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Thirty-six percent of federal employees report having child care responsibilities, and 14 percent report having responsibilities for an adult with special needs.
With $5.7 billion, the federal government could quintuple the amount it spends on job training programs for youth.
Furloughed federal workers are joining millions of other parents facing challenges paying for their children's basic needs.
How much do we know about zoning, its variations across the US, and the effectiveness of various reform options?
Self-employed households still earn more than salaried households, but they've been slower to recover from the 2008 crisis.
The most risk is felt among people living in project-based rental assistance properties, for which 1,150 contracts have expired.
Immigrants and their children are expected to make up a greater share of our labor force in the coming decades.
Achieving transparency is a formidable challenge in some sub-Saharan African countries, a third of which have been ruled by a single party for several decades.
Many issues forced us to ask difficult questions about America’s identity and the best ways to support the most vulnerable people.
Members of the Urban Institute's Housing Finance Policy Center share what they're keeping an eye on over the next year.

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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