New Research from LEO Co-Founder Bill Evans shows first-of-its-kind evidence of the fiscal case for the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program. Learn more in our Refugee Policy Brief March 2017
Evans and LEO Research Assistant Danny FItzgerald presented their research on the economic impact of refugees to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) on November 15. The USCCB is the largest “voluntary agencies” tasked by the State Department with resettling refugees in the United States.
Notre Dame Econimist and LEO Faculty Affiliate Abigail Wozniak spent the 2014-15 academic year giving non-partisan expert advice to the White House as part of the Council of Economic Advisers.
On November 4, Sullivan presented recommendations developed by LEO regarding non-governmental demand for evaluation before the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking in Washington, D.C.
WBEZ, Chicago’s NPR radio station, invited LEO Co-Founder James Sullivan and Director of Catholic Charities Homelessness Prevention Call Center Noreen Russo to discuss the results of Sullivan’s recent publication in Science Magazine. Listen to the full conversation.
Co-Founders Jim Sullivan and Bill Evans and recent Notre Dame grad Melanie Wallskog (Econ ’16) determined the impact of receiving emergency funding on those at risk of homelessness in Chicago. Learn more about the study.
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