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Communicating Effectively About Migration

"The World Migration Report 2011: Communicating Effectively about Migration" recommends a fundamental shift in the way people communicate about migration. Read More
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MacArthur Grants Support Efforts to Improve Governance of Global Migration

For five years, the MacArthur Foundation has been the largest non-governmental donor to the Global Forum on Migration and Development, helping to ensure broad participation by civil society groups at this annual gathering. Read More

How Housing Matters Commentaries

A series of commentaries run by Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity on the key questions raised in the 2011 How Housing Matters conference. Read More

Book Confronts Challenges Posed by Climate Change

Adapting to a Changing Environment: Confronting the Consequences of Climate Change provides governments, scientists, and managers with a framework for tackling the subject. Read More
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2011 How Housing Matters Conference Videos

Excerpts from a day-long conference hosted by The National Building Museum, in partnership with MacArthur and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Read More

Housing Leaders from U.S., U.K., Canada, and Australia Convene

With MacArthur support, the Housing Partnership Network hosted a four-day program for the leaders of 80 non-profit and social housing organizations working in the U.S., U.K., Canada, and Australia. Read More
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Evidence-Based Policy Advances

Workforce Innovation Fund will support the development and scale-up of evidence-based interventions to improve education and employment outcomes for U.S. workers. Read More

Grantee Hosts Bipartisan Budget Forum

The Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, hosted the forum on how the federal government can avoid budget catastrophe, featuring theoretical and modeling work supported by the Foundation. Read More

Global Forum on Migration & Development to Host 2011 Concluding Debate

Member States and Observers of the United Nations to gather in Geneva, Switzerland on December 1-2, 2011 to participate in the Global Forum on Migration & Development’s 2011 Concluding Debate. Read More
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Results Show Clean Economy Contains Significant Number of Jobs

The clean economy — a sector that produces goods and services with an environmental benefit — encompasses some 2.7 million jobs in establishments spread across a diverse group of industries. Read More
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Index Measures How U.S. Cities Adapt to Stress

A new research project from the MacArthur-supported Network on Building Resilient Regions compares how likely U.S. metropolitan areas are to withstand future regional shock. Read More
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Research on Benefits of Medicaid Enrollment

New research finds that expanding low-income adults’ access to Medicaid substantially increases health care use, reduces financial strain on covered individuals, and improves their self-reported health and well-being. Read More

State Budgets Under Stress: Paths to Sustainability

President Robert Gallucci discusses MacArthur's partnership with the Chicago Fed to help inform the American public and policymakers of the fiscal realities facing our state and our country. Read More

States Continue to Feel Recession's Impact

Large fiscal problems remain as 42 states and the District of Columbia have closed or are working to close $103 billion in shortfalls for fiscal year 2012 with little federal aid available. Read More