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We help cities answer complex questions by building research projects designed to inform decision makers with local data, place-based context and actionable findings.

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Opportunity barriers for Chattanooga youth

A child's prospects of earning more than his or her parents have fallen 40 percent over the past half-century.

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Violence reduction playbook

Finding the right policy is the first step to curbing crime. We break down several popular options.

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Open Hamilton

An open data policy would improve government transparency, accountability and efficiency in Hamilton County.

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The cost of education

How much does it cost to educate a student in Hamilton County, Tennessee?

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