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.
The RUPRI Population and Place Analytics Panel and the RUPRI Health Panel jointly provided comments to the Census Bureau on the proposed definition of Urban
Read comment letter here.
RUPRI, led by the Rural Health Panel and the Population and Place Analytics Panel, has released comments on Recommendations from the Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical
The RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis releases this report on Pharmacy Vaccination Service Availability in Nonmetropolitan Counties. In February 2021 the White House
This paper follows an extensive review of the research literature at the intersection of three broad areas—1) rural wealth creation and distribution 2) rural arts
Many prominent voices both inside and outside of government are calling on President Biden to focus more attention on rural issues, and even appoint a
The RUPRI Health Panel has released a new brief, Characteristics and Challenges of Rural Ambulance Agencies. Every year, nearly 10 million rural Americans receive EMS
The Midwest Public Health Training Center in the College of Public Health at the University of Iowa is hosting a new podcast series on rural
CHART Model Through the new Community Health Access and Rural Transformation (CHART) Model, CMS aims to continue addressing disparities by providing a way for rural