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
 

Defining Our Path: A Strategic Plan For Education In Worcester

 

Worcester Almanac: 2018

 

Brokering a New Lease: Capturing the Value of State Offices for Massachusetts

 

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Worcester Almanac: 2018
Apr 02, 2018

The Research Bureau is pleased to present The Worcester Almanac.  Now in its fourth edition, it is …

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Brokering a New Lease: Capturing the Value of State Offices for Massachusetts
Mar 19, 2018

Boston’s economic boom has been a boon for developers and landlords, as an influx of businesses me…

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To Protect Lives and Property: The Role of the Worcester Fire Department in Emergency Medical Services
Feb 13, 2018

The Research Bureau is pleased to present its latest report To Protect Lives and Property: The Role …

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