The Research Bureau

Promoting Informed Debate and Decision-Making through Public Policy Research

The Worcester Regional Research Bureau serves the public interest of Greater Worcester by conducting independent, non-partisan research and analysis of public policy issues to promote informed public debate and decision-making. For thirty years, The Research Bureau has worked to protect the public interest in Greater Worcester by identifying issues, investigating impacts, and educating the public and government officials of opportunities and best practices.

A nation may establish a system of free government, but without the spirit of municipal institutions it cannot have the spirit of liberty.”
Alexis deTocqueville, Democracy in America
 

WPS Community Forum Twitter Invite Jan 24

 

Minimizing Risk: The Implications of a $15 Minimum Wage for Worcester

 

Bureau Brief – Urban Design

 

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Minimizing Risk: The Implications of a $15 Minimum Wage for Worcester
Jan 18, 2018

The Research Bureau is pleased to present its latest report Minimizing Risk: The Implications of a $…

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Foreclosure in the City of Worcester
Oct 04, 2017

The Research Bureau is pleased to present its latest report Foreclosure in the City of Worcester. T…

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Breaking Down the Budget: Questions to Consider, City of Worcester & Worcester Public Schools FY2018
Oct 02, 2017

EACH YEAR on July 1, Massachusetts cities and towns must implement a new budget. The City of Worcest…

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