Blogs from the NYU Wagner Community


The Wagner Planner

Financial Access Initiative

  • October 14, 2015

    In honor of Angus Deaton's Nobel prize announcement, below is an excerpt
    from the forthcoming book Experimental Conversations, to be published by
    MIT Press in 2016. The book collects interviews with academic and policy

  • October 8, 2015

    In a new paper, Exploring the Business Models Behind Microsavings, FAI
    affiliate Daniel Rozas seeks to disentangle some of the existing
    complications in the microsavings story by exploring several key


  • September 1, 2015

    Recently, The New York Times Magazine ran a feature on the bail process for
    petty crimes, with a focus on the Brooklyn, NY court system.  Although bail
    was historically set as a bond to ensure a defendant will return to court

The Wagner Review

  • November 23, 2015

    Laura Sellmansberger, Contributing Editor The recent ISIS-led terrorist attacks in Paris killed 130 people and injured more than 350. The attackers indiscriminately shot at innocent people who had left their homes that evening to enjoy music,...

  • November 19, 2015

    Mona Saleh, Guest Contributor The past few months have shown that virtually every GOP candidate is opposed to abortion services on some grounds. This year has been witness to not only a presidential campaign but also a smear campaign against...

  • November 9, 2015

    Saye Joseph, Staff Writer Laverne Cox AKA Sophia Burset in “Orange is the New Black,” received an opportunity that many transgender offenders only hope for: the freedom to define their own gender. However, for many trans women, the reality is...

Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management