Rhode Island Innovative Policy Lab identified as leader in fact-based research at 2017 Conference of Mayors

More than 250 of the nation’s mayors met in Miami Beach over the weekend for the 85th U.S. Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting.  Mayors discussed a wide variety of priorities that contribute to the overall health of America’s cities. In a speech during the Sunday Plenary Session, which addressed a broad range of the challenges […]

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Women in Leadership Conference speakers evaluate opportunities and challenges for women in leadership roles

Women in Leadership’s dynamic speakers evaluate opportunities and challenges for women in leadership roles May 10, 2017 Talented women in male-dominated STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields are sometimes reluctant to contribute their ideas in a group. That reticence not only helps perpetuate that field as male-dominated, said Harvard Business School Assistant Professor of […]

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Can We Save Retirement: What the US and other countries can learn about social security reform.

“On the website of the interest group that represents American retirees, there’s palpable concern about the future. The vast majority of Americans haven’t saved enough in their retirement accounts to cover their expenses after they finish working.” ChicagoBoothReview RIIPL Director Justine Hastings’ research in Mexico, cited in the article, holds clues to possible solutions for […]

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