Urban Institute

Urban Institute

Type Research Center
Website urban.org
Year founded 1968
Headquarters United States of America United States of America
Budget USD >100M
Functions Research
Funding sources Corporations, Foundations or grants, Governments or multi-govt organizations, Individual citizens
Tags health environment migration education economics climate agriculture and food international development employment law social policy taxation and fiscal policy
Summary The Institute promotes sound social policy and public debate on national priorities in four ways: gathering and analyzing data; conducting policy research; evaluating programs and services; and educating Americans on critical issues and trends. It also works abroad, providing technical expertise on reinvigorating communities and nurturing civil society.


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Urban Institute · 12 January 2022 English

Mothers with few economic resources must cope with the ongoing stress of making ends meet while addressing their children’s needs. This exploratory study sought to improve understanding of how women …


Urban Institute · 12 January 2022 English

Many states have enacted comprehensive justice system reforms to reduce the use of incarceration and community supervision with the aim of focusing resources on people at higher risk of reoffending …


Urban Institute · 12 January 2022 English

Public officials at all levels of government and those who manage nonprofit human service organizations need regular, timely information on how well their services are achieving their objectives. Performance management …


Urban Institute · 12 January 2022 English

Parents rely on a range of center- and home-based options for their children’s early care and education (ECE). Providers support children’s early learning and development, and give parents time and …


Urban Institute · 12 January 2022 English

Many states have enacted comprehensive justice system reforms to reduce the use of incarceration and community supervision with the aim of focusing resources on people at higher risk of reoffending …


Urban Institute · 12 January 2022 English

Many states have enacted comprehensive justice system reforms to reduce the use of incarceration and community supervision with the aim of focusing resources on people at higher risk of reoffending …


Urban Institute · 11 January 2022 English

Though students of color made up the majority of public school students beginning in fall 2016, teachers of color are severely underrepresented in the teacher workforce, potentially negatively affecting students’ …


Urban Institute · 11 January 2022 English

In 2010, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) launched the Enhanced Collaborative Model (ECM) Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking Program to …


Urban Institute · 10 January 2022 English

Public benefit programs have the potential to help stabilize families when their income drops and can provide support as parents enter or reenter the workforce. As a family’s earnings rise, …


Urban Institute · 7 January 2022 English

Section 1071 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 requires the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to enhance publicly available small business data. Currently, a …


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