Moynihan Prize

Marian Wright Edelman

Marian Wright Edelman to Receive 2022 Moyhnihan Prize

Children’s rights activist Marian Wright Edelman, the founder or the Children’s Defense Fund and its leader for four decades, will receive the 2022 Daniel Patrick Moynihan Prize from the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

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William Nordhaus

AAPSS Awards Economist William Nordhaus 2020 Moynihan Prize

William Nordhaus, the Nobel Prize-winning economist who was the first macroeconomist to seriously consider how climate can be influenced by human behavior and that human action and economic policy can influence climate, will receive the 2020 Daniel Patrick Moynihan Prize.

2 years ago
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Samantha Power on the Nexus Between Academe and Policy

Just after Samantha Power’s American Academy of Political and Social Science Daniel Patrick Moynihan Prize lecture earlier this month, Social Science Space flagged her down to get some advice on navigating these abutting realms.

2 years ago
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AAPSS Names 2018 Fellows

The American Academy of Political and Social Science will induct the organizer of the American Opportunity Survey and a professor of social work who focuses on how public policy affects children and families as two of the five eminent scholars to be inducted as fellows of the academy this year.

4 years ago
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Alan Krueger: Where Does Public Policy Fit in a Gig Economy?

American labor law and social programs were developed in an age where workers labored for a company and could plan to be there for years, if not a lifetime. The velocity of the gig economy’s expansion has left policymakers far behind, says economist Alan Kruger, and he’d like to bring them up to speed.

4 years ago
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Moynihan Lecture: Follow the Evidence, Not the Ideology

Isabel Sawhill and Ron Haskins, says a colleague, ‘have forged a unique and powerful intellectual partnership at Brookings, founding and then elevating the Center on Children and Families and producing world-class work on families, poverty, opportunity, evidence, parenting, work, education, and plenty more besides.’ Watch their Moynihan Lecture here..

6 years ago
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