Research and Data
Important developments in state fiscal policy. Our quarterly State Revenue Report – plus Fiscal Features on topics such as gambling revenue to the states, and the relationship between economic trends and state revenues. Data tables are downloadable.
The changing roles of state and local governments in America — and the relationships between the national government, on the one hand, and state and local governments, on the other.
Our popular New York State Statistical Yearbook, providing a vast array of data ranging from population and health statistics to information on education and the economy. Read the data online; order the 788-page Yearbook in print; or select and download spreadsheet tables.
Papers and forums on New York State policy, governmental management and reform, and economic trends. Recent updates include discussions of constitutional issues around gubernatorial succession, and the prospects for a coordinated state transportation policy.
Our New York State Health Policy Research Center studies health-care topics including access to health insurance coverage; variations among states in long-term care spending; Medicaid finance; and intergovernmental relations in health policy.
Accountability, standards and assessments in K-12 education. State and local education finance. The role of community colleges. Trends in higher education management and accountability. And more.
How well have federal, state, and local institutions responded to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita?
Our Roundtable on Religion and Social Welfare Policy provides updates and dialogue on the role of faith-based organizations in America’s social welfare system.
Studies of the implementation of federal and state welfare reform and work requirements.
Disparities in social and economic conditions between cities and surrounding communities. The incidence of extreme poverty in America’s urban areas. And more.