From the Public Policy Website:
Indiana University established the IU Public Policy Institute, a collaborative, multidisciplinary research institute within the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs. John L. Krauss, director of the Institute, leads a team of experienced faculty and staff with expertise in policy analysis, program evaluation, facilitation, and planning. Our research provides a neutral voice to dialogues among political and community leaders who need to understand the long-term effects of policy decisions. The Institute serves as an umbrella organization for research centers affiliated with SPEA, including the Center for Urban Policy and the Environment and the Center for Criminal Justice Research. The Institute also supports the Office of International Community Development and the Indiana Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (IACIR).