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Career pathways have the potential to lead low-skill workers to higher-quality jobs over time.
Mike Trout may sign the largest contract in sports history, a $430 million, 12-year extension with the Los Angeles Angels.
The number of young adults living with their parents has almost doubled since 2000.
A predictable funding stream is important for a successful census, but the 2020 Census has lacked this from the start.
Bodies of game-changing research often started with a single question.
The scandal represents a new extreme of a flawed system that benefits wealthy families.
Income inequality may be a good measure of equity at the national level, where borders are more rigid and migration is difficult, but it is not as useful at the city level.
New efforts at collecting school-level data could eventually give researchers a more universal measurement of school funding progressivity.
The Kentucky programs have operated for less than a year, but each apprenticeship examined by Urban researchers demonstrates tangible, practical benefits.
Historically, purchase mortgages have defaulted less often than refinance mortgages.

The Vulnerable, Vital 2020 Census

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The Vulnerable, Vital 2020 Census

The decennial Census will gather the most complete picture of America of the past 10 years, but its accuracy is in jeopardy.

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Structural Racism in America

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Structural Racism in America

Public policies, institutional practices, and cultural narratives perpetuate our country's racial inequalities. 

Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

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Experts discuss the best available data and evidence on topics that matter.

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