Politics & Policy

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Boehmke Receives National Science Foundation RAPID Grant

Fred Boehmke, director of the Iowa Social Science Research Center, and senior research fellow in residence in the Politics and Policy Research Program, received a RAPID grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his project entitled, “The Diffusion of State Policy Responses to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.” The $37,528 grant will provide support through April 2021 to study the topic.


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Politics & Policy

The Politics and Policy Program conducts research on local, state, national and international government and politics, and how these politics affect the creation of public policy.  We also consider whether and to what extent governments “work” and the implications of government design.