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R Street Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, public policy research organization. Our mission is to engage in policy research and outreach to promote free markets and limited, effective government.

In addition to our D.C. headquarters, we have offices in Georgia, Texas, Ohio and California.

We work extensively on both state and national policy, and focus on issues that other groups tend to neglect. Our specialty is tackling issues that are complex, but don’t necessarily grab major headlines. These are the areas where we think we can have a real impact.

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Civil Society, Education and Work
The Limits of Liberty Christina Pesavento
Commercial Freedom
R Sheet on Economic Mobility C. Jarrett Dieterle & Aubrey Neal
Criminal Justice & Civil Liberties
Finance and Trade
The Fed’s confusions Douglas Carr
Alex Pollock on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Alex J. Pollock
Harm Reduction
14 Days to Prohibition: New York and Michigan Pass Flavor Bans Carrie Wade & Jesse Kelley
Vaping: Why Wait for the Evidence? Steven Greenhut
National Security & Cybersecurity
State Policy
Vaping: Why Wait for the Evidence? Steven Greenhut