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Department of Public Administration & Policy

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Research Centers & Institutes

Center for Environmental Policy

CEP

The Center for Environmental Policy aims to improve the nation's ability to address environmental challenges through effective governance.

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Washington Institute for Public Affairs Research

Capitol

The Washington Institute for Public Affairs Research serves as a bridge between the academic and policy worlds, advancing scholarly research that addresses pressing issues and concerns.

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Metropolitan Policy Center

Metropolitan Policy Center

The Metropolitan Policy Center (MPC) was created in the Fall of 2014. It serves as the metropolitan and urban research hub on AU's campus with a mission is to create knowledge and propose solutions to our 21st century metropolitan and urban challenges.

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Center for Public Finance Research

Treasury Building

The Center for Public Finance Research offers research and education in public budgeting and finance, public financial management, public economics, and benefit-cost analysis from local to international levels.

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Institute for the Study
of Public Policy Implementation

ISPPI

The Institute for the Study of Public Policy Implementation is a unique forum where all stakeholders in the public policy implementation system can work together on a continuing basis to create compelling results for the public.

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