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The Tobin Center reduces the time from [social science] research to [policy] impact.  By enabling more policy-relevant research at Yale and bringing it to the policy arena, we seek to strengthen families, communities and the nation. 

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The Tobin Center will enhance Yale’s vital role in informing data-driven discussions of public policy.. supporting Yale’s emphasis on the importance of using empirical approaches in the social sciences to address the greatest challenges of today.”

- Yale President Peter Salovey

News

January 27, 2020
The #MeToo movement has raised awareness of sexual misconduct and exposed several high-profile cases of predatory behavior by powerful men — and also driven a significant... Read more
September 4, 2019
On Wednesday, September 4, the Tobin Center hosted a webinar on hospital competition and M&A activity in the US. The program featured Martin Gaynor, the EJ Barone... Read more
August 24, 2019
Tobin researcher John Eric Humphries and co-authors use a new rich linked dataset to shows that evictions are more consequence than cause of financial instability.