Author Archives: Rose Institute

Rose Institute Co-Hosts Michael Barone

American Politics 2015: Looking Forward Thursday, February 5, 2015 Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum Claremont McKenna College Reception at 5:30 p.m. Dinner served at 6:00 p.m. Presentation starts at 6:45 p.m.   Michael Barone is Senior Political Analyst for the Washington Examiner and a Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, a Fox News Channel contributor,… Continue Reading

Election 2014: California Initiative Results

On Tuesday, California voters approved propositions 1, 2, and 47 while rejecting propositions 45, 46, 48. Both Proposition 1 and Proposition 2 received 66.8% “yes” votes. Perhaps the most closely watched measure, Proposition 47, passed with 58.8% of the vote. On the losing side, Proposition 45, Proposition 46, and Proposition 58, all received less than… Continue Reading

Rose Students Win 1st and 2nd Place at Crime Research Conference

Rose Institute research assistant, Elise Hansell ’15, was awarded first place among student researchers at a recent conference of the Association for Criminal Justice Research (California). Hansell presented a poster on her research constructing national crime funnels for murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, and certain drug offenses. A crime funnel is a graphic that… Continue Reading

California’s Three Strikes Law and Proposition 47 Conference

California’s Three Strikes Law and Proposition 47 Conference Friday, October 24, 2014, 1:00-4:00pm Freeburg Forum, Kravis Center, Lower Level Claremont McKenna College In 1994 California citizens voted to enact the “Three Strikes and You’re Out” law. The law imposes sentences of 25 years-to- life on defendants who have two prior convictions for crimes defined as… Continue Reading

Meet the 2014 Rose New Hires

Out of a competitive and extremely talented applicant pool of approximately 100 students, the Rose Institute has selected 10 for its 2014 New Hire Class. They bring a diverse skill set to the Rose, with experience in campaigns, public defenders offices, and journalism. Whether on CMC’s campus or in their respective high schools, they have… Continue Reading

News Release: 2014 Rose Institute Application Now Open!

Do you hope to gain experience working in a professional, team-oriented environment during your undergraduate career? Are you interested in working closely with faculty who are leading experts in public policy, conducting research in the areas of fiscal policy, legal analysis, political science, and other areas relating to state and local government? If so, we… Continue Reading

Rose Research Data Used for Student Senior Thesis Developing a Model to Predict Bond Ratings

Rose Institute research assistant Marina Giloi ’14 used the Kosmont Cost of Doing Business database compiled by the Rose Institute as the foundation of her senior thesis research project. Marina analyzed the use of financial measures such as tax rates and city financial statement ratios to develop a model that examines and predicts these financial… Continue Reading

Rose Research Data Used for Student Senior Thesis

Rose Institute research assistant Katya Abazajian ’14 used the Kosmont Cost of Doing Business rating compiled by the Rose Institute of State and Local Government as the starting point for her senior thesis. Katya used the data to examine the effects of tax policy on growth. She worked under guidance of Professor Cameron Shelton of… Continue Reading

Mayor Chuck Reed and Steven Malanga Speak at the Athenaeum

In the last event of its 2013-14 Speaker Series, The Rose Institute of State and Local Government welcomed San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and City Journal senior editor Steven Malanga. The talk was titled Tough Choices for California, What Public Pension Liability Mean for Your Future. Mayor Reed is noted for his leadership advocating for… Continue Reading