Policy Research

Advancing the development of more effective domestic policies by working to increase the policy impact of all strategies in the Foundation’s U.S. Programs.  Read our strategy and the current status of our work

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Penner Addresses President's Commission on Deficit Reduction

Rudolph Penner, co-chair of the MacArthur-supported Committee on the Fiscal Future of the United States, which recently released a report on the nation's fiscal choices, testified before President Obama's bipartisan commission on reducing the ...

Grand Challenges of the 21st Century

Share your ideas with the White House on the next Grand Challenges facing the country.

The Aging of America: Challenges and Opportunities, Remarks by MacArthur President Robert Gallucci

MacArthur President Robert Gallucci discusses the Foundation's research into how Americans age now, and how various policies and practices may help them age better.