RUPRI Releases Comments on Office Of Management & Budget Proposal to Revise Metropolitan and Micropolitan Area Standards. March 2021

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 Area Standards Review Committee to Changes in Metropolitan and Micropolitan Area Standards. Read Comments Here In our comments, we recommend that OMB not implement a change in the metropolitan statistical […]

National Academy of Sciences releases report: Rationalizing Rural Area Classifications for ERS, including presentations from RUPRI Leaders, Dr. Tom Johnson and Dr. Bruce Weber

National Academy of Sciences releases report Rationalizing Rural Area Classifications for the Economic Research Service, including presentations from RUPRI Leaders, Dr. Tom Johnson and Dr. Bruce Weber. The Economic Research Service at USDA maintains four distinct geographic classification systems to designate areas by the degree to which they are rural. In April 2015, the Committee […]