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IPR Scholars Led Workshop on R&D in STEM Education

IPR statisticians Larry Hedges and Elizabeth Tipton trained researchers in the latest evaluation methods.

Atlanta Federal Reserve President to Deliver IPR Distinguished Lecture

September 7, 2022
Raphael Bostic
Raphael Bostic to discuss the “battle against inflation” on October 5. Register today.

Labor Unions Are Key in Protecting Workers’ Rights in States

August 30, 2022
A group of protestors rallied in support of Amazon workers and unionization.
Research suggests that states with more union members maintained better work conditions and offered workers more protections.

The History of Abortion Politics

August 16, 2022
abortion protest
IPR talks with IPR political scientist Chloe Thurston about politicians’ changing views on abortion and the role interest groups play.

Coronavirus Media Mentions

August 24, 2022
Stay up-to-date with the latest IPR faculty media mentions concerning COVID-19 as well as other IPR news related to the coronavirus in 2022.

Research Excellence. Policy Impact.

Rigorous, interdisciplinary social science research for the common good

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We connect policymakers with nonpartisan research relevant to policy debates in city halls and state houses, as well as the halls of Congress and of international organizations.

Browse our trending research or contact us if you need help finding an expert or research on a specific topic.

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The Media

IPR faculty researchers are leaders in their respective fields and stand ready to share their expertise. If you are interested in interviewing an IPR faculty member or covering their research, use the resources below or contact us. We're here to help you get the story.

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We seek to educate and enable next-generation scholars and policy specialists through cross-disciplinary teaching and training. Find opportunities or get involved by using the resources below.

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IPR Events

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IPR Colloquia

Join us this year as we host our events in person and remotely via Zoom webinar. Each academic year, we organize more than 40 policy-relevant events. Sign up for notification of our events and join our community for robust debate and discussion.