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Evidence-Based Policy and Innovation Archive

Laura and John Arnold Foundation announces request for criminal justice research proposals

NEW YORK, NY—The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) today announced a request for criminal justice research proposals as part of its effort to build an evidence base about the approaches, innovations, and strategies that work best to improve public safety as well as fairness and efficiency in the criminal justice system. LJAF has committed … Read More

Laura and John Arnold Foundation awards research grants to study minimum wage increases

Houston, TX—Elected officials in a number of cities across the United States have approved increases to the local minimum wage in an effort to improve the well-being of low-income workers and families. In some communities, the minimum wage will increase by more than $5 an hour. Yet, not much is known about the impact of … Read More