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A center for applied scholarly research on issues of public policy that links the analytical resources of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with public policy makers in the state of Maryland
"MIPAR's mission is to bring the analytic capability of University scholars to bear upon the pressing policy concerns facing decision makers in the public sector. MIPAR provides support that enables social science faculty and students to conduct policy-relevant research. MIPAR also encourages interdisciplinary interaction among UMBC faculty, and faculty from other institutions."
Maryland Institute for Policy Analysis and Research's website (accessed on Mar. 29, 2006)