CEG, Crain's Chicago Business to Launch Series on Municipal Governance
CEG Debuts Civic Leadership Academy’s 2023 Cohort
Civic Leadership Academy Wins Top Prize in Voinovich Public Innovation Challenge at NASPAA 2022
CEG Releases 2021-22 Annual Report
Deion Lemelle Joins Center for Effective Government Leadership as Assistant Director
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CEG’s American Politics Conference Brings New Political Science Research from Emerging Scholars to UChicago
New Data & Democracy Research Initiative Launched at University of Chicago
CEG Welcomes 2022 Cohort of Senior Practitioner Fellows
CEG Announces 2022 Class of Civic Leadership Academy
At the Center for Effective Government, we work to strengthen institutions of democracy and improve the capability of our government to solve public problems.
Our work is underway, bringing key players together and moving the needle to make our government better. Read the latest from the Center for Effective Government and our affiliates and partners, and catch up on the most recent news on government effectiveness and its impact on the issues we face every day.
Opinion: Expand Chicago's Budget Office to Give the City Council Meaningful Input on Spending Plans
San Diego's Independent Budget Analyst Gives Objective Advice on Chicago's Finances
Professor Christopher Berry Comments On the Chicago Mayoral Candidates' Stances On Police and Crime
Professor Anthony Fowler Discusses Why Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lost Her Re-election Campaign
The Making of Chicago's Fiscal Mess
City Cast Chicago with Professor Will Howell: Does Chi Need 50 Alders?
On the newest Daily Gist, @stevehendershot talks with host @amyguth about the latest piece of the "One City, 50 Wards" project, a joint series with @UChicagoCEG that explores how Chicago's city government is designed, how it functions and how it performs. https://t.co/yfVz20BnAQ
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