Rhode Island Innovative Policy Lab (RIIPL): providing research and analysis to support smart policy

The Rhode Island Innovative Policy Lab (RIIPL) will serve to assist state policy makers, provide research and analysis to support Smart Policy, and strengthen relationships between the State of Rhode Island and Brown University. In partnership with the Office of the Governor, RIIPL will embrace data and science-driven policy reform with outcomes, client needs, and fiscal responsibility at the center of policy design. 

PI: Justine Hastings, professor of Economics 

Other PSTC investigators: John Friedman, associate professor of Economics; Emily Oster, professor of Economics; Jesse Shapiro, professor of Economics

Funding: Laura and John Arnold Foundation