The heart of NYU Wagner's programs is our faculty. Premier scholars in a variety of disciplines—economics, finance, sociology, political science, law, planning, healthcare, and more—our faculty members conceive new answers to ambitious social questions.
Capstone Projects 2017-2018
Since 1995, NYU Wagner has been matching graduate students with client organizations around the world through our renowned Capstone Program. In 2017-18, 71 teams conducted research and identified opportunities to tackle pressing social challenges, both for clients and as entrepreneurs.
WAGTalk: Paul Smoke, "Supporting Public Sector Reform in Developing Countries"
Development assistance for strengthening government in developing countries has been criticized both as being too fragmented and too dominated by a cartel of like-minded agencies.