Read about the 2014 Public Policy Challenge ...

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Read about the 2014 Public Policy Challenge Finalists in our Meet the...

Monday, February 17, 2014

This past month, President Barack Obama announced the nomination of Gustavo Velasquez ('99) for the position of Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity in the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Velasquez most recently served as the Executive Director...

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The Philadelphia Business Journal cited a Fels study on the effects of Philadelphia's 10-year real estate tax abatement by Fels Senior Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen in advocating for facts and not suppostion to drive the debate.

You can read the full editorial...

Monday, February 3, 2014

Earlier this month, alumnus Tom Kozlik, '99, published two financial reports on state and local government. Kozlik, a municipal credit analyst for Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, says he still has a "cautious outlook on local governments."

Click the links below to read Kozlik's reports:...

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

By Kathryn McCarthy, MPA '15, Associate Consultant 

In line with the need for the President to bring the nation up to speed on the State of the Union, it is important to bring attention to the current projects and new developments of the Fels Consulting team. While the State of the...

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Congratulations to the Finalists in the 2014 Penn Public Policy Challenge!

In front of four panels of local leaders and esteemed Fels Institute of Government graduates, ten teams competed on Monday, January 27, in the Semi-Final round of the 5th...

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

This past month, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reached a $131 million settlement with Merrill Lynch regarding allegations the firm mislead investors with its collateralized debt obligations (CDO).

Fels alumnus Thomas Shupe...

Friday, January 17, 2014

A new report by Fels Senior Consultant Kevin Gillen and Westrum Development CEO John Westrum was the topic of a real estate piece in the Philadelphia Business Journal. Using a newly constructed development as their case study, the authors analyzed the impacts of Philadelphia’s 10-year...

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Where are you from? I grew up in the northern Philadelphia suburbs. Growing up nearby to Philadelphia, I benefitted from the proximity to the city, as my family brought me to museums, parks, and events.

What were you doing prior to coming to Fels? Prior...

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
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