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Tax Administration: Compliance, Complexity, and Capacity

Economy / Research April 8, 2019

How the government administers the U.S. tax system typically draws far less attention from policymakers and the American public, but is critically important.

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Carbon Removal Comparing Historical Investments with the National Academies Recommendations

Energy / Research April 3, 2019

Analysis of the historical baseline estimates of federal RD&D investment related to carbon removal and how they compare with NASEM recommended future funding levels.

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Privacy-Preserved Data Sharing for Evidence-Based Policy Decisions

Evidence / Research March 28, 2019

Emerging privacy-preserving technologies hold considerable promise for improving data privacy and confidentiality. This paper primarily focuses on secure computation.

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Tracking Federal Funding to Combat the Opioid Crisis

Health / Research March 26, 2019

BPC conducted an analysis of federal appropriations and identified 57 federal programs that, either entirely or significantly, fund efforts to curb the opioid epidemic.

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Advancing Interoperability, Information Sharing, and Data Access: Improving Health and Healthcare for Americans

Health / Research February 12, 2019

Supporting better health outcomes requires an interoperable healthcare system in which the patient is at the center of care and the right person has access to the right data.

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Integrating Clinical and Mental Health: Challenges and Opportunities

Health / Research January 24, 2019

BPC examines barriers to the integration of clinical health care and mental health services, and identifies policy options for consideration in advancing integration.

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Early Head Start–Child Care Partnerships: Spotlighting Early Successes Across America

Education / Research January 16, 2019

This report highlights the inner workings of 12 EHS-CCP programs, draws lessons learned, and makes recommendations for improving the program moving forward.

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Ethno-Sectarianism and Political Order in the Middle East

National Security / Research December 14, 2018

The newfound faith in the ability of centralized governments to maintain order by brutalizing restive populations into submission is belied by the region’s recent history.

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Creating an Integrated Efficient Early Care and Education System to Support Children and Families: A State-by-State Analysis

Education / Research December 13, 2018

A state-by-state analysis to explore whether states, like the federal government, are making progress toward improved integration and governance in ECE programs.

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Immigration’s Effect on the Social Security System

Economy / Research November 21, 2018

Immigration can mitigate the challenges of an underfunded Social Security System by providing additional workers to support the growing ranks of retirees.

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