Tobin Project
February 27, 2013 | MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

Building a new model for policy-relevant research

Inspired by economics Nobel laureate James Tobin, the Tobin Project convenes and connects academics and policymakers to conduct research initiatives that address some of society's most pressing problems and help transform public policy debates.

In its seven years, the Tobin Project has built an interdisciplinary coalition of more than 350 scholars across 80 universities working together to generate research that will help address real-world problems. The result is a new understanding of major public issues and a new model for generating transformative research in the social sciences. Learn more ›

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