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Nudging

How Government Can Nurture the Nudge

In implementing behaviorally informed interventions known as "nudges" to improve program outcomes, the city of Louisville has followed an important pr...

Transportation

Using Data to Find the True Price of Parking in Boston

In 1981, the price of Boston's metered parking spaces doubled from fifty cents to a dollar an hour. Crews from the Traffic and Parking Department fann...

What Works Cities

The District of Columbia’s Scientific Approach to Policy

In the past year, Washington, D.C. has dramatically increased its efforts to use low-cost evaluations in policymaking. Boosted by commitments to data-...

Civic Data

Case Study | Boston’s Citywide Analytics Team

In Boston, when an ambulance arrives at an address in under six minutes, when a resident’s call to 311 is answered in less than 30 seconds, or when a...

Project on Municipal Innovation

How Cities Should Manage High-Profile Police Incidents

  Wyatt Cmar This is Wyatt Cmar with the Project on Municipal Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center for Democratic Governance. I'm her...

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