• Urban Connecticut's structural strain

    by Anonymous    April 15, 2016

    BY ARI ANISFELD Urban centers are the engines of Connecticut's economy. They are job-centers, entertainment-providers, and home to 18 percent of Connecticut's population. But they also face the largest gaps when it comes to paying the bill. In 2015, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s New England Public Policy Center analyzed the fiscal affairs of every Connecticut town and found wide disparities. … Read More

    neppc data
  • Survey: Poverty Effects In Connecticut Are Far-Reaching

    Hartford Courant    March 27, 2016

    Note: This story appeared on the front page of the Hartford Courant on Sunday, March 27.  The online version contains an interactive data visualization allowing readers to explore survey data by Connecticut town, age, gender, household income, and other factors.… Read More

    Connecticut data by town profile
  • Senator Murphy hears transit complaints

    The Hour    February 28, 2016

    [Excerpt] NORWALK -- Host to tens of millions of commuters each year, Interstate 95 has "about double" the amount of traffic it was designed for, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) said Sunday during a town hall discussion about the snarled enigma that is Connecticut's public transportation system.… Read More

  • WNPR's live radio program, Where We Live, recently hosted Mark Abraham, Executive Director of DataHaven, and Anita Chandra, Director of RAND Justice, Infrastructure, and Environment, to discuss findings from the … Read More

    Where We Live interviews DataHaven on Connecticut data
  • New Haven Residents Feeling Somewhat Safer

    by Anonymous    January 15, 2016

      by APARNA NATHAN AND MARK ABRAHAM New Haven residents feel safer in their neighborhoods than they did three years ago, one of many indicators from recent neighborhood surveys that show rising levels of optimism about the city, its government, and the local job market.… Read More

    New Haven neighborhood safety
  • Expert View: Happiness and Inclusive Growth

    Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth Inclusion Hub    December 29, 2015

    [Excerpt] Bhutan pioneered the Gross National Happiness Index. Now a U.S. study has released the nation’s largest neighborhood-level survey of well-being, modeled on a U.K. census. What does it tell us about the links between happiness, financial services and inclusive growth? … Read More

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