In the Media
Introducing MyRA: A New Solution To America’s Retirement Crisis ›
The International Business Times, December 17, 2015Christian Weller, professor of public policy and public affairs in McCormack Graduate School, says President Obama took an executive action to encourage retirement savings in 2014 because a legislative option was not on the table.
COP21 Proved the Power of Peer Pressure ›
The Boston Globe, December 16, 2015Maria Ivanova, an associate professor in the McCormack Graduate School and codirector of the school's Center for Governance and Sustainability, wrote this column on the Paris climate agreement.
Television in Afghanistan is Pushing Boundaries, and Viewers Like What They See ›
The World, December 16, 2015Profile on Afghan journalist Samiullah Mahdi, who is studying at UMass Boston on a Fulbright scholarship.
Treasurer Deb Goldberg Releases Report on Financial Literacy In Massachusetts ›
Danvers Patch, December 14, 2015Ann Bookman, director of the McCormack Graduate School's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy and co-chair of the adult subcommittee of Treasurer Deb Goldberg’s Financial Literacy Task Force, says the group found student loan debt is a significant burden facing many college students.
Why is entrepreneurship growing among older households? ›
MarketWatch, December 14, 2015Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller and Associate Professor of Management and Marketing Benyamin Lichtenstein say the labor market pressures that have made it harder for people to save have also made it more difficult for people to work longer as wage and salary employees.
Will The COP21 Climate Deal Save The World? ›
Greater Boston, December 14, 2015McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies Dean David Cash debates the COP21 climate deal.
What’s ahead in state government this week ›
Cape Cod Today, December 12, 2015Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller will take part in a panel during Wednesday's fiscal 2017 consensus revenue hearing. Weller is a professor in the McCormack Graduate School.
Letter: Fall River’s charter review process moving forward ›
Wicked Local - Fall River, December 10, 2015The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, located in the McCormack Graduate School, is assisting the Fall River Charter Commission with a Home Rule Charter.
At Paris Climate Talks, Cities Seen As Key To Solving Global Climate Issues ›
WBUR-FM, December 07, 2015Before heading to the Paris climate summit, McCormack Graduate School Dean David Cash said, "This whole notion that you can’t move to the clean energy future without hurting the economy is a lie. Moving to the clean energy future is one that will bring economic benefits and economic advantages.”
Putting Age Friendly Boston in the spotlight ›
Wicked Local, November 29, 2015The City of Boston has partnered with UMass Boston to survey residents who are already seniors and people in middle age who have aging parents, and who will be approaching their senior years by 2030.