Our research on children addresses the full range of factors that influence their well-being—from their families and communities to public policies and systems. We document important gaps in systems meant to support families and children and evaluate where reforms could make the biggest difference. We assess neighborhood, city, and state innovation, and we explore the factors that contribute to its success.


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Institute fellow and Richard B. Fisher chair
Cofounder of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, the Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy, and the Opportunity and Ownership initiative; codirector of Tax Policy and Charities initiative
Senior fellow
Project director for maintenance and development of the TRIM3 model
Senior research associate