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The Working Paper

NLPES issues a comprehensive, entertaining, hard-hitting, stop-the-presses newsletter. While it hasn't yet been recognized by the Nobel Committee (it's only a matter of time), The Working Paper (formerly called NLPES News) is required reading for those keeping up with the field of legislative program evaluation. On-line versions are available below.

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Updated February 2020