Urban Institute

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Founded 1968. Independent, non-partisan organization that gathers data, conducts research, evaluates programmes, offers technical assistance overseas and educates Americans on social and economic issues to foster sound public policy and effective government. Ten policy centres cover: education policy; health policy; income and benefits policy; international development and governance; justice policy; labour, human services and population; low-income working families; metropolitan housing and communities policy; nonprofits and philanthropy; tax policy (in a joint venture with the Brookings Institution).

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  • Barry Turner

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