The Rural Policy Research Institute provides nonpartisan, research-based analysis and information on the challenges, needs, and opportunities facing rural communities.
Browse our work on the well-being of rural communities, including publications, presentations, news, and events.
This document discusses a policy perspective which reflects the most critical dynamics to be addressed, to lesson the comparative disadvantage to rural people and places.
This presentation discusses RUPRI Center’s Work on Marketplaces and Insurance coverage as well as variations in premium and cost. Presentation by Timothy D. McBride, Abigail
These two policy documents from 2010 and 2014 take a first and second look at the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Presented by the Rural Policy Research Institute Health Panel: Keith Mueller, PhD; Timothy McBride, PhD; Andrew Coburn, PhD. At the Annual Meeting of the National
This presentation explores rural and urban definitions and what makes an area rural/urban. It also discusses population dynamics and challenges in rural and urban areas.
Presented by Charles W. Fluharty (President and CEO, Rural Policy Research Institute) at The New River Valley Planning District Commission Annual Dinner on March 12,
This presentation maps out the framework for regional rural innovation and the eight forms of rural wealth. Presented by Charles W. Fluharty (President and CEO,