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Tax policy experts recently discussed the biggest challenges for implementing a wealth tax in America.
The administration's proposal seeks to reduce the deficit, claiming to accomplish this mainly through domestic spending cuts.
Cloud computing allows us to test thousands of tax policy variations in just a few hours.
A predictable funding stream is important for a successful census, but the 2020 Census has lacked this from the start.
The Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act is a step toward strengthening how the federal government uses evidence.
Evidence-based policymaking can help leaders meet policy goals by focusing public funding on programs that work and fostering deeper understanding of constituents’ needs.
The White House’s recent government reform plan and the president’s management agenda encourage the development of learning agendas.
The positive potential of Opportunity Zones depends on decisions made by America’s governors.
Numerous tables have presented estimates for the impact of tax reform legislation, but these might be more engaging as graphs.
The Government Accountability Office added the 2020 census to its “High Risk List” of government-wide programs in jeopardy.

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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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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