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January 11, 2012 - Publication
MacArthur grantee the Nuclear Threat Initiative released the first-of-its-kind, public baseline assessment of the status of nuclear materials security conditions in 176 countries
October 25, 2011 - Publication
The Partnership for New Communities released a report that documents its unique role in tackling urgent, large-scale issues in Chicago.
October 19, 2011 - Publication
The study was the first to employ a randomized experimental design to learn about the connections between neighborhood poverty and health.
October 11, 2011 - Publication
The percentage of foreign-born U.S. residents with deep roots in the country is rising and will continue to soar in the coming decades, according to a new report by the Population Dynamics Research Group.
July 21, 2011 - Publication
Report Finds Importance of Utility Usage Data In Efforts to Reduce Energy Consumption and Housing Costs
Living Cities today formally announced the release of a study analyzing whole building utility usage databases for the nation’s multifamily housing stock.
December 1, 2010 - Publication
Many Vulnerable Chicago Public Housing Residents Enjoy Better Health, Housing, and Employment, but Youth Still Distressed
An Urban Institute project shows that the most disadvantaged Chicago residents have improved quality of life indicators.
October 7, 2010 - Publication
According to a new report by researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chicago's controversial efforts to overhaul its public housing have showed gradual improvement
August 11, 2010 - Publication
Former Residents of Chicago’s Madden/Wells Public Housing Now Live in Better Housing, Safer Neighborhoods
New research suggests that families that moved from Chicago’s Madden/Wells public housing community now live in better housing and safer neighborhoods.
July 29, 2010 - Publication
A new report by Illinois Models for Change outlines the challenges and makes recommendations to improve behavioral health services for youth in the state's juvenile justice facilities.
February 22, 2010 - Publication
The Civic Federation, a 116-year-old government research organization, released today its plan to salvage the State of Illinois’ finances.
January 13, 2010 - Publication
A new joint report from the National Research Council and the National Academy of Public Administration offers U.S. leaders ways to address the nation's fiscal problems and confront its rapidly growing debt.
November 20, 2008 - Publication
The MacArthur-supported study shows that America’s youth are developing important social and technical skills online, often in ways adults do not understand or value.
November 6, 2008 - Publication
A new study by New York University’s Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy finds that supportive housing does not depress property values in surrounding neighborhoods.
September 16, 2008 - Publication
The first national survey of its kind finds that teens' gaming experiences are rich and varied, with a significant amount of social interaction and potential for civic engagement.
April 30, 2008 - Publication
The current mortgage turmoil reaches deep into rental markets, according to new research on rental housing market dynamics released today by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies.
August 12, 2011 - Publication
This report, produced in part by MacArthur grantee the Wildlife Conservation Society, studies the exposure of the world's corals to stress factors and identifies areas where those factors can be locally managed.
April 26, 2011 - Publication
Long-term increases in rental housing prices and utility costs combined with stagnant or falling incomes are creating escalating affordability pressures for U.S. renters.
September 9, 2010 - Publication
The Partnership has strengthened 65 institutions of higher education in nine countries, including Nigeria, so they can better contribute to poverty reduction, economic growth and social development on the continent.
August 27, 2010 - Publication
Several MacArthur grantees help the country's farmers develop more sustainable methods of rice production.
July 1, 2010 - Publication
From a Discussion with Our President My first priority is to be sure we are making the right choices to have a significant impact. Most important, we must fulfill our responsibility to use our resources wisely.