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How Housing Matters to Families & Communities Initiative

How Housing Matters is an ongoing, five-year, $25 million research initiatives to deepen the literature on the effect that investments in affordable housing have on social and economic outcomes.

Global Migration

MacArthur takes an explicitly global view on population movement, with an emphasis on international migration.

Online Archive Simplifies Access to Policy Research

With support from MacArthur, the Center for Governmental Studies has launched PolicyArchive, the nation’s first free comprehensive, online archive of public policy research.

Expert Committee to Identify and Assess Options for Restoring America's Fiscal Health

A committee of experts selected and staffed by the National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Public Administration will identify and assess a range of options for restoring America’s fiscal health.

White House Needs Science and Tech Expertise

The White House lacks the science and technology expertise necessary to adequately address key policy issues, from energy and the environment to national security, according to a new report from the Woodrow Wilson Center for International ...

“Philanthropy, Benefit-Cost Analysis, and Public Policy,” Remarks by Jonathan F. Fanton at the 2008 Benefit-Cost Analysis Conference

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses the Foundation's research grantmaking and support for efforts to align policy with sound evidence.
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Owen D. Jones on the Law & Neuroscience Project

Owen D. Jones, Vanderbilt University Law School and Department of Biological Sciences & Co-Director of the Network on Decision Making and the Law, one of three research networks that are part of the MacArthur Law and Neuroscience ...

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Walter Sinnott-Armstrong on the Law & Neuroscience Project

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Professor of Philosophy at Dartmouth College & Co-Director of the MacArthur Law and Neuroscience Project.

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Stephen J. Morse on the Law & Neuroscience Project

Stephen J. Morse, University of Pennsylvania Law School Co-director of the Network on Addiction, Neuroscience and Criminal Justice Policy, comments on the Law & Neuroscience Project.

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Michael S. Gazzaniga on the Law & Neuroscience Project

Michael S. Gazzaniga, Professor of Psychology, University of California at Santa Barbara & Director of the MacArthur Foundation's law & neuroscience Project.