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Assessing Small Businesses’ Access to Capital

Small businesses in low-income, majority minority neighborhoods in the Chicago area were less likely to receive loans between 2008 and 2012, according to a report from the Woodstock Institute. Read More
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Outside Spending Skyrockets After Citizens United

The Brennan Center, a MacArthur grantee, finds that after the 2010 decision, Senate campaign finances were dominated by donations from the super-rich. Read More
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A New Era of Immigration Federalism

A report from the Center for Migration Studies of New York analyzes the increasingly dynamic interaction among states, localities, and the federal government in the formulation and implementation of immigration policy. Read More
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Enforcing Human Rights in Latin America

A brief explores three cases in which international courts have made pioneering rulings ordering governments to allocate resources and implement policies that seek to enforce and protect human rights. Read More
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Massachusetts’ Evidence-Based Approach to Reducing Recidivism

A case study from the Pew-MacArthur Results First initiative explores efforts in Massachusetts to establish an evidence-based approach to policymaking to decrease criminal justice spending, reduce crime, and improve public safety. Read More
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Assessing the Midwest’s Reliance on Immigrant Labor

This report puts forth recommendations that would help meet the needs of Midwest agriculture by addressing labor shortages, visa categories, and enforcement policies. Read More
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Report Details Global Impact Investing in 2014

A report by the Impact Investing Policy Collaborative showcases the use of public policy tools to expand the reach of impact investing across a range of developed and developing countries and regions. Read More
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Evidence-Based Policymaking: A Guide for Effective Government

A report outlines a comprehensive framework to assist policymakers in building a system of evidence-based government, helping them to achieve substantially better results by funding and operating public programs that are proven to work. Read More
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Investigation Uncovers Abuses of Immigrant Workers

An investigation reveals abuses faced by many East Asian immigrants who come to the United States through the H-1B federal temporary work visa program to work in the tech sector. Read More
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Assessing Public Opinion on Immigration

A report shows that the surge of unaccompanied child migrants to the U.S.-Mexico border in the summer of 2014 had little effect on a 20-year trend of decreasing public concern over immigration. Read More
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Analyzing Maternal Mortality Across India

A network of civil society organizations in India have released an analysis of 124 maternal deaths from across the country in an effort to elucidate the circumstances under which women die in pregnancy, delivery, and post-partum. Read More
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Assessing Interventions in Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Health

A report from John Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health identifies effective interventions to improve young people’s sexual and reproductive health. Read More