Milano in the Media

December 6, 2018 • The New Yorker

How Cory Booker’s “Baby Bond” Proposal Could Transform the Reparations Debate
Senator Cory Booker’s proposal is modeled in part on Darrick Hamilton and William Darity’s work on “a ‘birthright endowment’ big enough to begin to reduce the wealth gap and its adverse effects on African-Americans.”


November 20, 2018 • HuffPost

We Can Pay for a Green New Deal
Stephanie Kelton, Milano PhD student Andres Bernal, and Greg Carlock write in this opinion piece: “We must give up our obsession with trying to ‘pay for’ everything with new revenue or spending cuts.”


November 14, 2018 • NY Daily News

NYC school desegregation plans hit snags
Discusses findings of the report, “Promising Outcomes, Limited Potential: Diversity in Admissions in New York City Public Schools,” issued by the Center for New York City Affairs (CNCYA) and co-authored by Milano PhD student Nicole Mader, CNCYA editor Abigail Kramer, and Public and Urban Policy MS student Angela Butel.


November 13, 2018 • The Wall Street Journal

Amazon Announces HQ2 Winners
James Parrott, Director of Economic and Fiscal Policies at the Center for New York City Affairs, spoke to the Wall Street Journal about Amazon’s new headquarters


November 6, 2018 • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Minorities, Younger Voters Influenced Seminal Mid-Term Elections
Maya Wiley, SVP for Social Justice and Henry Cohen Professor of Urban Policy and Management at Milano, recently shared her thoughts with editors at Diverse: Issues in Higher Ed about the influence and impact of young voters during the midterm elections.


November 5, 2018 • Gothamist

New School Study Uncovers Another $1 Billion In Hudson Yards Subsidies
The article prominently features research from a case study by Milano alumna Flávia Leite (Public and Urban Policy MS ’17) and SCEPA’s Bridget Fisher. 


October 29, 2018 • Pipe Dream

Thomas DiNapoli — Comptroller Race
Interview with New York State Comptroller and Milano Alum Tom DiNapoli about his latest run for state comptroller. 


October 31, 2018 • Crain’s New York Business

Budget watchdog taps health exec as new president
Crain’s New York Business announced the news that Milano alum Andrew Rein (Public and Urban Policy MS ’99) will succeed Carol Kellermann as Citizens Budget Commission (CBC) president.


October 2018 • City & State

The 2018 New York City 40 Under 40
City & State named Milano alumnus Ben Kleinbaum  (Public and Urban Policy MS ’12) to “The New York City 40 Under 40 list.”


October 22, 2018 • Bloomberg 

Lululemon Founder Considers Retaking Board Seat as Feud Simmers
Management Professor Mark Lipton told Bloomberg that founder Chip Wilson’s reluctance to step away entirely from Lululemon is characteristic of many entrepreneurs. “Here’s a guy who has got more money than he’ll ever be able to spend, but his real identity is still fused with this apparel company that he started.”


October 14, 2018 • The Hill

Female executives help firms navigate heavy regulations
California became the first state to require its publicly held corporations to include women on their boards.  Management Professor Mark Lipton discusses the implications in this opinion piece.


October 12, 2018 • Science Vs 

Gentrification: What’s Really Happening?
Chair Rachel Meltzer and senior research fellow at the Center for New York City Affairs and Milano PhD student Nicole Mader discuss gentrification with host Wendy Zukerman on this podcast.


October 3, 2018 • Business Insider

An economist has a wild proposal to give all kids in the US up to $60,000 at birth
Darrick Hamilton, a professor of economics and urban policy at The New School, believes that a good education won’t get you very far without some cold hard cash to go along with it.


September 25, 2018 • Retail Dive

Women in retail among Fortune’s ‘Most Powerful’
Retailers may need more women leaders, though, who bring their perspectives and, some say, different skills. And not just in the top ranks, but also on the board, according to Mark Lipton, graduate professor of management at The New School and author of Mean Men, The Perversion of America’s Self-Made Man.


September 21, 2018 • The Washington Post

The right to stay put
Dominic T. Moulden, Gregory D. Squires and Aristotle Theresa start their opinion piece on the right to remain in neighborhoods with these words: When anything goes wrong in a city, policymakers all too often just want to move black people around, asserted Mindy Fullilove to an audience at a 2015 conference on equitable development in the District.


September 18, 2018 • THINK, NBC News’ Opinion Section

The allegations against Brett Kavanaugh are not simply a ‘he said, she said’ situation
Confirming Brett Kavanaugh under the current circumstances would undermine both his legitimacy and the integrity of the Supreme Court write Mimi Rocah, Barbara McQuade, Jill Wine-Banks, Joyce White Vance, and Maya Wiley in this opinion piece.


September 2, 2018 • New York Post

NYC schools to give priority to predominantly black and Hispanic kids
Nicole Mader, senior research fellow at the Center for New York City Affairs and Milano PhD student, spoke with the New York Post about the Centers forthcoming study of New York City’s school diversity plan. 


August 8, 2018 • The University Network

Women ‘Killin It’ In the Fight Against Climate Change
With the help of Milano Alum Molly Craft Johnson (’15), The New School has taken significant steps to advance environmental sustainability in NYC.


July 5, 2018 • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Experts: Affirmative Action May Feel Riskier Now for Colleges
The Trump administration is rescinding policy guidelines issued under the Obama administration that were intended to help schools understand how to promote diversity while complying with the most Supreme Court rulings regarding affirmative action. “The signal that it sends to colleges and universities is to be afraid to do what’s right in your admissions policies, or we may come for you or make it difficult by scrutinizing you,” said Maya Wiley, Henry Cohen Professor of Public and Urban Policy and Senior Vice President for Social Justice at The New School. “It tells schools to be afraid of creating diverse and therefore high academically performing environments in college for students.”


July 2, 2018 • Wall Street Journal

Taxi Study Suggests Setting Minimum Wage for Drivers of Ride-Hailing Apps
A study co-authored by James Parrott, Director of Economic and Fiscal Policy at Center for New York City Affairs, on setting a minimum wage for drivers of ride-hailing apps was widely covered, including in The Wall Street Journal.


June 29, 2018 • The Washington Post 

Will Amazon pick underdog Newark for its HQ2? Experts worry the city cannot afford to win.
Newark native and Chair of Milano’s Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management program Ana Baptista spoke with the Post about the bid for Amazon’s second headquarters.  “People here are terrified of being gentrified,” she said. “We do not have a great track record as a city of making deals that generate wealth for the people who need it most. So I worry. And I do think we’re in a moment where we can ask for more.”


June 26,2018 • The Washington Post

Trump’s tax-cut scam will only deepen racism and inequality
In this article, Katrina vanden Heuvel references an important new report from Darrick Hamilton and Michael Linden of the Roosevelt Institute. “Far from addressing, fixing, or improving the hidden rules of the tax code that disadvantage people of color, the new law strengthened some of these rules and even added new ones,” they write. “The sum total effect of the Trump tax law is likely to further increase the economic disparities, particularly with regards to wealth, between white Americans and communities of color.”


June 20, 2018 • Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.

The Impact of Refugee Presence on Host Communities in Tanzania
This desk review by Milano PhD student Helidah Ogude focuses on the impact of refugee presence on Tanzanian populations.


June 19, 2018 • The Wallace Center at Winrock International

Lifting Up Leadership: Corbin Hill Food Project
The Wallace Center at Winrock International interviewed Dennis Derryck and Erica Christensen as part of their Lifting Up Leadership series on how their personal commitment to food sovereignty and equity guides their work at Corbin Hill Food Project. 


June 17, 2018 • The New York Times

A Revival of Black Business, and Pride, in Brooklyn
Darrick Hamilton, Professor of Economics and Urban Policy at Milano and NSSR, discussed the revival of Black-owned businesses in Brooklyn in The New York Times


June 12, 2018 • Government Technology

Digital Equity Lab Launches in NYC
The effort, based out of The New School, is led by Maya Wiley and addresses equitable models of digital access, digital equity frameworks for online issues, and the ways that smart cities create both benefits and risks for vulnerable communities.


June 11, 2018 • Teen Vogue

Symone D. Sanders Thinks the End of Net Neutrality Is a Threat to Activists and Candidates
Following a panel discussion with the New School’s Maya Wiley and FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel at the Teen Vogue Summit, Sanders shared what net neutrality means to her and why everyone should care that it’s ending.


Study by Alum Flávia Leite ’17 and SCEPA’s Bridget Fisher Draws Press Attention

A case study of the Hudson Yards redevelopment project by Public and Urban Policy MS alumna Flávia Leite and Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis Associate Director Bridget Fisher is in ...

Maya Wiley Discusses Broadband Access with FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel

Milano Professor of Urban Policy and Management Maya Wiley joins FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel to discuss the importance of broadband access in both rural and urban areas, digital equity and why ...

Faculty Member Maya Wiley Named MSNBC Legal Analyst

On Tuesday, Maya Wiley sat down across from Ari Melber in the studio of MSNBC’s The Beat to deliver her legal analysis of the legal drama surrounding President Trump’s former campaign ...

Alumna ‘Killin It’ In the Fight Against Climate Change

Molly Craft Johnson (’15) is Assistant Director for Sustainability Initiatives at The New School’s Tishman Environment and Design Center and responsible for engaging students and supporting initiatives that bolster a campus-wide culture of ...

A New Name for Milano, and an Administrative Transition

As of July 1, Milano's name is the Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment. The updated name reflects the programs that we teach, the research that we undertake, and the ...

Carol Lamberg Book Event

On Monday, May 7th, Milano welcomed long-time leader in the affordable housing movement, Carol Lamberg, as she celebrated the launch of her first book, Neighborhood Success Stories: Creating and Sustaining Affordable ...

What We Get Wrong About Closing the Racial Wealth Gap

In a new report led byProfessors Darrick Hamilton and William Darity, Jr. (Duke University) and, as explained by co-author Antonio Moore, researchers illustrate the scale of the racial wealth gap, debunk 10 commonly held myths, ...

Alex Schwartz featured in The Conversation

Professor of Public and Urban Policy, Alex Schwartz offers his take on Ben Carson's recent housing reform plans  "The Trump administration recently proposed fundamental changes to how the federal government helps low-income families ...

In the Media | Darrick Hamilton

Darrick Hamilton, Professor of Economics and Urban Policy at Milano and NSSR and Director of Milano's Doctoral Program, is back in the news—this time in Slate, where a report by him and ...

Sujatha Jesudason Featured as One of 10 Women over 50 Changing the World

Professor of Management at the New School and founder and Executive Director of CoreAlign, a reproductive justice organization, Sujatha Jesudason, is featured in Good Housekeeping Magazine as one of the most influential women ...

Professor Mark Lipton, Ph.D. featured in Women’s Wear Daily

Management Professor and author of Mean Men, Mark Lipton shares 5 approaches that business leaders can take as the sexual harassment charges continue. Read the full story HERE.  ...

The New School + #SXSW: Faculty and Alumni Share Perspectives on Technology for Social Good

"New School thought leaders on ethics and technology included Maya Wiley, Senior Vice President for Social Justice, who spoke on the need for digital sanctuary and the expansion of broadband access for low-income communities ...