Public Policy Research & Education

Carsey School of Public Policy

The Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire is nationally recognized for its research, policy education, and civic engagement. The school takes on pressing public issues with unbiased, accessible, and rigorous research; builds the policy and political problem-solving skills of its students; and brings people together for thoughtful dialogue and practical problem-solving. The school is a hub for work that spans its own faculty and staff, and faculty from across UNH and other institutions. The faculty boasts a national reputation and its work appears in leading journals. The school publishes forty policy-relevant briefs each year, offers three master's degree programs, and engages with experts, leaders, the media, and the public in the United States, New Hampshire, and around the world.


 

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U.S. Population Growth Shrinks to Lowest Level in 100 Years

U.S. Population Growth Shrinks to Lowest Level in 100 Years

According to Kenneth Johnson, senior demographer at the Carsey School, if the COVID-19 pandemic is...

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Rural Americans Fear the Spread of the Pandemic

Rural Americans Fear the Spread of the Pandemic

According to Kenneth Johnson, senior demographer at the Carsey School, things that were once weekly...

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Rural Communities Hurt by Social Distancing Practices

Rural Communities Hurt by Social Distancing Practices

Kenneth Johnson, senior demographer at the Carsey School, says social distancing looks different in...

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