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Data can help create better, more effective policy, but funding for statistical agencies is declining.

July 30, 2015

Data on rape and sexual assault suffer from inconsistent estimates and underreporting, leading to misunderstandings about the extent of the problem and adequate policy solutions.

A new report finds that older Americans spend more on housing than on anything else.

July 22, 2015

Inequality in DC: It's Not Just About Income

URBAN WIRE

Inequality in DC: It's Not Just About Income

The mismatch between where good jobs are located and where low-income workers live is a root cause of inequality in the labor market.

What Research Tells Us About Jail Suicides-- and How to Prevent Them

URBAN WIRE

What Research Tells Us About Jail Suicides-- and How to Prevent Them

Suicide is the leading cause of death in jails, accounting for 29 percent of inmate deaths between 2000 and 2009. 

In Search of a New Path

LONGFORM

In Search of a New Path

Can holistic prisoner reentry work on the West Side of Chicago?

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