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Evaluating the ‘Cash for Clunkers’ Program

The Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS) launched during the height of the recession with the intention of stimulating the economy, creating jobs, and reducing emissions, was actually far more expensive per job created than alternative fiscal ... Read More
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MacArthur Grants to Help Strengthen American Democracy

Building on two years of grantmaking aimed at strengthening American democracy, the MacArthur Foundation today announced nine grants totaling more than $1.2 million to support information sharing and research. Read More
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Managing Prison Health Care Spending

Prison health care spending in 44 states totaled $6.5 billion in 2008, out of $36.8 billion in overall institutional correctional expenditures, according to a report from The State Health Care Spending Project. Read More
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Assessing the Economic Impacts of Immigration Reform

The MacArthur-supported study assesses the economic and budgetary costs and benefits of varying policy frameworks for immigration reform, finding that it has the potential to significantly increase the number of young, working-age people in the economy. Read More
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Reasons to Talk to North Korea: An Op-ed by MacArthur President Robert Gallucci

The following op-ed by Stephen Bosworth and MacArthur President Robert Gallucci appeared in The International New York Times. Read More
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'Squared Away Chicago' App to Improve Tenant-Landlord Relationships

The app will also allow landlords to manage connections with building tenants and respond more quickly to inquiries or issues. Read More