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Nandinee Kutty is and economist and a public policy consultant. She has a Ph.D. in economics from the Maxwell School, Syracuse University. She served as a faculty member at Cornell University for seven years, where she taught courses on policy analysis and economics. She has published numerous scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals of economics and public policy. She lives in the Washington, DC area.
Fair, Green, Smart ®-Housing in the 21st Century
On Earth Day 2008, I propose a housing policy for the 21st century based on the triple principles of Fair, Green, and Smart. Fair refers to fair housing, and a pro-active enforcement of the principle of non-discrimination in housing markets. Green refers to deliberate efforts to protect the environment. Smart refers to adopting principles of smart growth such as using space efficiently.
Saturday, April 5, 2008(4 comments)
Has America Overcome Segregation?
This article examines the question whether America has overcome residential segregation. African Americans continue to face very high levels of segregation in many U.S. cities and suburbs. Latino-white segregation appears to be growing in recent times. U.S. public schools are re-segregating to alarming levels. The article offers compelling arguments why we must overcome segregation.