The Manhattan Institute -> New Report on Rust Belt Cities + Fool Me Twice? New York City Rejects Research Critical of Renewal Schools

Manhattan Institute @ HoaxandChange.com

The Manhattan Institute -> New Report on Rust Belt Cities + Fool Me Twice? New York City Rejects Research Critical of Renewal Schools

Manhattan Institute @ HoaxandChange.com

Manhattan Institute @ HoaxandChange.com

 October 24, 2017

URBAN POLICY

New Report on Rust Belt Cities

Stephen Eide examines 96 major poor cities within 11 Rust Belt states, looking at historical data on employment, population, poverty and government debt. States will need to become more involved as cities struggle with increasing costs and shrinking tax bases.
 

NEW YORK CITY & STATE

Fool Me Twice? New York City Rejects Research Critical of Renewal Schools

“Convincing evidence of program effects is essential for good policymaking. In the case of Renewal schools, the evidence isn’t perfect, but it clearly suggests that the policy has produced disappointing results.”
By Marcus A. Winters
The 74
October 23, 2017
Based on a recent report

 

CITY JOURNAL

City Journal
Autumn 2017 

Our new issue explores the trendy “science” of implicit-bias theory; signs of vigor in the American heartland; the future of our political parties; New York City’s prospects on the eve of a mayoral election; and more. Get your copy today!

          

ECONOMY & FINANCE

Amazon’s Utopian Criteria

Looking to open a second headquarters somewhere, the online retailer sets cities and states scrambling to fulfill its contradictory set of demands.
By Steven Malanga
City Journal Online
October 23, 2017
 

INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION

Planes, Trains, and … Hyperloops?

“Elon Musk’s vision is one step closer to reality because the State of Maryland has given his company permission to build a tunnel beneath the state-owned portion of the route.”
By Haley Skinner
Economics21
October 23, 2017
 

CULTURE & SOCIETY

New Revenue? New Problems. Online Gambling Could Be a ‘Gateway Drug’

“Little research exists on the social consequences of these new forms of gambling.”
By Steven Malanga
New Jersey Star-Ledger
October 23, 2017
Adapted from City Journal

 

PODCAST

The “Science” Behind Implicit Bias


Heather Mac Donald joins Seth Barron to discuss the dubious scientific and statistical bases behind the popular academic theory, “implicit bias.” 
Released on October 18, 2017
 

EDUCATION

50 Most Underrated Schools in the United States

All across the country, there are schools which are diamonds in the rough. SchoolGrades publishes a list of K-8 schools “beating the odds” in every state.

 

FEATURED BOOKS

Infinite Suburbia: A New Urban Policy Collection

Featuring a chapter by the Manhattan Institute’s Howard Husock on “Suburban Government and the Virtues of Local Control.“
 

Heather Mac Donald’s The War on Cops in Paperback

 

IDEAS MATTER

The conviction that “ideas matter” drives everything we do at the Manhattan Institute. In honor of our 40th anniversary, we’re excited to share the following commercial to help others connect the dots between the work of a think tank and its impact on everyday lives. Turning intellect into influence is at the heart of MI’s legacy—and we intend to keep it that way.
 
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