Economic and Social Policy Research

Crime and Justice

Our expertise in domestic and international crime and justice research includes criminology, economics, law, psychology, public health, and sociology.

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Food and Nutrition Policy

Our experts analyze and evaluate the effects of policies and regulations on food and agriculture to improve the health and well being of our nation.

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Technology Economics and Policy

Our technology economists and policy analysts apply microeconomics to evaluate the impact new technologies have on industry and society.

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Our experts in economics, demography, health, education, urban planning, and public financing are well qualified to study the wide range of issues in economic and social policy facing our society. Our multidisciplinary research teams provide policy makers with independent, objective insights regarding a variety of public policies and private sector concerns. Show more

The information and analyses we provide our clients help to inform and improve public policy discourse and advance economic and social development decision making in crime, violence, and justice; gender issues in health and education; food and nutrition policy; technology economics; and the role of innovation in economic development.

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Survey finds the percentage of undergraduate women at 9 colleges who were sexually assaulted during 2014-2015 academic year varied considerably

In a survey of students at nine U.S. colleges and universities, the percentage of undergraduate women who experienced a sexual assault, defined as sexual battery or rape, during 2014-2015 academic year varied considerably‚ÄĒrates varied among the 9 schools, ranging from 4 percent to 20 percent.¬†

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