Professors Deborah Hellman and Michael Gilbert are inaugural scholars in UVA’s Corruption Lab on Ethics, Accountability, and the Rule of Law, also known as CLEAR.
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Siva Vaidhyanathan writes for The Guardian on recent leaks exposing Facebook and Instagram.
The Equity Center worked with Albemarle County’s Office of Equity and Inclusion to create an Equity Profile anaylizing various conditions across demographic groups and geographic areas that contribute to well-being.
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded $199,663 in support of the Religion, Race & Democracy Lab’s forthcoming podcast series on religion and climate change.
The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center selected to recieve the Lee statue, with plans to transform it into a new work of art that will reflect racial justice and inclusion
How worried should we be about Russia using nuclear weapons? Lab Director Todd Sechser weighs in on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Dayna Bowen Matthew wants to get universities back to their original purpose, as she sees it, and the University of Virginia officially is on board.
The Democracy Initiative’s Corruption Laboratory for Ethics, Accountability, and the Rule of Law (CLEAR) is debuting a new speaker series, opening with a lunchtime talk this Thursday, Sept. 12, by one of the lab’s co-directors, Sandip Sukhtankar.
Abstract: How should citizens prove their identity in order to access publicly provided goods and services? We use a large-scale experiment to evaluate the effects of more stringent ID requirements based on biometric authentication currently being imposed by the Government of India, characterizing how this has affected errors of inclusion and of exclusion in the delivery of subsidized food in the state of Jharkhand.