Critical Value

By The Urban Institute

Critical Value is a podcast from the Urban Institute that explores issues of significance for research, policy, and people. We talk with experts and highlight the best available data and evidence to elevate the debate on topics that matter.

  1. 1.
    How Do Effective School Principals Drive Impact in Education?
    19:53
  2. 2.
    Lifting Millions of Kids Out of Poverty
    20:27
  3. 3.
    Public Leadership in the Time of COVID
    23:30
  4. 4.
    Teaching Kids How to Give
    21:31
  5. 5.
    How to Make Research More Inclusive
    19:07
  6. 6.
    Native Communities and COVID-19
    23:00
  7. 7.
    How Technology Can Improve Government
    21:45
  8. 8.
    Why Representation Matters in Research
    19:41
  1. 9.
    How the Federal Government Can Support Opportunity For All
    26:44
  2. 10.
    What Does COVID-19 Mean for the Future of Latino Entrepreneurship?
    22:16
  3. 11.
    Better Supporting Working Families with Kids in the Time of COVID
    21:52
  4. 12.
    Why Charitable Giving and Philanthropy Matters Today
    25:06
  5. 13.
    Why Closing the Digital Divide Matters
    22:53
  6. 14.
    What We’re Reading (and Watching) to Help Reflect on Race, Power and Privilege
    23:37
  7. 15.
    How Can We Alleviate Food Insecurity During the Pandemic?
    22:25
  8. 16.
    How Can We Address Historic Unemployment Rates?
    24:57
  9. 17.
    Empowering the Next Generation through Higher Education
    23:05
  10. 18.
    How Can We Minimize Coronavirus Risks in Prisons and in Jails?
    22:23
  11. 19.
    How Will the Coronavirus Spending Bill Provide Support During the Pandemic?
    19:16
  12. 20.
    How Can We Alleviate Economic Insecurity During The Pandemic?
    18:47
  13. 21.
    How can we address housing insecurity during the pandemic?
    19:39
  14. 22.
    Can the Research Process Be Hacked?
    18:07
  15. 23.
    Sin Taxes Are Sweeping the States!
    18:24
  16. 24.
    How America Spends through the Tax Code
    17:29
  17. 25.
    Top of Mind: Exciting New Research Ideas for 2020
    19:23
  18. 26.
    Creating A Culture of Giving (Redux)
    20:10
  19. 27.
    Elevate the Debate: How to Drive Fact-Based Policy Conversations
    19:54
  20. 28.
    #42 Youth Apprenticeship: Connecting High School Students to Work-Based Learning
    20:56
  21. 29.
    How Foundations are Looking to Increase Impact
    22:35
  22. 30.
    How Workforce Systems Improve Access to Skills and Jobs
    25:25
  23. 31.
    Measuring the Latinx ‘Tsunami’ and its Impact on the US
    24:18
  24. 32.
    Ripple Effects of our Shifting Immigration Policies
    23:28
  25. 33.
    Artificial Intelligence + Government
    19:24
  26. 34.
    Your Summertime Reading List!
    17:53
  27. 35.
    Raising the Income Floor for American Workers
    20:43
  28. 36.
    The Gathering Storm of Student Loans
    18:39
  29. 37.
    Research in the Next 50 Years
    22:09
  30. 38.
    Bold Solutions to Improve Financial Well-Being
    21:33
  31. 39.
    Lifelong Learning in a Changing Labor Market
    17:56
  32. 40.
    What is Philanthropy’s Role in Cities?
    20:29
  33. 41.
    How Denver Is Breaking the Homelessness-Jail Cycle, Part 2
    19:22
  34. 42.
    How Denver Is Breaking the Homelessness-Jail Cycle, Part I
    20:54
  35. 43.
    The Green New Deal
    17:54
  36. 44.
    The Wealth Gap (Redux)
    18:03
  37. 45.
    The First Step Act
    23:50
  38. 46.
    How Secure Is Employment at Older Ages?
    16:34
  39. 47.
    Rethinking Long Prison Terms (Redux)
    17:56
  40. 48.
    Creating A Culture of Giving
    20:13
  41. 49.
    How Neighborhood Gun Violence Impacts Communities
    19:06
  42. 50.
    The Amazon Opportunity: Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity
    19:59

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