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Urban Institute


The Urban Institute investigates social and economic problems confronting the nation and analyzes efforts to solve these problems. The Institute seeks to increase Americans’ awareness of important public choices and improve the formulation and implementation of government decisions. Much of its research is available to the public.

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Policy Briefs

Title: Expanding Access to Economic Opportunity in Fast-Growth Metropolitan Areas
Authors: Rolf Pendall, Margery Austin Turner
Date: May 2014

Title: Children of Immigrants: 2011 State Trends Update
Authors: Devlin Hanson, Margaret Simms
Date: May 2014

Title: Immigration and the Changing Landscape for Local Service Delivery Demographic Shifts in Cities and Neighborhoods
Authors: Julia Gelatt, Gina Adams, William Monson
Date: March 2014