CIEPS is internationally known for policy research and analysis of domestic and international economic policy issues. It is a leader in promoting cooperative work between economists and political scientists. The institute organizes conferences and sponsors visiting scholars.
The institute collaborates with a number of universities and research institutes in the United States and abroad. It is an important venue for student mentoring, developing skills in applied economic and political economy research as well as preparing policy reports. It promotes research and policy analysis on a wide range of topics.
The CNS investigates the neurophysiology of economic decisions. Researchers draw on economic theory, experimental economics, neuroscience, endocrinology and psychology to develop a comprehensive understanding of human decisions. Click here to go to http://www.neuroeconomicstudies.org/.
IDR focuses on core issues facing the processes of democracy in the United States and abroad. Its work includes intercultural community building, exploring antidotes to racism and training leaders who work in multicultural communities.