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April 7 -8, 2015

Exploring the Price of Policy Uncertainty

Political conflict and fiscal crises have spurred concerns about policy-related uncertainty and its economic effects. This conference aims to explore research of these concerns through measurement, modeling, and evaluation of empirical evidence. 

Exploring the Price of Policy Uncertainty

Investing in Resilience: A Conversation with Judith Rodin and Shaun Donovan
February 19, 2015

Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections
January 27, 2015

Mapping the Fourth Sector
January 15, 2015

Measuring Mortgage Credit Availability
January 6, 2015

Housing America’s Seniors: Demand, Supply, and Public Policy
December 17, 2014

Are U.S. Corporations Really Over-Taxed?
December 11, 2014

State and Local Pension Reform: Can We Cut Costs and Improve Retirement Security?
December 9, 2014

Live Webcast: What Counts: Harnessing Data for America’s Communities
December 4, 2014

Book Release: Strengthening Communities with Neighborhood Data 
November 12, 2014

Data, Demand, and Demographics: A Symposium on Housing Finance
November 5, 2014

How Better Data Can Reduce Domestic Violence
An Urban Institute Data Dive

November 1, 2014

Hidden in Plain Sight: Labor Trafficking in America
October 30, 2014

 Increasing Philanthropy through Policy and Practice
October 29, 2014

Stop and Frisk: The Role of Police Strategies and Tactics in Police-Community Relations
October 15, 2014

Improving Recidivism as a Performance Measure
October 15, 2014

Home Equity Lines of Credit: Past and Future Performance 
October 6, 2014

How Our Current Budget Priorities Are Shaping Our Children’s Future
September 18, 2014

Reform Options for State and Local Pension Plans
September 10, 2014

Business Tax Reform: What Can Be Done?
September 8, 2014

Taking Stock of the Affordable Care Act: What Are the Data Telling Us?
July 29, 2014 

Watchdogs, Investigations, Evaluations: Using Art and Science to Improve Government
July 16, 2014

Quantifying the Impact of Student Loan Debt on Homeownership
July 14, 2014

Global Lessons in Apprenticeships: An International Seminar
June 9, 2014

Immigration Policy Discussion with the Honorable Luis Gutiérrez and Mayor Rahm Emanuel
May 8, 2014

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act: Tools and Expansion
May 6, 2014

The State of Retirement: Grading America’s Public Pension Plans
May 1, 2014

Demographic Divide or Opportunity?
April 30, 2014

Thomas Piketty’s Book Release: Capital in the Twenty-First Century
April 15, 2014

Counting Households and the Housing Stock with AHS, CPS, ACS, and HVS
April 8, 2014

The Politics of Tax Reform: How Do We Get There from Here?
March 31, 2014

DC Tax Reform: The Path to Fairness and Competitiveness in Local Taxes
March 24, 2014 

Shedding Light on America's Underground Commercial Sex Economy
March 19, 2014

Recent Research on Strategic Default
March 10, 2014

25th Annual Roundtable on the President’s Budget and the Economy
March 5, 2014

The Payoff of Higher Education: Value, Variation, and Trends
February 24, 2014

50 Years into LBJ's "War on Poverty": What's the Role for Tax Policy?
January 24, 2014

Multifamily Rental: Data and Analysis
January 13, 2014 

Maximizing Enrollment Under the ACA: Lessons from the States
December 17, 2013

Housing Data: Home Sales, Affordability, and Realtor/Builder Activity
December 9, 2013

The $137 Billion Connection: Nonprofit- Government Contracts and Grants
December 5, 2013

Data, Demand, & Demographics: A Symposium on Housing Finance
November 20, 2013

A Conversation with Jim Stock, Council of Economic Advisors
November 13, 2013

Elevating the Housing Finance Debate
October 24, 2013

Mortgage Origination Data—Pricing and Volume
October 16, 2013

The Uphill Recovery from the Great Recession
September 28, 2013

Home Price Indices: Appreciating the Differences
September 16, 2013

Youth Count! Process Study
July 30, 2013

Transforming States' Health and Human Services Programs
June 24, 2013

Social Security Disability Insurance: Challenges and Opportunities
June 21, 2013

Lunchtime Data Talk Webcast: The National Mortgage Database
June 11, 2013

Opportunity in Times of Austerity: Collaboration Between Housing Nonprofits and Local Government
June 3, 2013

21st Century Drug Policy Reform: A Conversation with Gil Kerlikowske
May 23, 2013

Assessing Budget Transparency in Subnational Governments-- Findings from Brazil, Indonesia, and Tanzania
May 9, 2013

Charity and Government: Tax Reform and Beyond
April 15, 2013

The Post-2015 Global Development Agenda: Addressing Inequalities and Fostering Inclusive Growth
April 8, 2013

The Economic Effects of Corporate Rate Reductions
March 29, 2013

With Charity for All:  Are Nonprofits Delivering on their Promises?
March 26, 2013

Putting Homicide Rates in Their Place
March 5, 2013

States in Flux: State Tax Reform, the ACA, and Sequestration
March 4, 2013

The Charitable Deduction: A View from the Other Side of the Cliff
February 28, 2013

Webcast: Black Families Five Decades After the Moynihan Report
February 22, 2013

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