Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University

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The Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University is one of America’s leading schools of public policy, offering undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in public policy and international development policy.

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Ways & Means is a podcast featuring bright ideas to improve society. These "shorts" are designed for a radio audience.

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Ways & Means podcast: bright ideas for how to improve society.


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Afterschool programs can provide students with additional education opportunities. But a Duke University researcher says these programs can also u...

  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 02:59
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More than 1,800 newspapers nationwide shut down or drastically downsized in the last 15 years. Many cities or towns now exist in “news deserts” – p...

  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 03:12
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The question of whether and how to compensate descendants of people formerly enslaved in the United States has hung over the country since the end ...

  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 03:21
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Researchers are investigating a method of creating power from fast moving streams in Nepal. Sometimes these micro-hydro minigrids work and sometime...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2020
  • Length: 16:08
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What motivates commuters to leave their cars behind, and take the bus or a bike to work instead? A government innovation team in Durham, North Caro...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2020
  • Length: 15:20
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Research shows that when Republican parents are thinking about their parental identity rather than their partisan identity, they are more likely to...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2020
  • Length: 20:37
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New research on how providing incentives for doctors in the developing world might help more women survive childbirth.

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  • Added: May 22, 2019
  • Length: 03:02
  • Purchases: 1
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A research team is testing a novel new approach to helping orphans in Kenya get mental healthcare.

  • Added: May 22, 2019
  • Length: 03:25
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How researchers are using Google Earth to find the undocumented slums of India.

  • Added: May 22, 2019
  • Length: 03:29
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A research teams treks the Himalayas to investigate why tapping rivers for power works in some places, but not others.

  • Added: Apr 03, 2019
  • Length: 03:36