O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs

O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Recent Submissions

  • Stringham-Marquis, Kelsie; Bow, Brendan; Lucas, Bailee; Purcell, Jacob (Center for Research on Inclusion and Social Policy at IU, 2020-08)
    In partnership with Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention (CHIP) and other local organizations, CRISP helped to coordinate and conduct the annual PIT count in Marion County. The report documents the number ...
  • Bowling, Elizabeth; Purcell, Jacob; Lawrence, Roxy; Stringham-Marquis, Kelsie; Merritt, Breanca; Martyn, Kevin (2020-08)
    CRISP partnered with the John Boner Neighborhood Centers to identify core drivers of crime in a study area on the Near Eastside of Indianapolis. The study area has higher incidents of overall, property, and violent crime ...
  • Lawrence, Roxy; Yang, Elle; Merritt, Breanca (Center for Research on Inclusion and Social Policy at IU, 2020-07)
    On February 24, 2020, Congress passed the Public Charge Grounds Inadmissibility legislation, also known as the public charge rule. The rule allows the federal government to determine whether a person is likely to become a ...
  • Merritt, Breanca; Peña, Rachell; Bow, Brendan; Purcell, Jacob; Camacho-Reyes, Karla; Yang, Elle (2020-02)
    A 2018 report from the Brookings Institute found that homes in majority-black neighborhoods in the Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson metro area were valued at $18,000 less than those in similar—yet not predominately ...
  • Merritt, Breanca; Stringham-Marquis, Kelsie; Camacho-Reyes, Karla; Gibson, Krystal (Center for Research on Inclusion and Social Policy at IU, 2019-05)
    Indianapolis ranks 14th in eviction rates among large U.S. cities for which data is available. An eviction is when a tenant is removed from a landlord’s property, either through the court system (formal) or outside of the ...
  • Merritt, Breanca (Center for Research on Inclusion and Social Policy at IU, 2020-04)
    COVID-19 has resulted in a disproportionate number of deaths among black, Hispanic/Latinx, and indigenous Americans across the nation. Where data is available for various states and cities, these groups consistently ...
  • Beckman, Wyatt; Buran, Samantha (Center for Research on Inclusion and Social Policy at IU, 2019-03)
    The Indiana General Assembly introduced 10 bills related to bias (or hate) crimes in the 2019 session. Indiana is 1 of 5 states in the U.S. without a bias crimes statute. The 10 bills are similar in that each of them allows ...
  • Merritt, Breanca; Camacho-Reyes, Karla; Yang, Elle; Stringham-Marquis, Kelsie (Center for Research on Inclusion and Social Policy at IU, 2019-10)
    The availability of affordable housing is a predictor of homelessness, especially among renters. Increasing the availability and quality of affordable housing—particularly rentals—is a common strategy to prevent housing ...
  • Li, Wenqin; Dumortier, Jerome; Dokoohaki, Hamze; Miquez, Fernando E.; Brown, Robert C.; Laird, David; Wright, Mark M. (Wiley, 2019-11)
    This study investigates the sensitivity of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the minimum fuel selling price for a 2000 metric ton day−1 integrated pyrolysis‐bioenergy‐biochar platform with respect to the biorefinery ...
  • Merritt, Cullen C.; Farnworth, Morgan D.; Kennedy, Sheila Suess; Abner, Gordon; Wright II, James E.; Merritt, Breanca (Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership & Governance, 2020)
    This study draws on the insights of managers in the behavioral health treatment system to explore the value of persons who bring lived experience to their organizational positions. Within these organizations, persons with ...
  • Qu, Heng; Levine Daniel, Jamie (SAGE, 2020)
    Nonprofit overhead ratios (i.e. proportion of funds spent on fundraising and/or management) have long been used as a proxy for nonprofit efficiency. Prior studies find that donors negatively respond to charities with higher ...
  • Zhao, Shuang; Zhou, Shan; Noonan, Douglas S. (Wiley, 2019-10)
    Objective We investigate equity in the distribution of green schools, what kind of student populations they serve, and what kinds of communities host them. Methods Leveraging national school enrollment data (2000–2014), ...
  • Kennedy, Sheila (2019)
    There is growing recognition that Americans’ diminished civic participation and the erosion of democratic norms are linked to low levels of civic literacy, defined as a basic understanding of the structures and values of ...
  • Curley, Cali; Federman, Peter (Wiley, 2020-05-30)
    In the absence of a large-scale federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic, state and local elected officials have enacted executive orders that include both restrictions to public liberties as well as the suspension of ...
  • Levine Daniel, Jamie; Eckerd, Adam (Wiley, 2019)
    Resource acquisition depends upon the agreement between an organization's sense of identity and the perceptions of organizational identity held by resource providers. To smooth the flow of resources and buffer against ...
  • Tyler, Jenna; Sadiq, Abdul-Akeem; Noonan, Douglas S. (Springer, 2019)
    This study systematically reviews the diverse body of research on community flood risk management in the USA to identify knowledge gaps and develop innovative and practical lessons to aid flood management decision-makers ...
  • Dokoohaki, Hamze; Miguez, Fernando E.; Dumortier, Jerome (IOP, 2019)
    The heating of biomass under low-oxygen conditions generates three co-products, bio-oil, biogas, and biochar. Bio-oil can be stabilized and used as fuel oil or be further refined for various applications and biogas can be ...
  • Merritt, Cullen C.; Rutherford, Amanda (Indiana University Public Policy Institute, 2020-02-28)
    The purpose of this research is to measure and assess the effectiveness of the Indianapolis-Marion County City-County Council. Given that effectiveness may be defined in a number of ways, the research conducted includes ...
  • Wright, James E.; Merritt, Cullen C. (Public Administration Review, 2020-05-23)
    Emerging statistics demonstrate that COVID-19 disproportionately affects African Americans. The effects of COVID-19 for this population are inextricably linked to areas of systemic oppression and disenfranchisement, which ...

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