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The Public Policy Institute (PPI) is the focal point of public policy research, analysis and development at AARP. Led by AARP Senior Vice President Susan Reinhard, PPI's staff works to design policies that have a significant impact on improving economic security, health care and quality of life.
Founded in 1985, PPI publishes staff research and analysis regularly throughout the year. Publications from 1998 to the present can be found on this site.
PPI also frequently convenes leading policy experts for discussion of key national and state policy issues. In addition, staff provide critical research and analytical support for AARP advocacy efforts and campaigns at the state and federal level.
Dr. Rodney Harrell is responsible for AARP's policy development on housing and related livable communities issues, managing the housing research agenda, conducting independent research, making public appearances. Read
Jana Lynott manages AARP's transportation research agenda and is responsible for developing the content of the Livable Communities chapter of the AARP Policy Book, adopted by the AARP Policy Council and Board. Read
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