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Seven disciplines for social-sector excellence

How to use data and analytic rigor to improve your organization's performance.

The link between income and the environments that promote child health

The relationship between income inequality and children's health

Home equity is far outpacing mortgage debt, but it's not all good news

Three important things to keep in mind with respect to rising home equity

How to address a key barrier to corporate tax reform

Major tax reform in the near future is hopeless, but there is a way to make business tax reform more appealing.

A framework for addressing the high price of US health care

A panel of health care market experts outlined practical strategies to bring US health care prices down

Temporariness is the new normal in immigration policy

As many as 7.5 million immigrants have only temporary status in the US

Communicating research: build a unicorn, don't look for one

What it takes to build a successful research communications team

Dropping out and clocking in

What happens when young people drop out of school because they need to work?

Low pension participation among minorities contributes to the wealth gap

Lack of access to employer pensions contributes to the growing racial wealth gap

Urban Wire Writers