Podcast: Interview with Thomas Gallagher

GPPR associate interview editor, Kevin Barsaloux, sits down for a conversation with Mr. Thomas Gallagher. Mr Gallagher is an adjunct lecturer at the McCourt School of Public Policy and a Principal at the Snowcroft group. He also sits on the Global Investment Committee of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney’s Private Wealth Division, is vice Chairman of…

A Clinton Election and Financial Market Expectations

Presidential elections have considerable implications for financial markets. Promises, reputations, and historical trends create new expectations for future valuations and disrupt the status quo. Static factors like political party alone can affect market outlooks, while a candidate’s policy positions further complicate their potential to harm or improve different sectors. Elections set the stage for political,…

Mexico’s Education Reform: What went wrong?

Mexico has long been regarded a rising star among Latin American emerging market economies. President Enrique Peña Nieto’s major constitutional reforms prove Mexico is moving in the right direction. However, as Peña Nieto launches into the second half of his term, optimism is fading. Many reforms have produced discouraging outcomes and scanty secondary laws have…

Presidential Candidates and Tax Reform Proposals

As both Republican and Democratic presidential candidates campaign ahead of the South Carolina Primary, plans to restructure the tax code remain one of the few substantive areas that divide them. On both sides of the political spectrum, candidates have crafted proposals that marry growth and equity with a bottom line that reduces the budget deficit….

Episode 5 – Voting Rights

IPPS fellow Buffy Wicks, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla, and Ari Berman, reporter for The Nation join GPPR executive media editor Matt Emeterio to discuss the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, recent changes restricting access to the ballot, and what will happen with voting rights in the 2016 election. Alex Padilla on…

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