Randall Akee
UCLA, LUSKIN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS. Associate Professor of Public Policy. Research interests include Labor Economics, Economic Development and Migration.

COVID-19 Impact on Indigenous Peoples in the U.S.

May 12, 2020

The Navajo Nation estimates that up to 30% of the population must haul water because they are not served by piped water systems.

The Issue:

There is emerging evidence that many disadvantaged communities in the United States are being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. Native American communities share some

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Voting and Income

February 7, 2019

The Issue:

Voter turnout in the United States is vastly unequal: richer people are more likely to vote than poorer people. If the poor are less likely to vote then they have a lower probability of having their interests and preferences reflected in public policy. While the association between higher family incomes

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