Advancing policies for a strong, competitive, and vibrant economy in the District of Columbia.

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Our chart of the week is a quick-read highlight of new or relevant data every week.

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The work of the D.C. Policy Center is often featured by the media in articles, interviews, and other platforms that highlight our expertise.


To encourage the exchange of new ideas and fresh perspectives, the D.C. Policy Center hosts lectures and roundtables, and our experts regularly participate in events in the community.

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We collaborate regularly with practitioners in the District’s business community, who have their ear to the ground. Share your insights via our data collection inbox.

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From quarterly economic indicators, to housing data, to demographics, our staff and independent fellows are available for media interviews and speaking engagements. We strive to respond to media requests same-business-day.

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We are independent, nonpartisan, and open-minded, and our work is shaped by data, not opinion. We work regularly with the public and private sector on commissioned research.