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SPA: Public Administration
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SPA: Public Administration
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Department of Public Administration & Policy

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If you are interested in making a difference and helping to shape the future, SPA's Department of Public Administration and Policy is the department for you. Our faculty bring a wide array of perspectives to their teaching and research, and their work addresses some of the most pressing issues of the day. DPAP graduates take their education to make their marks in government, academia, consulting and private enterprise, as well as in the nonprofit sphere.

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Why are Men Disappearing from the American Workforce?

Sandra Black, professor of economics at the University of Texas at Austin and a member of the Obama Administration Council of Economic Advisers, spoke at an event hosted by SPA about this trend and the possible explanations behind it.