Author Archive: Heinz Journal

The Heinz Journal: Vol. 17, Issue 1 | Spring ’19

The Heinz Journal: Vol. 17, Issue 1 | Spring ’19

Included in this issue: “A Case Study on the Middle Class: Economic Trends for Colorado Families” by Joseph Zimmerman “The Industrial and Environmental Development of Vienna and Pittsburgh: Lessons for China’s Future” by J. Alexander Killion “Poverty is Criminalized...

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The Heinz Journal: Vol. 16, Issue 2 | Fall ’18

The Heinz Journal: Vol. 16, Issue 2 | Fall ’18

Included in this issue: “Childhood Poverty in Urban Environments” by Ela Sehic “Evaluating Economic Impacts of Intellectual Property Box Regimes Using Econometric Methodology” by Yoshio Kainosho “Racial Disparities in Death Penalty Sentencing” by Kaitlyn Hendrickcson “College...

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2019 Journal Volunteers

Editors in Chief Sean Hoover'20 MSPPM CandidateMember bio Sara Shore'20 MSPPM CandidateMember bio Head Editors Jimmy McHugh?Member bio Shreya Prabhu?Member bio SoniaReed?Member bio Preetha Swamy?Member bio Editors Mary Rose Debor Deborah Foell-McDowell Hallie Johnson Rashmeen Kaur Mia...

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The Heinz Journal: Vol. 16, Issue 1 | Spring ’18

The Heinz Journal: Vol. 16, Issue 1 | Spring ’18

Included in this issue: “Improving Resident Access to Clean Water in Flint, Michigan through Critical Pipeline Repairs and Improvements” by Anjali Theresa Martin“Collaborations to Reduce Malnutrition for Haitian Children” by Rachel Vinciguera“Cash Bail and Poverty”...

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The Heroin Epidemic: How Local Communities are Fighting Back

By Lindsay Poss Warning: this is a more personal column than most. About two months ago on a bored scroll through Facebook, I read the news that a former member of my class in high school had suddenly died of a heroin overdose. It was truly shocking. My little town boasts the number one public school...

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Two New Startups in Pittsburgh’s Growing Tech Scene

Two New Startups in Pittsburgh’s Growing Tech Scene

By Henry Yelin To the outside world, Pittsburgh may be most well-known for its beloved sports teams like the Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates. These three teams are supported by a fan base that can appear to be orders of magnitude larger than the population of Pittsburgh itself – especially during the...

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Trump administration has more turnovers than a bakery – and there are no signs of approaching stability

Trump administration has more turnovers than a bakery – and there are no signs of approaching stability

By Lindsay Poss The Trump administration has been rocked by scandal after scandal, from Trump infamously bragging about sexual assault to the administration’s purported connection with Russia. These scandals, coupled with the President’s difficult personality and reported disdain for his staff, have...

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Tech’s Depth Chart: Experts Discuss Organizational Hierarchies

Tech’s Depth Chart: Experts Discuss Organizational Hierarchies

By Henry Yelin So far in 2018, nearly half of the surge in the S&P 500 index can be attributed to just three companies: Amazon, Microsoft, and Netflix. These companies, along with their peers like Google and Apple, have become dominant players in the technology industry and their products are often...

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