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    You learn from the top brains in the subject areas

    Cons

    To much silo working by centres

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    Improve on collaboration among centres

Urban Institute Interviews

Updated Jan 23, 2015
Updated Jan 23, 2015

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    Spoke with two members of staff for an initial informal telephone interview who asked probing questions about my academic qualifications, previous research experience, and my quantitative skills as well as my history of supervising research.

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Website www.urban.org
Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1968
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Non-Profit
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year
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The Urban Institute is a not-for-profit economic and social policy research organization that oversees research projects in such areas as education, health policy, employment, income and benefits, housing and communities, population studies, poverty, and judicial issues. Its Urban Institute Press publishes books and reports addressing social and economic issues from tax policy to prison reform. About three-fourths of the institution's funding comes from the federal government; most of the rest comes from foundations including The Aspen Institute and the California... More

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