Build & Grow Relationships

The best policies are based on data-driven research, using engaged, diverse stakeholders and by fostering thought that motivates people to think regionally. It is a process that CREC has done successfully since 2009, and it has helped expand our client base and grow communities. Clients vary from single municipalities and private-sector firms:

• Cities • Think tanks
• States • National organizations

Client Profile

Laura and John Arnold Foundation

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation’s core objective is to address the nation’s most pressing and persistent challenges using evidence-based, multi-disciplinary approaches. The Foundation strives to create functional solutions that target the root causes, not just the symptoms, of these problems. The solutions must be both scalable nationally and sustainable without permanent philanthropy. Learn more at http://www.arnoldfoundation.org/.

Website: http://www.arnoldfoundation.org

Project Catalogue

State Data Sharing Initiative
Start Date: Jan 1970 — End Date: Jan 1970

CREC is gathered information about state laws and regulations that govern business revenue and UI data disclosure to determine best practices for maintaining the safety of data as well as best practices for expanding access to confidential data for qualified researchers and policymakers. We will also provide assistance to five states seeking to reform their data governance and sharing policies based on best practices from other states.

Promoting Data Sharing to Enhance State Policy Making & Program Evaluation
Start Date: Jan 1970 — End Date: Jan 1970

CREC conducted a two-year project (2016-2017) focused on: (1) researching laws and regulations governing the disclosure, or “sharing,” of confidential state business revenue and unemployment insurance data as well as the processes used in establishing agreements to access that data for policy making and program evaluation, and (2) providing technical assistance to states in developing […]

Project Updates

CREC Selects Five State Teams to Collaborate on the Data Sharing for State Policy Making and Program Evaluation Initiative
August 4, 2016

CREC has selected five outstanding state teams to collaborate with on the Data Sharing for State Policy Making and Program Evaluation Initiative, a two-year effort that aims to help states use privacy-protected administrative data.

RFP: Seeking Five Cross-Agency Teams to Participate in State Data Sharing Initiative
June 24, 2016

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: CREC seeks (5) state teams to collaborate with one another and with CREC experts to help facilitate greater access to administrative data to validate the impact of public investments in workforce and economic development. Proposals are due Friday, July 15, 2016.