For the past three decades we have been engaged in original research on a wide array of topics and projects, either to inform public policy and practice or to develop new understandings and new knowledge.

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We can:

  • evaluate policies and programs
  • relate the findings of given projects to the literature in the field.
  • conduct field research on the impact of projects on excluded groups
  • review and evaluate research papers and policy briefs
  • create indicators for “soft” concepts such as “giving voice to the disenfranchised” or “empowering the poor”
  • develop research strategies using quantitative and qualitative methods
  • design protocols for complex survey research involving life histories
  • research specific cities, metropolitan areas or regions

Past clients include:

  • Alfred Sloan Foundation
  • American Express Foundation
  • AT&T Foundation
  • British Department for International Development (DFID)
  • Chase Bank and Roper Starch
  • Dutch Trust Fund
  • Economic Opportunity Studies –
  • Ford Foundation
  • Fulbright
  • Gates Foundation
  • German Marshall Fund
  • Hewlett Foundation
  • Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation
  • Kellogg Foundation
  • Luce Foundation
  • Luce Foundation
  • MacArthur Foundation
  • NY Academy of Medicine: Keep Rockland Beautiful
  • NY Community Trust
  • Pfizer FoundationFord Foundation
  • Revson Foundation
  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund
  • Russell Sage Foundation
  • The Japan Foundation
  • Tinker Foundation
  • World Bank