Capsule Review: Stressed Out on 4 Continents

Title: Stressed Out on Four Continents: Time Crunch or Yuppie Kvetch? Author(s): Daniel S. Hamermesh and Jungmin Lee Publisher: The Review of Economics and Statistics Year: 2007 URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/40043067 Topics: time stress, high-income households Methods: analysis of data from four different datasets: Australia’s “Household, Income, and Labour Dynamics in Australia” survey, Germany’s Socioeconomic Panel, theRead More

Research Progress Report: Access to arts education

These initial research reports were completed during summer 2014 by members of the Createquity editorial team. They are intended to give a sense of our (very) preliminary thoughts on the topic in question. We welcome discussion and debate. – IDM A bit about our process After defining our hypotheses more precisely, we defined five “researchRead More

What Kind of Arts Education Does Workforce Development Require?

Photo by E. Briel

In early 2014, President Barack Obama addressed workers at a General Electric gas engine plant. “A lot of young people don’t see the trades and skilled manufacturing as a viable career,” he said,  “but I promise you, folks can make a lot more… with skilled manufacturing or the trades than they might with an artRead More

Systemic Change in a Pointillist World – Questions from GIA 2013

I approached the 2013 Grantmakers in the Arts conference as an opportunity to revisit my roots while stepping out of my comfort zone. I grew up in the Philadelphia area and my first job out of graduate school was in grantmaking. Since then I have been living and breathing arts education. I arrived last weekRead More