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Evidence-Based Policymaking Primer

Evidence / Research July 24, 2018

In our personal lives, data can be compiled to provide valuable information that we rely on to make decisions.

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Rural Aging: Health and Community Policy Implications for Reversing Social Isolation

Bill Frist, Anand Parekh, MD / Research July 20, 2018

BPC hosted a roundtable to advance the national conversation on reversing social isolation among rural seniors.

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Transparency, Accountability, and Consent in Evidence Building

Evidence / Research July 20, 2018

A firm understanding is needed about what consent means, how the concept is applied in conjunction with transparent notification processes, and how other accountability mechanisms are relevant.

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Survey Results: The New Middle on Immigration

Immigration / Research July 17, 2018

The American people have an urgent desire for the federal government to develop an enforced, fair, and consistent process that addresses systemic issues.

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An Overview of Tax Expenditures

Evidence / Research July 10, 2018

Tax expenditures affect almost every segment of the economy by changing the financial incentives for individuals, families, and businesses.

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Building Prosperity, Stability, and Security Through Strategic Health Diplomacy

National Security / Research July 9, 2018

PEPFAR has evolved rapidly to stay ahead of the HIV pandemic and is now working towards achieving epidemic control and ending AIDS as a public health threat.

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Oversight Matters: What’s Next for Inspectors General

Governance / Research July 9, 2018

The IGs provide an excellent return on the taxpayers’ investment in their work and have become a critical part of the checks and balances in our democratic system.

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TANF and Early Childhood

Education / Research June 29, 2018

For many working families, child care is a basic necessity—and often an expensive one. In families with young children, child care costs are often one of the largest items in the household budget.

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What is the Long-Term Fiscal Outlook for the United States?

Economy / Research June 28, 2018

The federal government is on a dangerous fiscal path. The widening gap between federal revenues and spending leads to the unsustainable trajectory of U.S. debt.

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Recent Immigration Has Been Good for Native-Born Employment

Immigration / Research June 18, 2018

New quantitative research examines whether immigration increases competition for jobs, and suggests instead that immigration and employment serve as complementary forces.

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