Archive for May, 2011

I recently finished the second and final round of the policy lab.  This round was tough, but in a different way than the first round.  The issue wasn’t as heart-wrenching as the first round, but it was extremely timely and politically sensitive (so I won’t discuss any details).  What I can say though, is that it’s pretty cool to be able to work on an issue that you’re reading about in the news, knowing that your recommendations could really have an actual impact on how policy is made.  Of course, reading about how the policy my group was working on had been derailed about two days before we were set to present was not a good feeling.

In the end though, it all worked out.  We presented to the client.  They liked some things, others not so much, and now it’s over.

Well…except for that analytic brief…


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