate scientists in the School for the Environment warn of the potential for rising sea levels, extreme precipitation, and summer heat waves if emissions aren’t reduced. The analysis will be used to make predictions and policies to combat climate change.
Whitepaper By Brattle Economists Examines Clean Energy Policy Options For Massachusetts To Reduce .. ›
TheStreet, June 21, 2016McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash contributed to a report warning lawmakers to be aware of the potential risks of long-term contracts. "There are a variety of different ways the long-term contracts can be structured so you mitigate the cost impact to ratepayers," Cash said.
Bridges, Not Walls, Foster Peace and Security as Refugees Arrive ›
CounterPunch, June 17, 2016Jeff Pugh, assistant professor of conflict resolution, human security, and global governance, writes that he and UMass Boston graduate student Christopher Monteiro found that Americans who interacted daily with migrants had greater trust and more positive attitudes toward migrants in general.
This Youth Day, Let’s Remember the Young People Stolen From Us By the Violence of Our History ›
allAfrica, June 16, 2016Padraig O’Malley, the John Joseph Moakley Distinguished Professor of Peace and Reconciliation at the McCormack Graduate School, says there are many flaws with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's 2003 report. "The full story has yet to be written," he said.
Franklin to study ambulance practices ›
Milford Daily News, June 12, 2016An ambulance study in Franklin, which will be led by the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, could be used to lobby the state for changes to its regulations.
Senators Leaving for Europe on Climate Change Fact-Finding Trip ›
State House News, June 09, 2016McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash and Professor Paul Kirshen are part of a delegation traveling to Netherlands, Denmark, and Sweden this week to learn how cities in that part of the world have responded to climate change and approached the challenge of reducing their carbon footprints.