Articles by Jake Ford

Jake Ford

Jacob Ford is a first year Master of Public Policy student from Pittsburgh. He majored in mathematics at Allegheny College, then moved to Washington, DC to work as a financial analyst. His policy interests include political economy, income mobility, and microfinancing. In his spare time, Jake enjoys exploring new areas of DC, playing guitar, and whittling down on the endless list of classics on his bookshelf.

Introducing the 2018 Spring Theme: Uncertainty

Today’s policy making resembles a maze. From polling to governing, the field of public policy is facing a crisis of both confidence and direction.¬†Policy makers are challenged with answering not only how we arrived here, but the much more pressing question of, now what? As the Georgetown Public Policy Review highlighted last year in the…