Morrison Institute is a leading resource for relevant research, analysis and policy choices of public value. Recent research reports are listed below.

More Morrison Institute research reports are available in the Arizona State University archives.

Greater Phoenix Forward

Greater Phoenix Forward: Sustaining and Enhancing the Human Services Infrastructure

Reports and Publications
September 2008
Robert Ashcraft, John Hall, Barbara Robles, Jose Ashford, Teri Kennedy, Elizabeth Segal, David Becerra, Flavio Marsiglia, Timothy Tyrrell, Debra Friedman, Rob Melnick, Randy Virden, Nora Gustavsson, Tanya Nieri, Nancy Welch, Tom Rex


Forum 411: Immigration: From Global to Local Kids

Reports and Publications
June 2008
Morrison Institute Staff

"Immigration: From Global to Local to Kids" is the first issue of the policy briefing series, Forum 411: Engaging Arizona's Leaders. Migration is a global phenomenon today, putting the United States in the midst of another historic wave of immigration. As a "gateway" and a destination, Arizona is certainly not alone in coping with people crossing borders.

Arizona's Sun Corridor

Megapolitan: Arizona's Sun Corridor

Reports and Publications
May 2008
Grady Gammage Jr, John Stuar Hall, Robert E. Lang, Rob Melnick, Nancy Welch, Michael M. Crow

Sustainability for Arizona

Sustainability for Arizona: The Issue of Our Age

Reports and Publications
October 2007
Rick Heffernon, Nancy Welch, Rob Melnick

Nearly everyone is talking about sustainability. But what exactly does it mean—especially for Arizona? Morrison Institute and Arizona State University’s Global Institute of Sustainability answer that question and many more in Sustainability for Arizona: The Issue of Our Age.

Arizonans' Trust in the Police

Confidence and Caution: Arizonans' Trust in the Police

Reports and Publications
July 2007
William Hart, Richard Toon

Treasure of the Superstitions

The Treasure of the Superstitions

Reports and Publications
April 2006
Grady Gammage Jr.

Beat The Odds

Why Some Schools With Latino Children Beat the Odds... And Others Don't

Reports and Publications
March 2006
Mary Jo Waits, Heather E. Campbell, Rebecca Gau, Ellen Jacobs, Tom Rex, Robert Hess

Hot Topics

How Arizona Compares: Real Numbers and Hot Topics

Reports and Publications
January 2005
Rob Melnick, Nancy Welch, Bill Hart

Scottsdale 2.0

Which Way Scottsdale: Scottsdale 2.0, The Next Version

Reports and Publications
March 2003
Mary Jo Waits, William Fulton