Fels Senior Research Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen was interviewed by The Philadelphia Inquirer and Axis Philly about housing prices in Philadelphia.

The Inquirer article describes Dr. Gillen as one of the local experts that provides Philadelphia critical information on housing prices. The...

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

"Think "Shark Tank" for public policy: extraordinary ideas for solving contemporary challenges presented to a panel made up of experienced public officials and other experts by top students from highly rated public-administration schools. That would be a pretty...

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

By Tess Mullen, MPA '13

Real estate developers rarely find themselves on the front-lines of the battle to close America’s achievement gap. In Baltimore however, one visionary developer with a passion for education and a desire to do good has found a unique way to support the city’s new...

Monday, March 25, 2013

Plan Philly and the Philadelphia Inquirer recently featured Fels Senior Research Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen in an online chat about tax delinquent properties in Philadelphia. Dr. Gillen, the region's foremost expert on property values, led a study that  used regression analysis to "isolate...

Monday, March 18, 2013

By Alexandra Meis, MPA Candidate '13

Kinvolved’s Progress: April 2012 - March 2013

It is hard to believe that an entire year has passed since our team from New York University’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service presented...

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

On Friday, February 22nd, we were joined by Lauren Cristella, Fels Director of Strategic Initiatives, and Hillary Shayne, MPA ’14 and Fels Social Media Coordinator, to share the basics of using Linkedin and tips and tricks in its power in connecting.  Missed the session?...

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

By Tess Mullen, MPA ‘13

If you live in Philadelphia, it’s hard to escape news nowadays of Philadelphia School District’s challenges. Currently facing an astounding $1 billion budget deficit over the next five years, the school...

Monday, March 4, 2013

The Philadelphia Daily News and the Inquirer interviewed Fels Senior Research Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen about the mayor's Actual Value Initiative (AVI) for
reassessing Philadelphia property taxes. Gillen commented on the process for approving homestead exemptions and the drawbacks of...

Monday, March 4, 2013

As President Obama calls for new job creation that will not increase the national budget deficit, there is new opportunity for the private and public sector to work together to solve this national crisis.  The University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government, with generous support...

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

The Philadelphia Inquirer  asked Fels Senior Research Consultant Dr. Kevin
Gillen about the mayors Actual Value Initiative (AVI) for reassessing Philadelphia property taxes. He explains why the assessments do not always correspond to recent sales prices. 

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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