Debbie Chung

GPI Global Internship

Bio

Debbie Chung is a senior undergraduate at New York University, studying politics and economics. She is interested in economic inequality and low-income issues, labor economics, gender issues, and international trade. She recently studied abroad in Shanghai, China. In the past, she has interned at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Global Justice Center, and the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Dept of Labor. At NYU, she is the co-president of the Roosevelt Institute, a student public policy organization.

Featured Work

By <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/bjmccray/2816322098/">Becky McCray</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

MAR 12, 2010 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Basic Income Grants Alleviate Poverty in Namibia

Promising results from a pilot program in Namibia indicate that basic income grants may help poor regions jolt the poverty cycle with jobs and education.

Nails in China. Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jamesjin/58723033/">James Jin</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

OCT 22, 2009 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Beauty Salons Nailed for Labor Violations

Two-thirds of beauty salons have recently instituted green and sustainable practices to protect staff health, but in an industry attractive to immigrants there is a ...