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View Resource Urban Institute

The Urban Institute is a Washington DC-based, nonprofit organization devoted to economic and social policy research. Its Website holds a wealth of information featuring in-depth reports on social and economic issues facing the US and abroad. These reports are updated frequently and focus on such issues as American health care reform, child support, and social security. The Research section...

https://www.urban.org/
View Resource WTO History Project

A joint project of the University of Washington's (UW's) Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies and the University Library, the WTO History Project focuses on the history-making protests of late 1999 in Seattle during the World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial meetings. A particularly groovy and educational highlight of this Website is the database of fliers, posters, notes, letters, etc. that...

http://depts.washington.edu/wtohist/index.htm
View Resource National Centre for Social Research

The National Center for Social Research is widely considered to be Britain's premier research group specializing in social surveys and qualitative research for the development and evaluation of public policy. Much of the centre's work is done on the behalf of various public organizations, such as research councils, charitable trusts, and foundations. At the homepage, visitors can read about the...

http://www.natcen.ac.uk/
View Resource Economic and Social Science Research Council

With its prestigious record of research and service to the broader public sector, the Economic and Social Science Research Council (ESRC) is the UK's prime research funding and training agency that actively addresses both economic and social concerns. As the website notes, the council seeks "to provide high quality research on issues of importance to business, the public sector, and government."...

http://www.esrc.ac.uk
View Resource European Economic and Social Committee

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is a "consultative body of the European Union." The EESC is meant to serve as "a bridge between European and organized civil society", and their work includes networking with other governmental organization, adopting policy resolutions and suggestions, and researching energy issues, among other things. The materials on the site are divided into...

http://www.eesc.europa.eu/en
View Resource Alliance for Financial Inclusion Screenshot

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) works to provide "its members with the tools and resources to share and implement their knowledge of policies that increase access to financial services for the poor." This peer-to-peer learning model is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and works closely with many partners around the world. On its website, visitors can look over six...

https://www.afi-global.org/