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The fairness and accuracy of the census, and its miscounts, are governed by four simple numbers.
Urban's Rob Santos and Tim Triplett were recently elected to leadership positions in two prominent statistics-related associations.
Bodies of game-changing research often started with a single question.
Governments have reason to be worried as they turn to data and algorithms to make public policy decisions.

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.

Behind the Numbers at the Urban Institute

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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Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

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

Updates from the Urban Institute

Updates from the Urban Institute

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