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Advancing Excellence and Innovation in Governance

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Through over thirty programs, projects, and initiatives, we are dedicated to solving the world’s most intractable public problems 



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American Indian Economic Development

Explores the conditions under which sustained, self-determined development is achieved among American Indian nations.

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Democratic Governance

Explores the relationships between democratic governance and the persistence of urgent social problems in countries around the globe.

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Innovations in Government

Recognizes and promotes creative and effective problem solving by governments and citizens.

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Institutional Antiracism and Accountability Project

Addresses intellectual and practical questions as they relate to antiracism policy, practice, and institutional change.

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Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia 

Promotes research and training on Asia to disseminate best practices and improve public policy.

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From speaker series to research and field work, explore everything the Center has to offer from A to Z. 

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August 18, 2021  

Ash Researchers Lay Out Case for Increased Investments in Intelligent Civil Infrastructure

In a new paper, Stephen Goldsmith and his co-authors Betsy Gardner and Jill Jamieson argue that intelligent infrastructure should be a priority for policymakers at all levels of government. 

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