- Daniel Hemel, University of Chicago Law School
Tom Baker, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Whatever happens with “repeal and replace” in the Republican-led Congress, efforts to protect the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of access to quality health insurance are far from over. Two SSNers detail the Trump administration’s potential next moves, and outline specific states that state policymakers can take to preserve functioning health insurance subsidies and marketplaces on which millions of Americans depend.
The Scholars Strategy Network is developing a new Policy Engagement Workshop to offer scholarly researchers practical, hands-on skills for effective work with public policymakers and civic organizations.
- Sabrina Monuza Karim, Cornell University
Kyle Beardsley, Duke University
The United Nations has allowed female peacekeepers on their missions for nearly two decades, but these women often face discrimination, exclusion, and limited opportunities. Karim and Beardsley assess the impact of these inequalities on the UN’s peacekeeping missions and its efforts to promote gender equity across the globe.
- Benjamin Veghte, National Academy of Social Insurance
Globalization and dramatic changes in technology have transformed the nature of work in the United States. The Report to the New Leadership and the American People on Social Insurance and Inequality makes the case for strengthening and modernizing Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and unemployment insurance to keep up with the needs of a changing nation. The Report was published by the National Academy of Social Insurance.
With political shifts in Washington, DC and the states, institutions and policies that deal with energy are likely to change. SSN scholars from across the country weigh in on updates to energy policy that – even in the current political climate – could spur innovation, improve existing programs, and promote new technologies.