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Recipient Purpose Term Amount
The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles To advance the development of the California Policy Lab. 2018 - 2020 $2,850,000
Curators of the University of Missouri To conduct research on the relationship between pension systems and financial equities in state education. 2018 - 2020 $156,930
President and Fellows of Harvard College To conduct research and educate key stakeholders about the impact of local control on municipal public finance in Illinois. 2017 - 2018 $89,888
Trustees of Boston College To support the Center for Retirement Research. 2017 - 2020 $809,928
American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences To expand access to public sector retirement research. 2014 - 2016 $542,193
James Madison Institute To support educational efforts related to public employee benefits reform in the state of Florida. 2011 - 2012 $79,000
Texas Public Policy Foundation To expand access to information about public sector retirement systems. 2015 - 2017 $50,000
Urban Institute To expand access to information about public sector retirement systems. 2013 - 2014 $483,525
Western Center on Law and Poverty To help reform driver's license suspensions for failure to pay fines and fees and eliminate fines and fees in juvenile justice systems. 2018 - 2020 $250,000
Brookings Institution To identify new policies that are intended to improve retirement security. 2018 - 2020 $299,510
National Council on Teacher Quality, Inc. To support efforts to assess and improve teacher retirement systems. 2014 - 2016 $152,520
The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley To help enhance the Internal Revenue Service data infrastructure and to conduct research on topics related to inequality and opportunity. 2015 - 2017 $374,774
Urban Institute To support research on Social Security retirement and disability policy. 2018 - 2020 $1,541,345
The Regents of the University of Michigan To help establish the Youth Policy Lab. 2016 - 2019 $2,826,615
EdBuild, Inc. To collaborate with the Urban Institute to support policy research, education, and dissemination efforts related to school funding policy. 2016 - 2019 $845,689
RAND Corporation To analyze information about public pension systems. 2016 - 2020 $88,346
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania To support the expansion of the Penn Wharton Budget Model, which analyzes the economic and budgetary impact of federal budget policy reform proposals. 2017 - 2020 $6,615,437
American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences To conduct research on teachers' pensions in an effort to identify ways to improve fiscal sustainability of state pension systems. 2016 - 2019 $190,000
Kansas Policy Institute To conduct research about the pension benefit structure for public employees in the state of Kansas. 2011 $10,000
Texas Public Policy Foundation To support educational efforts related to retirement security and public pension policies in the state of Texas and across the nation. 2016 - 2017 $44,758
Urban Institute To fund the Tax Policy Center. 2014 - 2016 $1,236,482
Brown University To help establish the Rhode Island Innovative Policy Lab. 2015 - 2019 $4,369,803
California Foundation for Fiscal Responsibility To perform a financial analysis of the state of California's public pension plans and proposed reforms. 2011 - 2012 $150,000
National Council on Teacher Quality, Inc. To provide information about teachers' pension systems. 2015 - 2017 $206,000
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