Research to Public Policy

Applied Policy Research, Data Analytics and Reporting.


The objective of RP2 is to inform public policy debates at the state and local level in Minnesota through rigorous, applied public policy research.  RP2 experts work closely with non-profit organizations, foundations, state and local governments, lobbyists and trade associations to provide objective, unbiased analysis and data to inform policy issues.  This objective is met by: 

  • providing highly specialized research and analysis to stakeholders,
  • providing a rich source of state and local data and data analytics to improve public policy discussions, and
  • disseminating analysis of key public policy issues in Minnesota through policy reports.