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.

Arizonans Speak

Arizonans Speak

Arizonans Speak 2019 is a census-balanced poll of Arizonans, regardless of their voter registration status. Morrison Institute fielded this poll in order to elevate the perspectives of all Arizonans to inform policy discourse and decision making.

Spotlight on Arizona's Kids

Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Resources in Arizona

Morrison Institute’s gap analysis looks at communities and their ranking on risk factors and available services to provide information to decision-makers, community organizations, and funders about the strengths and unaddressed need across communities in Arizona.

Urban-Rural Relationship

Revisiting the Urban-Rural Relationship

Did you know that it took a U.S. Supreme Court decision to end rural domination in the Arizona Senate and fundamentally change the locus of power in the state?

CAP report

The Elusive Concept of an Assured Water Supply

The Kyl Center for Water Policy at Morrison Institute present: A Central Arizona Groundwater Replenishment District Report

Arizona Town Hall

Strong Families, Thriving Children

When families are strong and children thrive, the community prospers.

Arizona & Guanajuato

Potential for Enhanced Trade between Arizona and Guanajuato

Mexico is Arizona’s No. 1 trading partner with over $15 billion in trade annually. The bulk of Arizona’s international commerce is with Sonora, the immediate neighbor to the south, but there are other potential economic opportunities worth exploring across Mexico. Here the focus is on Guanajuato, one of Mexico’s most economically advanced states with robust international trading ties.

Senior Citizens

Honoring Wishes: Is Arizona Doing Enough to Protect Seniors?

Reports and Publications
January 2019
David Schlinkert, policy analyst, Morrison Institute for Public Policy


Purgatory: In-between Violence and Immigration Policy
Reports and Publications
October 2018


Understanding Arizona’s Propositions
Reports and Publications
October 2018

Change in Central Phoenix

Change in Central Phoenix
Reports and Publications
August 2018